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Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov...

Aid flows into Iraq Shiite town after siege broken

BAGHDAD — Iraq's outgoing prime minister travelled to a small northern Shiite town Monday, praising its residents for fending off ...

China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

HONG KONG — China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit ...

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able ...
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CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

EDITORIAL

Lower the rates--now

The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company ...

NATE ALLEN

Nate Allen

SPORTS

One half won't be enough for Hogs

Halfway respectable also meant half bad.

LINDA HAYMES

Linda Haymes

ARKANSAS

Brickell to visit state, sign books

PAGER-TURNER: Former Camden resident Beth Brickell, now a filmmaker, author and former actress living in Los Angeles, will hold ...

Philander Smith locks down Sunday after chase, police say

Philander Smith College on Sunday locked down its dormitories for an hour and a half after three students led police on a chase through campus, Little Rock police said Monday.

2 startup firms offer smartphone banking

NEW YORK -- The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

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49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

TV news shows

Lineup of guests for today’s TV news shows: ABC’s This Week — Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.; former Gov. Bill Richardson, R-N.M. 8 a.m., KATV, Channel 7, Little Rock.

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Groups ask state high court to strike voter-ID law

With the question of the legality of Arkansas' voter-identification requirement pending before the state Supreme Court, college professors, black lawyers and civil-rights groups are asking the high court to strike down the law.

Creative types gather to tinker

MESA, Ariz. -- Inside a nondescript, garagelike workshop nestled among restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.

Baths soothe ruffled feathers

Although adults know better than to attribute human feelings to animals, it's hard not to believe that birds are playing when they splash about in a puddle after a summer rain.

'Lynda's List' keeps Clintons up on friends in state

While Bill and Hillary Clinton were vacationing in August at their rented mansion on a scenic bluff in the Hamptons, they read a flurry of email updates from an earlier life.

All that jazz

Although I grew up listening to what is today called "classic rock," I began to gradually lose interest in it by the early 1980s or so--David Bowie's Let's Dance was probably the last rock album I remember taking home and playing over and over again.

Lower the rates--now

The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.

Police in Oregon say scene 'safe' after standoff

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have detained a man after a brief standoff near Interstate 84 in northeast Portland, Oregon.

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife — never taking no for an answer.

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

COLUMNISTS

Charles Krauthammer:

Columnists: Lower the rates--now

Nate Allen:

Hog calls: One half won't be enough for Hogs

Linda Haymes:

Paper Trails: Brickell to visit state, sign books

Wally Hall:

Like it is: Hogs in it to win it before second-half slog

Bryan Hendricks:

ARKANSAS SPORTSMAN: Shoot, new complex an ideal site for charity event

Richard Davenport:

The Recruiting Guy: Texas running back tries to decide if Hogs are fit

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