The Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture, Butch Calhoun, asked for federal assistance Tuesday for farmers in the Arkansas and surrounding states regarding contracts with Turner Grain Merchandising.
LOS ANGELES -- Modern Family won a record-tying fifth best comedy series Emmy Award, and a dominant Breaking Bad captured the top drama award and a trio of acting honors in Monday's ceremony, which took a somber turn as Robin Williams was remembered with restraint and grace by his longtime friend, Billy Crystal.
Premiums for plans on Arkansas' health insurance exchange would drop an average of more than 2 percent next year under preliminary rates approved by the state Insurance Department, state officials announced Tuesday.
Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly climbed in August to the highest level in almost seven years, reinforcing signs of a strengthening outlook for the economy in the second half of 2014.
A summer of cookouts and potlucks provides countless opportunities for smoky grilled burgers, skewers and hot dogs. American classics reign, typically topped with ketchup and mustard and -- relished.
The United States has begun to mobilize a broad coalition of allies behind potential military action in Syria and is moving toward expanded airstrikes in northern Iraq, administration officials said Tuesday.
It doesn't matter if it's not fair. Some folks are just held to higher standards than the rest of us. Take a look at the front page. If you're a politician holding public office in Arkansas, or trying to, and you take two homestead exemptions when you're only entitled to one, it's going to make the papers. The rest of us would just get a note in the mail.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption trial is winding down in federal court in Richmond.
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A town in east Ukraine has come under shellfire amid fears that pro-Russian rebels in the region are advancing on government-held areas.
NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said as he stepped down as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan.