Snow blanketed central and south Arkansas on Wednesday, closing schools, slushing up highways and giving youngsters a chance to play in dense snowfall.
The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote today on a plan meant to protect consumers, in part by preventing Internet providers from blocking or slowing Web traffic.
1 MIRANDA Country superstar Miranda Lambert returns to North Little Rock's Verizon Arena at 7:30 p.m. Friday with special guests Jukebox Mafia, RaeLynn and Justin Moore. Tickets are $52.50-$69. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Senate voted Wednesday to advance a bill to finance the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a step toward sending the funding dispute to House Speaker John Boehner to resolve.
An innocent observer might think only two things happened in last week's national news: (1) Snow and sleet shut down the eastern two-thirds of the United States, and (2) an administration official was caught embellishing his military record.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dressed in red and raising signs into the air, thousands of teachers filled a downtown Los Angeles park Thursday to demand higher wages and smaller class sizes amid stalled contract negotiations.
LONDON (AP) — The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. On Thursday he was identified as a London-raised university graduate known to British intelligence for more than five years.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's core inflation rate edged lower in January as lower crude oil prices reduced energy costs, while weak retail sales and employment data underscored the fragility of the recovery of the world's third-largest economy.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House.