Gov. Asa Hutchinson called Monday for more "teeth" in the state's criminal sentencing guidelines and corrective action to reduce disparity in jail time ordered for the same crime.
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve took the final step to ensure it can't repeat the extraordinary measures taken to rescue American International Group and Bear Stearns in 2008, adopting formal restrictions Monday on its ability to help failing financial firms.
December is the month of Kringles and jingles, the month of highest hopes -- because if reindeer can fly, then why not pigs?
WASHINGTON -- With only two or three weeks left on the 2015 congressional calendar, members of the Arkansas delegation say that passing a spending bill to keep the government running is a top priority.
Another day, another report on the barbaric way this state treats its disabled children, in this case autistic kids whose families aren't always told about their mistreatment. That was the word out of the U. S. Department of Education's office of civil rights: "We're seeing injuries of spiral fracture, kids getting injured, kids getting manhandled," said Debra Poulin, legal director of Disability Rights Arkansas. "We see all kinds of crazy things that you just wouldn't really believe."
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A timeline of key moments since The Associated Press first reported on contamination of Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waterways:
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A Modesto man's lucky hunch paid off when he won a $1,000 lottery prize and immediately bought more tickets — winnings $10 million with one of them.
REYHANLI, Turkey (AP) — Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men convicted of homosexuality: They would be thrown to their deaths from the roof of the nearby Wael Hotel.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven Wednesday after weakness in U.S. economic data was tempered by an upbeat Australian growth report.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks that officials say he assembled around a car.