This week we’ve got your franchises in MovieStyle — the vroom, vroom, vroom of the Fast and the Furious franchise continues with this sixth entry, returning director Justin Lin and all the usual suspects (Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez), with at least some of the action set in London.
Years ago, Kay Simpson found herself in the heart of search-and-rescue efforts for animals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After Monday’s deadly tornado in Moore, Okla., Simpson is helping out again, this time from home.
Ron Mathieu, executive director of the state’s largest airport, is urging U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to let US Airways keep all its slots at Reagan National Airport as a way to ensure the daily direct flight between Little Rock and Washington, D.C., continues as scheduled.
It’s Memorial Day weekend. Which means it has to be Riverfest weekend, Friday-Sunday along both sides of the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.
The Internal Revenue Service official who first disclosed that the agency had targeted conservative groups denied Wednesday that she had ever provided false information to Congress. She then invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify.
GOODNESS, what now? The latest excuse in the IRS mess is that a lone bureau in Cincinnati is to blame. Along with lax supervision. And that’s how the federal government came to target conservative groups with names like Tea Party and Patriot in their names? Really?
PHOENIX (AP) — The jury in Jodi Arias' murder trial was dismissed Thursday after failing to reach a verdict against the woman they convicted of murdering her one-time boyfriend in a case that captured headlines worldwide with its sex, lies, violence.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Data released Thursday by the defense from slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's cellphone includes texts with a friend about fighting, smoking pot and being forced to move out of his mother's house because of trouble at school, as well as photos of a gun and what looks to be a potted marijuana plant.
OGIDI, Nigeria (AP) — Writer Chinua Achebe shunned Nigeria's corrupt politicians and twice turned down national honors, never fearing to criticize those he felt ruined his country. On Thursday, however, the lawmakers and the country's elite came to praise him.
NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is bringing back former CEO A.G. Lafley, a 33-year industry veteran, to its top post in a surprise move as the world's largest consumer goods maker tries to improve its results globally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting war effort of the past dozen years, defining a narrower terror threat from smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida.