A proposed contract for a consultant to review the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery sailed through a legislative panel Thursday after state Sen. Jimmy Hickey, R-Texarkana, said the study "will help us help turn the lottery around."
Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that a data breach between April and September put about 56 million credit and debit cards at risk.
WASHINGTON -- Congress cleared the way Thursday for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State extremist group, ratifying a strategy President Barack Obama outlined last week.
BELL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago after the shooting death of his young son — killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage Thursday at a home in a small Florida town outside of Gainesville.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A broken rail was cited as the "probable cause" of a 2012 train derailment and explosion that damaged a bus depot and led to home evacuations in Ohio's capital, according to federal investigators.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court has again delayed the trial of Kenya's president, after prosecutors said they did not have a strong enough case to convict him because Kenya was not cooperating in turning over potential evidence.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July.