Central Arkansas Library System on Thursday announced the cast members and others involved in the production of the film <em>Devil's Knot</em> who will be on hand for its U.S. theatrical premiere next month in Little Rock.
A higher-than-expected average age of enrollees is the primary reason the cost of the state’s so-called private-option Medicaid program is running above projections, a consultant to the Arkansas Department of Human Services found.
Wal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year is new President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, whose total compensation package doubled to $25.3 million, according to a Wednesday filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse’s website states its vision: “To be the very definition of ‘WOW’ for the casual dining experience.
President Barack Obama’s administration is encouraging some nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release. It’s an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government said.
THE STATE’S official, permanent, legalized and constitutionalized numbers racket keeps running into trouble with the number that counts most to those ceaselessly trying to promote it: how many college scholarships it can hand out. Which is the high-minded rationale for the lottery.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in a standoff that lasted overnight and into Friday morning as they vented their rage at the pace of search efforts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas announced a $66 million expansion project that will boost its convention center from the seventh-largest to the fifth-largest in the United States.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana.