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Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago. But military experts both inside and outside of the administration argue that even more may be needed ...

Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods

CANADENSIS, Pa. — Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvani...

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

MINSK, Belarus — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and ...

Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next ar...

Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way ...
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Razorbacks build their own reputation

The Northern Illinois University Huskies have much that the Arkansas Razorbacks want going into their nonconference game tonight at ...

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Waited six light cycles on LR road

Dear Mahatma: What is with the red lights at the new overpass and the one south of it on ...

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Rebounding expectations

There's one human trait I believe causes the most resentments and conflict in our relationships and associations. And most ...

Tax-cut friction heats governor debate

Gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson jousted Friday night about their tax-cut plans, their records in Congress and negative campaign ads during a debate that Hutchinson called "a little heated."

Grain losses rise to $15.7 million

Farmers and others in the grain industry say that Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. in Brinkley and related businesses have failed to pay them for crops valued at $15.7 million, according to the latest figure.

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Spaight leaving his mark

Martrell Spaight thought he might jump into major college football at Arkansas last year and immediately start delivering hard hits for his home-state Hogs.

Names and faces

Three backup dancers sued Cher on Thursday, claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage.

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Tax-cut friction heats governor debate

Gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson jousted Friday night about their tax-cut plans, their records in Congress and negative campaign ads during a debate that Hutchinson called "a little heated."

Grain losses rise to $15.7 million

Farmers and others in the grain industry say that Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. in Brinkley and related businesses have failed to pay them for crops valued at $15.7 million, according to the latest figure.

Suffer the little children

They wiggle and squirm. Sometimes they cry. A lot. Infants and young children in church can be a challenge for pastors, and for worshippers.

French jets destroy depot of extremists

French fighter jets embarked on their first airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State, President Francois Hollande said Friday, one day after he pledged to join the United States in its offensive against the group in Iraq.

A step, or six, too far

Okay, fine, so many of us who live in the real world like the idea of guns in school. As long as those guns are held by trained, tested, mature, screened professionals, preferably with badges in their pockets, IDs around their necks and the world POLICE on their shirts. Should some nutcase decide to target a school--again--an officer on campus would do heaps more good than a No Guns Allowed sign on the schoolhouse door.

Spaight leaving his mark

Martrell Spaight thought he might jump into major college football at Arkansas last year and immediately start delivering hard hits for his home-state Hogs.

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.

Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.

Secret Service boosts security outside White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.

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