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Hot-car deaths of children put judiciary to test

Hot-car deaths of children put judiciary to test

Margette Staten knew something was wrong when she reached her husband's gray Ford Focus on a sweltering summer afternoon. She started screaming for help. Her 2-year-­old great-grandson, Joniah Chronister, was strapped into a pink-cushioned car seat in the car in a Springdal...

Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

WASHINGTON — Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal...

Stink bugs, other pests appearing in large numbers of crops

PINE TREE, Ark. — Farmers should expect to see an unusually dense wave of insect and pest populations in crops across the state. E...

After arrest, gun law still fuzzy to lawman

Erek Balentine said he knew it was inevitable that some officer in Arkansas would make the arrest that triggered scrutiny, and pot...

U.S. warns state’s end of contract legally iffy

The federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Pa...

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Hot-car deaths of children put judiciary to test

Margette Staten knew something was wrong when she reached her husband's gray Ford Focus on a sweltering summer afternoon. She started screaming for help.

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Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's target level have begun to fade.

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The wife and children of Robin Williams have agreed to meet this week to discuss how they can resolve disagreements over the late actor's estate.

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US treasurer to oversee town hall meeting on $10 bill design

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Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died

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