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Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — One of the gravediggers at Peshawar's largest graveyard has a rule. He says he never cries when he buries the dead. He's a professional, he says. But as the dead bodies — mostly children — started coming in from a school massacre this week that killed 148 peo...

Immigrants build document trails to remain in US

SAN DIEGO — Electricity bills. Speeding tickets. Dentist records. Money order receipts. The search for documents is on for immigra...

Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future

MIAMI — One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations ...

Igibon gets a 12-month reprieve

After intense negotiation with their Valley Village shopping-center landlord, Igibon Japanese food has secured a 12-month lease ex...
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FRANK FELLONE

Frank Fellone

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Dangerous distractions beset drive

Dear Mahatma: Driving to Lonoke on Interstate 40 recently, I came upon a car being driven somewhat erratically. Passing, ...

MIKE MASTERSON

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Petty's pet prescript

I hereby dub it the unnecessary and publicly rejected ordinance that won't go away. At least it won't leave ...

JANET CARSON

Janet Carson

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In the garden

Q I got two poinsettias the day after Thanksgiving, and I don't think they are going to make it ...

Infections up, 8 hospitals face cuts in Medicare pay

Eight Arkansas hospitals, including UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock, will face reduced Medicare reimbursement rates after a federal agency determined they had higher rates of patient infections and other complications compared with other hospitals, records released this week show.

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Supreme pigskin buffet

The first year of the College Football Playoff, with Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long serving as the selection committee chairman, conformed to expectations.

Names and faces

Nine years of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report came to an end Thursday night, along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell.

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Infections up, 8 hospitals face cuts in Medicare pay

Eight Arkansas hospitals, including UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock, will face reduced Medicare reimbursement rates after a federal agency determined they had higher rates of patient infections and other complications compared with other hospitals, records released this week show.

Obama says Sony wrong to cave on threats by hackers

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a comedy film about a plot to assassinate the leader of North Korea and pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacker attack on Sony that the FBI blamed on the communist government.

Tuning in to CAROLS

Carols are a familiar part of worship services during Advent and Christmas, and many of the most beloved Christmas carols have ancient origins or roots in other countries.

Taking stock, Obama looks on bright side

President Barack Obama on Friday rejected critics who said he should not have opened U.S. relations with Cuba because of that nation's human-rights record, saying the historic thaw would give the United States more sway with the Cuban government.

A canceled Interview

IT HASN’T been a good month for Sony Entertainment. First came that Hack Attack by some shadowy outfit calling itself the Guardians Of Peace who tapped into Sony’s computers, stole all kinds of information, then made it public bit by bit.

Supreme pigskin buffet

The first year of the College Football Playoff, with Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long serving as the selection committee chairman, conformed to expectations.

Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails.

3 killed in car crash on way to Mexico funeral

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico.

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For decades, the politics of Cuba in Florida were simple: anything less than a hard line stance against Fidel Castro was a sure way to lose a race for office.

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