posted: 04/23/2017 4:30 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson let 13 bills become law without his signature during this year’s regular legislative session. The bills range from one authorizing the creation of an industrial hemp research program to another barring cities from naming airports after living elected government officials if those airports receive public funds.
updated: 04/23/2017 4:30 a.m.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister Saturday swept aside any lingering tensions between the two nations and joined forces in urging China to take a bigger role in pressuring North Korea to scuttle its nuclear weapons and missile program.
updated: 04/23/2017 4:30 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson joined a long list of predecessors as he oversaw Arkansas' first execution in more than 11 years.
posted: 04/23/2017 3:31 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first he has awarded during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military.
updated: 04/23/2017 3:29 a.m.
A previously canceled House Intelligence Committee hearing to receive testimony from three top officials in former President Barack Obama's administration about Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 election is back on for next month.
posted: 04/23/2017 3:28 a.m.
Lawmakers returning to Washington this week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.
posted: 04/23/2017 3:13 a.m.
The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. surgeon general.
updated: 04/23/2017 3:01 a.m.
Disaster planning subject of seminar
posted: 04/22/2017 10:04 a.m.
Scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets Saturday along with students and research advocates in pushing back against what they say are mounting attacks on science.
updated: 04/22/2017 2:58 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the government spending bill Congress is preparing, the White House budget director said.
posted: 04/22/2017 2:54 a.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday demanded that nine jurisdictions produce proof that they are communicating with federal authorities about illegal aliens or risk losing grant funding.
updated: 04/22/2017 2:53 a.m.
HELENA, Mont. -- In Montana to campaign for a GOP congressional candidate, Donald Trump Jr. planned a detour long enough to hunt prairie dogs, drawing the ire of animal lovers but understanding among locals who see the furry rodents as pests who decimate crops and livestock.
updated: 04/22/2017 2:41 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now living in the country illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the "dreamers" that they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies.
posted: 04/22/2017 1:58 a.m.
House Republicans are working to undo regulations put in place under President Barack Obama to rein in Wall Street, offering the industry relief from dozens of rules.
posted: 04/21/2017 2:17 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax changes package he plans to unveil next week.