posted: 03/06/2014 4:46 a.m.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to confirm Timothy L. Brooks of Fayetteville as U.S. district judge for the Western District of Arkansas.
posted: 03/06/2014 4:39 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Wednesday that his opponent, war veteran U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, acts like his military service in Iraq and Afghanistan entitles him to represent Arkansas in the U.S. Senate.
posted: 03/05/2014 4:56 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court considered Tuesday whether West Memphis police officers can be sued for shooting to death two people involved in a high-speed chase in 2004.
posted: 03/04/2014 2:43 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether the Arkansas prison system can ban inmates from growing beards for religious reasons.
posted: 03/02/2014 3:39 a.m.
One Clinton School of Public Service graduate will receive a Georgetown University research fellowship in Hillary Clinton’s name, Georgetown University announced Tuesday.
posted: 03/01/2014 3:42 a.m.
The Clinton Presidential Center on Friday afternoon released an estimated 4,000 pages of previously sealed White House documents.
posted: 02/28/2014 2:17 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Alicia Acosta left her job at an Arkansas poultry processing plant after four years of the quick, repetitive work because of pain in her hands and wrists.
posted: 02/26/2014 4:56 a.m.
By a 95-4 vote Tuesday the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Jay Moody as a U.S. district judge in the Eastern District of Arkansas.
posted: 02/25/2014 11:11 a.m.
By a 95-4 vote, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of James L. Moody to the U.S. Eastern District Court in Arkansas.
posted: 02/25/2014 4:22 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Other states shouldn’t be scared off if Arkansas legislators don’t renew funding for the private option, Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Monday.
posted: 02/23/2014 5:30 a.m.
In one of the nation’s most closely watched and expensive U.S. Senate races, all but the most dedicated campaign watchers are in the dark about who has donated money more than a month after finance reports were due.
posted: 02/22/2014 3:09 a.m.
Recent news accounts about Hot Springs lawyer Andrea Davis prompted an emergency suspension of her law license by the Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct, committee Director Stark Ligon said Friday.
posted: 02/16/2014 4:39 a.m.
President Barack Obama on Friday urged lawmakers to change the nation’s immigration policy, including creating a pathway to legal residency for millions of foreigners who have entered the country illegally.
posted: 02/16/2014 4:30 a.m.
Arkansas high school students can submit entries in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition through April 11.
posted: 02/15/2014 3:06 a.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has nominated former Arkansan Jane Chu to be chairman of the National Endowment of the Arts.