posted: 07/29/2014 3:11 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- At a meeting of young African leaders Monday, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said the United States and Arkansas need to build a stronger relationship with countries in Africa.
posted: 07/27/2014 5:23 a.m.
On an oddly cool summer evening recently, U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman stood on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., and laughed as their staffs taunted each other over who was to blame for hitting a tourist with a softball.
posted: 07/27/2014 4:39 a.m.
Four Arkansas teens traveled to the nation's capital last week for a crash course in politics that included a day on Capitol Hill and a chance to meet President Barack Obama.
posted: 07/25/2014 3:57 a.m.
After more than a year in prison, a woman on death row in Sudan for refusing to convert from Christianity was blessed by Pope Francis on Thursday hours after leaving her home country.
posted: 07/24/2014 3:42 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- A nod to Fort Smith's history with the U.S. Marshals Service is included in the design for three commemorative coins unveiled Wednesday.
posted: 07/23/2014 3:45 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd said he's heard stories about children flooding across the country's southern border, fleeing violence and abuse. But during a trip to south Texas on Tuesday, he was able to put a face to the stories.
posted: 07/19/2014 2:53 a.m.
A recipe for steamed catfish and coleslaw sliders earned one young Arkansan a seat at the White House on Friday and a high-five from the president.
posted: 07/19/2014 2:40 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- The National Archives and Records Administration on Friday released about 1,000 more pages of records from Bill Clinton's time as president.
posted: 07/18/2014 3:52 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Wal-Mart wanted to influence immigration change, so it started in its own backyard, Wal-Mart's Vice President of Corporate Affairs Lee Culpepper said at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event Thursday.
posted: 07/16/2014 3:38 a.m.
The Republican candidates in Arkansas' U.S. House races outraised their Democratic opponents in the past two months, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday.
posted: 07/15/2014 3:15 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Monday to name an Arkansas post office after the first U.S. prisoner of war executed by the North Vietnamese nearly 50 years ago.
posted: 07/13/2014 3:05 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- A proposed critical habitat designation for two freshwater mussels in Arkansas should consider how landowners and businesses will be affected, dozens of people have said in public comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
posted: 07/13/2014 3:04 a.m.
Two Arkansas fire departments will split $340,000 in federal grants for equipment, U.S. Sens. John Boozman, R-Ark., and Mark Pryor, D-Ark., announced this week.
posted: 07/13/2014 3:04 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Frustrated with the process behind a proposed critical habitat designation for two freshwater mussels, all six members of Arkansas' delegation are supporting a change to the Endangered Species Act.
posted: 07/10/2014 4:37 a.m.
After an outcry from rural firefighters, the federal government announced Wednesday that it will exempt surplus military vehicles and generators from emission standards, making them available again to fire departments.