Swimming: Thomas wants to learn from Olympic Trials

Subscriber onlyAntonio Thomas has the same opportunity 115 other swimmers have Saturday when he enters the pool and competes at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb.

Attackers kill 42 in scenes of chaos at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 42 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport. The government blamed the attack on Islamic State extremists, but there was no immediate confirmation from the group.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Waltons' $250M set for charters; effort focuses on school construction in Little Rock, 16 other cities

Subscriber onlyThe Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville on Tuesday announced the establishment of a $250 million building initiative to give charter schools in Little Rock and other U.S. cities access to funding for campus construction.

Wal-Mart OKs 800 items for website

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had a surprise Tuesday for the hopeful suppliers invited to the retailer's home office to pitch their American-made products.

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Tyson Foods launches summer push in Springdale against hunger, for trail use

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Tyson Foods wants to use Northwest Arkansas' trails to help beat hunger.

VIDEO: Police should have waited to use deadly force, according to court filing

Subscriber onlyRogers police who shot and killed a knife-wielding, mentally disturbed woman at a convenience store caused the deadly situation to escalate and should not be entitled to qualified immunity, according to a response filed in a federal lawsuit.



Pat Summitt, 64, vitalized sport

Subscriber onlyPat Summitt, who won eight women's national basketball championships at the University of Tennessee and more games than any other Division I college coach, male or female, died Tuesday. She was 64.


7day menu planner

Subscriber onlySUNDAY: Fire up the grill for your grilled chicken. Add this light and summery Bacon and Basil Pasta Salad (see recipe), a Boston lettuce salad and crusty rolls. Buy a chocolate layer cake for dessert.


Seeking highest heights

Subscriber onlyHiking to the highest point in 44 of the 50 states has taken Doug Melton to the summits of snowy mountains and to grassy plains flat as a welcome mat.



Subscriber onlyNo tax hike for ‘Grand Imperial Library’ I’ve recently learned that there’s to be a special election in Fayetteville on Aug. 9 on the matter of raising property taxes to fund library expansion. I plan to vote against this property tax increase.


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Starwood manages hotel in Cuba

Subscriber onlyAmerican hospitality giant Starwood began managing a hotel owned by the Cuban military on Tuesday, opening one of the biggest holes in the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba since Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro declared detente in Dec. 2014.