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NWA population continues climb

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas’ bedroom communities had the state’s largest growth rates between 2015 and 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Much of Arkansas faces enhanced risk for severe weather over holiday weekend

Severe thunderstorms are possible across much of Arkansas as motorists pack their bags and travel to getaway destinations this Memorial Day weekend, meteorologists say.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Missouri man sentenced in Bentonville to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing two boys

Subscriber onlyA Missouri man criticized the jury Wednesday after he was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sex crimes involving two boys.

Fort Smith directors hear recycling proposals

Subscriber onlyCity directors will consider two proposals next month to provide recycling services to the city.

  • Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination," a federal appeals court said Thursday in ruling against the executive order targeting six Muslim-majority countries.

  • U.S.: More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

    WASHINGTON — A U.S. bomb that dropped on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul set off explosive materials that had already been placed inside by Islamic State fighters, causing the structure to collapse and killing more than 100 civilians, a U.S. military investigation concluded Thursday.

  • Company recalls precooked sausage distributed in Arkansas due to metal

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Kansas food distributor is voluntarily recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage that might contain metal.

  • Trump vows to crack down on leaks, chastises NATO

    BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to crack down on leaks that prompted Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week's bombing. He also chastised NATO leaders for not paying their fair share to protect the long-standing alliance.

  • UK police find 'significant' evidence in bombing investigation; May slams U.S. on leaks

    MANCHESTER, England — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media.

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U.S. Department of Justice announces drug sentences

Subscriber onlyLarry Jesus Navarete, leader of a faction of Mara Salvatrucha also known as MS-13, was sentenced to 20 more years in federal prison. Navarete was already serving a 38-year sentence from a 2008 conviction in California for gang-related robbery and false imprisonment, U.S. Department of Justice said.

Tuition, fee increases at UA campuses get 1st approval; vote by full board set today

Subscriber onlyA committee of the University of Arkansas board of trustees gave the initial green light Wednesday for tuition and fee increases — ranging from the lowest of 2.24 percent for the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope to the highest of 8.02 percent at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff — for the 2017-18 school year.


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NBC's Will & Grace returns to Thursday nights

Last week the broadcast networks put on a big fuss for advertisers about what's ahead for the fall, and as usual, there were a few surprises as the newbies were announced and pink slips were officially handed out.

Opinion

NWA editorial: Thursday's thumbs

Subscriber onlyAs May begins to wind down toward summer and the final days of school, students will get to give their fingers and thumbs a break from all that writing and arithmetic. Have a great summer, but let's keep putting those thumbs to good use:

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OPEC, others keep cap on output

Subscriber onlyAn alliance of many of the world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months, an effort to support prices that seems futile in the face of growing production from the U.S.