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15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

PARKLAND, Fla. — A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students. Continue reading...

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in last year's Las Vegas massacre. Continue reading...

Next stop for school shooting survivors: the Florida Capitol

PARKLAND, Fla. — Students who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School began a 400-mile journey to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week. Continue reading...

Church bus carrying children stopped by Arkansan wielding hatchet, knife, authorities say

An Arkansas man is accused of blocking the path of a church bus carrying children while waving a hatchet and knife on Sunday, police said. Continue reading...

Jury trial scheduled for babysitter

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A July jury trial is scheduled for a Rogers baby-sitter accused of causing the death of a 8-month-old girl. Continue reading...

Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week. The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore her trademark sunglasses — and presented an award recognizing British design excellence. Continue reading...

Special counsel files new charge in Russia probe

WASHINGTON — The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election has charged an attorney with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official, according to court papers made public Tuesday. Continue reading...

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case. Continue reading...

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children tolerate nuts in a major study. Continue reading...

Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids

BANGKOK — A Thai court on Tuesday granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a bizarre tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago, but leaving some basic questions unanswered. Continue reading...

Police: 2 students in Arkansas arrested after threats made via social media; 1 had 'death list'

Two students in Arkansas, including one who had a "death list," have been arrested after making threats online to cause violence, authorities said. Continue reading...

Walmart misses mark as e-commerce cools

BENTONVILLE -- Walmart reported a fourth-quarter profit that missed Wall Street expectations and struggled with slower e-commerce sales during the period. Continue reading...

Homeless man held in Arkansas killing

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- A homeless man was being held in the Sebastian County jail Monday in lieu of $50,000 bond after he was arrested over the weekend as a suspect in a fatal shooting. Continue reading...

Local officials hope for rain as drought persists

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Local emergency management officials hope the coming storm brings much-needed rain to Northwest Arkansas and then leaves before any flooding occurs. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyDaniel Wayne Davidson, 21, of 6 Silverton Lane was arrested Monday in connection with aggravated assault on a family or household member and felony domestic battery. Davidson was being held Monday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set. Continue reading...