Authorities arrest 23 in drug sweep

LITTLE ROCK — State and federal law enforcement agencies arrested 23 people Tuesday in connection with an alleged drug trafficking operation based in Little Rock.

EPA extends comment period on carbon emissions rule

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency agreed Tuesday to give the public more time to comment on its proposed rule on carbon dioxide emissions for power plants that had been requested by a majority of the U.S. Senate.

Attorney general out of hospital

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was released from a Little Rock hospital Tuesday, a day after he was admitted for observation because of an adverse reaction to medication.



Editorial: Memories of 9/11 are always near

Fifty years ago, people talked about the amazing beauty of the mushroom clouds that developed after atomic bombs were detonated in tests. The brilliance, the wide spectrum of color visible, the graceful development of the cloud itself: It was a terrible beauty to be sure, but a beautiful sight just the same, and one seared into the memory of all who saw it.