WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor , D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton , R-Dardanelle, will participate in two televised debates in October but likely no more in what is among the most hotly contested Senate races of the 2014 election cycle.
LITTLE ROCK — The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock says a Yell County priest has been removed from the ministry and will not be allowed to function as a priest again because of “credible allegations of sexual misconduct.”
Each year, during the last week of September, the American Library Association celebrates our First Amendment rights with Banned Books week. One of the event’s center points is publication of a list that enumerates those books that have received the most challenges during the past year.
In a move that spells good news for certain abused children and adults, the Attorney General’s State Task Force for the Prevention of Human Trafficking presented a robust list of recommendations to a group of legislators sympathetic to the issue last week .
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.