- Trump struggles to explain 'America first' foreign policy Updated: Apr-27-16 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his "America first" foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed realism for what he called a post-Cold War era replete with U.S. national security failures.
- Progressive era inspired Clean Air, Clean Water acts Updated: Apr-23-16 2:05 am
MISSOULA, Montana - When Leon Billings was first asked to join a Congressional subcommittee on pollution, he was not interested.
- Behold the stump speech, the daily grind of candidates Updated: Apr-22-16 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Day after day, the candidates for president wake up, brush their teeth and pump themselves up to say the same thing they did yesterday.
- New film imagines what happened when Elvis met Nixon Updated: Apr-21-16 4:43 pm
LOS ANGELES - At around 6:30 a.m. on December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley delivered a hand-written note to a guard at the northwest gate of the White House requesting a meeting with President Richard Nixon. In the note scribbled on American Airlines stationary, Presley expressed concern for the state of the country and asked if he could help by becoming a Federal Agent at Large.
- Trump gets support of NY Republican chairman Updated: Apr-21-16 11:23 am
NEW YORK - Donald Trump is receiving the endorsement of the head of New York state's Republican Party.
- Review: 'Elvis & Nixon' recalls a bizarre moment in history Updated: Apr-20-16 6:00 pm
This we know: On December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley showed up bright and early at the White House gates, delivering a barely legible note he'd scrawled on American Airlines stationery to President Richard Nixon. He said he'd love to come by and meet the president, and that he was also seeking a badge to be a federal agent, so he could help combat the drug culture and the "hippie elements" ruining the country.
- Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers Updated: Apr-19-16 10:06 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
- Ex-first lady Betty Ford's birthday commemorated at luncheon Updated: Apr-14-16 11:17 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The late former first lady Betty Ford's birthday has been commemorated at a luncheon.
- Thornton, who helped draft Nixon impeachment articles, dies Updated: Apr-13-16 4:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Ray Thornton, a former Arkansas congressman who helped draft articles of impeachment against then-President Richard Nixon, led two state universities and served on the Arkansas Supreme Court, has died. He was 87.
- Arizona pollster, political scientist Bruce Merrill dies Updated: Apr-12-16 7:48 pm
PHOENIX - Bruce Merrill, an influential political scientist whose polls provided decades worth of insight into Arizona elections, has died at the age of 78.
- Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song Updated: Apr-06-16 10:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Merle Haggard didn't just write great country songs, he lived them.
- Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies Updated: Apr-06-16 4:31 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame through his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.
- Wisconsin's 47 percent turnout smashes projection Updated: Apr-06-16 10:51 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin election officials predicted a big turnout in Tuesday's primary - and then voters blew their number away.