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Reckless Disregard: Unauthorized use of poison near DeKalb kills wildlife, damages property

Published Apr. 25 2017

We suspect many readers were shocked and even angry when they saw the lead story on Sunday's front page.

Finding the truth in turbulent times

Published Apr. 25 2017

WASHINGTON—I don't know Joe Galloway well. We briefly met once or twice, having worked for the same people over a...

Campus free speech endangered species

Published Apr. 25 2017

I've been asked to speak at various locations for various occasions in the past. I spoke at Philadelphia's Independence Hall...

Make much out of something small

Published Apr. 25 2017

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss.—They are dangling from a fence next to the Mockingbird Cafe, where, yes, healthy sandwiches are named...

Jay Dickey: First Republican elected from the Fourth District leaves a legacy of service

Published Apr. 24 2017

It was big news when Jay Dickey won the election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Arkansas' Fourth District,...

Royal role model: A prince's forthright stance

Published Apr. 24 2017

Britain's Prince Harry did himself a world of good by seeking professional help for psychological problems stemming from the 1997...

A quick refresher course on our esteemed leader

Published Apr. 24 2017

WASHINGTON—You'd think with 24/7 exposure to everything Donald Trump, we'd know all about him. But here are a few fun...

Texarkana Tradition: Final goodbye to Bryce's Cafeteria is fast approaching

Published Apr. 23 2017

What do you say about the last days of a local landmark?

We've been faking each other out for a while

Published Apr. 23 2017

People ask me all the time about fake news.

Ford Raptor: New truck less bird of prey, more ball of energy

Published Apr. 22 2017

BOISE D'ARC CREEK, Ark.—Raptor? Ford's second iteration of its "purpose built" F-150 neither flutters nor flits nor flies like a...

Porsche adds turbo to sporty 2017 Targa

Published Apr. 22 2017

There are weeks when I lose interest in driving, and there are cars that restore my interest. This was one...

Ioniq delivers the unexpected: Good-looking hybrid

Published Apr. 22 2017

In 2011, there were 35 hybrid and electric vehicle models on the market. Today, there are 59, an increase of...

Trump, the 'Oh, never mind' president

Published Apr. 22 2017

WASHINGTON—In his first annual message to Congress, John Quincy Adams, among the most experienced and intellectually formidable presidents, warned leaders...

Maybe a China deal to remember?

Published Apr. 22 2017

It's tricky and scary, this business of trying to get North Korea's tyrannical regime to give up its nuclear ambitions....

Pricing a government shutdown and more legislative stalemates

Published Apr. 22 2017

One hundred days, as arbitrary as that number may be, have traditionally constituted the first grading period for a new...

Nanny City: How far should government interfere in personal decisions?

Published Apr. 22 2017

New York City is taking aim at residents' personal health decisions—yet again.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Apr. 22 2017

Cheers & Jeers for April 22, 2017

Saber rattling, then pivot on Pyongyang?

Published Apr. 22 2017

It wasn't particularly graceful. It wasn't easy on the nerves. But it's just possible that the Trump administration has executed...

What comes next with North Korea?

Published Apr. 22 2017

There was a moment at Press Secretary Sean Spicer's White House briefing Monday that was significant. Asked by a reporter...

O'Reilly Out: Should FOX News have stood by star in wake of allegations?

Published Apr. 21 2017

For two decades Bill O'Reilly has been the most popular talk show host on FOX News—indeed, the top-rated host on...

Is President Trump really clever or just really lost?

Published Apr. 21 2017

There seem to be a fair number of people these days loudly complaining that the unpredictable presidential candidate named Donald...

Bernie Sanders moves into left's leadership vacuum

Published Apr. 21 2017

The 2016 presidential nominating race was barely over, and already Bernie Sanders was looking ahead.

Church and State: Case important to religious schools here and elsewhere

Published Apr. 20 2017

Arkansas' neighbor to the north, the state of Missouri, decided awhile back to make school playgrounds safer for children and...