January 28, 2015

Patriots' owner makes strong defense of team

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding using under-inflated footballs in the AFC ...

Unmanned drone crashes at White House

WASHINGTON -- A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security -- and a growing ...

Lawmakers rethinking capital gains tax proposal

LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas lawmakers may change Gov. Asa Hutchinson's middle-class tax cut package to roll back its proposed repeal of a $21 million capital gains tax break that lawmakers approved two years ago, the chairman of the House panel considering the measure said Monday.

High-performance car

Come by Tim Parker, at 4722 Central Ave., to learn about the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. The car features a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 707 bhp and 650 pounds per foot of torque.

Republicans walking in the immigration minefield

WASHINGTON -- Any Republican event convened by Rep. Steven King -- he of "calves the size of cantaloupes" fame -- could easily have degenerated into a festival of immigrant bashing. It is to the credit of the serious GOP presidential prospects in attendance that the Iowa Freedom Summit generally was not.

Cultural learning

Lake Hamilton alum Mary Kate Tucker, front, took the opportunity to travel to Japan last summer to work on her undergraduate research in a lab at Okayama Medical School. She is currently a junior at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville studying Biochemistry.