Government & Politics


AETN Standoff Drags On This article is available only in print.

AETN Standoff Drags On
4 days ago

Three months after setting a deadline, there has been no resolution announced in a stalemate that followed the firing of chief fundraiser Mona Dixon, the AETN Foundation COO who had been a fixture in Arkansas educational TV for three decades.


Powell Sends Further Signals of Future Rate Cuts

Powell Sends Further Signals of Future Rate Cuts

Banking & Finance

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, testifying for a second day before Congress, said Thursday that the economy is in a "very good place" despite headwinds and that the Fed is prepared to do what it can to "keep it there." read more >

Judge Barred From Executions Cases Seeks Justices' Recusal

Judge Barred From Executions Cases Seeks Justices' Recusal

Legal

An Arkansas judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using a lethal injection drug wants state Supreme Court justices to disqualify themselves from hearing his request to handle execution-related cases again. read more >

Texas Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dies at 89

Texas Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dies at 89

Technology & Telecom

H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. read more >

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Speak in Little Rock

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Speak in Little Rock

Legal

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak in Little Rock in September as part of the Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture series, produced by the Clinton Foundation and Clinton School of Public Service. read more >