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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2018. There are 223 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

On May 22, 1968, the nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion, with 99 men aboard, sank in the Atlantic Ocean. (The remains of the sub

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Public Affairs Calendar

Events listed in this column are generally open to the public, although admission fees may be charged. To request changes or additions or notify The Sun of special meetings for this listing, call 935-5525 or 1-800-237-5341, fax to 935-5823 or e-mail to

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Primary election 2018

David Talley The Sun
Polls close at 7:30 — be sure to vote if you haven't yet, and keep an eye on The Sun's website and Facebook page for the latest primary election results.

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ASU, UTA open Sun Belt tournament

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Kyle MacDonald and Jeremy Brown (pictured) earned All-Sun Belt Conference accolades on Monday. MacDonald was selected as the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year and also earned second-team all-conference honors at first base, while Brown earned first-team All-Sun Belt honors as a utility player.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — The college baseball postseason begins today, and Arkansas State is part of it.

After struggling to just four wins in the first six weeks of Sun Belt Conference play, Arkansas State turned its. . . more »

Toxic cloud caused by lava emerges — A3
Shooting may not bring change to Texas — A3
U.S. demands changes in Iran policies — A3
Hassle pledges more spies for the field — A3
Venezuela's opposition scrambles after Maduro win — A5
In nuke site closure, spectacle outweighs substance — A5
Syria: Capital under military control — A5
Arrest made in December robbery — A6
Man arrested after Sunday hit-and-run — A6
Candidates make final pitch before primary — A8
Illinois man found dead in river in LR — A8
LGBT community cheers pope's remarks — A9
FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info — A10

Read about all these and more in today's print edition or online e-Edition.

A watchdog group asks Netflix to pull '13 Reasons Why'

NEW YORK (AP) — A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its "13 Reasons Why" series because of potentially harmful content. The Parents Television Council describes the second season of the series as "a ticking time bomb to teens and . . .

At Cannes, a #MeToo upheaval up and down the Croisette

CANNES, France (AP) — Fifty years after filmmakers shut down the Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious Cote d'Azur extravaganza was again shook by upheaval. From the start to the finish, the 71st Cannes was dominated by protest and petition for . . .

May 2018