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Wild rumors, armed parents compound active shooter threat

A scary situation at Hoxie High School last week could have turned into disaster when rumors spun out of control about a shooting threat at the school. Wild rumors about what was happening at the school quickly spread, with someone saying they saw a weapon.. . .

Who’s passing your laws in Little Rock?

Who are the 135 legislators passing laws affecting current and future Arkansans? Typically these days, they're white male Baptist Republicans with college degrees, according to the Arkansas Legislature's website and some internet searches. But that doesn't tell. . .

Why autocrats are replacing Democrats

"If you look at Trump in America and Bolsonaro in Brazil, you see that people want politicians that do what they promise," said Spanish businessman Juan Carlos Perez Carreno. The Spaniard was explaining to The New York Times what lay behind the rise of Vox. . .

After Trump's damage, can America ever be great again?

There will be no Mount Rushmore for Donald Trump. But, if there's a presidential library, it should contain a Hall of Tweets, a Hall of Lies, a Hall of Insults and, with the "Marines' Hymn" softly playing, a Hall of Montezuma, with a section of his border wall.. . .

Trump and Kim meet again, but where's China?

President Donald Trump is betting the credibility of the United States that he can convince Kim Jung-un to give up North Korea's nuclear weapons capability in their upcoming meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam. Unfortunately, the most important authority in the N...