America’s Most Popular Statues

Statues honoring the Confederacy have gotten a lot of attention lately. But the statues that draw millions are largely monuments to freedom.

A Refugee Family Arrives in Arkansas, Before the Door Shuts

By MIRIAM JORDAN July 13, 2017 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Watata Mwenda’s family had it good. There was no electricity in their village in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but Mr. Mwenda, an itinerant salesman of cattle, gold and other commodities,...

Political memo: As Trump’s Coach, Senator Cotton Provides Policy to Match Rhetoric

Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas has emerged as a key resource for the White House in applying conservative policy to the unorthodox brand of “Trumpism.”

Destructive Storm System Bruises the Nation’s Midsection

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA May 4, 2017 Across a broad swath of the nation’s midsection, people fought on Thursday to hold back floodwaters, repair tornado damage and dry out homes and businesses, after a powerful storm front stretching nearly...