Arkansas is a state in the southern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2018. Its name is of Siouan derivation from the language of the Osage denoting their related kin, the Quapaw Indians. The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains, which make up the U.S. Interior Highlands, to the densely forested land in the south known as the Arkansas Timberlands, to the eastern lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta.
Some Republican state lawmakers are making it harder for citizens to create ballot initiatives. Andrew DeMillo, the Capitol correspondent for the Little Rock bureau of the Associated Press, joined CBSN.. CBS News - Published
According to Business Insider, "Thousands of working-age adults in Arkansas lost their Medicaid coverage as a result of new work requirements that didn't end up boosting employment, according to a new..
President Donald Trump announced White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving. According to Business Insider, Sanders served the Trump administration for more than three years. Trump..
According to Business Insider, "A surge of new abortion bans and clinic closures has highlighted the recent rise in America's maternal mortality rates. Nearly all of the states who have recently passed..
Reuters reports a group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday. Legal advocacy groups representing 12 plaintiffs are seeking class action status on behalf of hundreds of asylum..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, tornadoes smashed into western Ohio, killing one person, injuring many others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from..
According to Mother Nature Network, severe weather and tornadoes ripped through the Midwest. Storms have been cascading across Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas for the last few..
According to Mother Nature Network, Severe storms and devastating tornadoes have wreaked havoc in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas over the past few days. The string of intense..
George Takei became a star voyaging through the galaxy on board the Starship Enterprise. But the actor and activist's journey began at an Arkansas internment camp at the dawn of WWII. He described his.. CBS News - Published
From a 2013 "Sunday Morning" interview, actor and activist George Takei revisited the site of the Rohwer, Arkansas internment camp where, at age five, he and his family were relocated with other.. CBS News - Published
A man from Van Buren, Arkansas, was visiting Mexico when he was last seen Saturday. Now, family and friends are doing anything they can to find him. KFSM-TV's Tori Johnson reports. CBS News - Published
We may learn more about the mysterious killing of former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith. A woman suspected in the case, Rebecca O'Donnell, is expected to appear in court in a few hours... CBS News - Published