Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images via Getty Images
Planned Parenthood And ACLU Sue Arkansas Over 18-Week Abortion Ban
The groups want to block the ban from going into effect on July 24 while a judge reviews the law's constitutionality.
Woman Arrested In Killing Of Former GOP Arkansas Lawmaker
Former Sen. Linda Collins-Smith was found dead outside her Pocahontas home on June 4.
Death Of Former Arkansas Lawmaker Probed As Homicide
Former GOP State Sen. Linda Collins-Smith was found Tuesday, appearing to have died of a gunshot wound.
Remains Of Missing 4-Year-Old Maleah Davis Found In Arkansas: Officials
By Juan A. Lozano, AP
Her mother's ex-fiancé claimed the little girl was abducted last month. He has been charged with tampering with evidence.
GOP Senator: Sacrifices In Trump Trade War 'Minimal' Compared To What Soldiers Give
Tom Cotton, a Republican lawmaker from Arkansas, stood by the president's retaliatory tariffs against China.
Arkansas To Remove Confederate Statue In U.S. Capitol, Add Johnny Cash, Daisy Bates
Statues of the musical icon and the civil rights hero will be sent to the National Statuary Hall.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
Federal Judge Tosses Medicaid Work Requirements
Kentucky and Arkansas, where 18,000 people have already lost their health care, were the subject of the lawsuit.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
Arkansas Governor Signs 18-Week Abortion Ban Into Law
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a law restricting abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy.
Screen Shot/Now This
Arkansas Sen. Stephanie Flowers Explodes Over 'Stand Your Ground' Threat To Her Son
The Democrat's powerful speech about lethal "self-defense" threats to blacks rocks a state committee.
Judge's Report Lays Out Extensive Evidence Of Abuse In Man's Death In For-Profit Jail
Ryan J. Reilly
Michael Sabbie, a 35-year-old father of four, died in a privately run jail on the border of Texas and Arkansas in 2015.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Arkansas Sheriff’s Deputy Fired After Shooting Yapping Chihuahua
Faulkner County cop Keenan Wallace discharged his service weapon at Reese’s, reportedly shattering the dog’s jaw, during a house call Friday.
Arkansas State Senator Has History Of Spewing Anti-Muslim Propaganda
He was locked out of his Twitter account for sharing an anti-Muslim tweet — but HuffPost found nearly 20 more instances of Islamophobic posts.
Bus Carrying Youth Football Team Crashes In Arkansas, Killing At Least 1 Child
By Jill Bleed, AP
At least 45 other people were hurt when the charter bus crashed roughly 25 miles southwest of Little Rock, authorities said.
Arkansas Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hike
Employers will have to pay at least $11 per hour by 2021.
Missouri and Arkansas To Vote On Raising The Minimum Wage On Election Day
The two ballot initiatives would gradually hike the wage floor to $12 and $11, respectively.
Bill Clark via Getty Images
Arkansas Radio Ads Invoke Lynchings To Scare Black Voters Away From Democratic Candidate
Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.) said he did not endorse the ads, which were paid for by a PAC called Black Americans for the President's Agenda.
Andrea Morales via Getty Images
Arkansas Has Been Offering A Nonbinary Gender Option On State IDs For Years
Curtis M. Wong
The policy, in place since 2010, was recently highlighted by an LGBTQ news outlet.
Satan Ruled Out As Experts Puzzle Over Mysterious Flaming Pit In Arkansas
“He didn’t come up and stick his pitchfork in the ground and blow that hole out.”
Satanic Temple's Baphomet Raises Hell Over Religious Freedom In Arkansas
The goat-headed creature took on the Ten Commandments monument at a rally in Little Rock.
Leah Millis / Reuters
When Sarah Sanders And The ACLU Teamed Up For Voting Rights
By Blake Paterson, ProPublica
The Trump administration wants to restrict access to the ballot box, but Sanders once sued to overturn a ban on student voting.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
Kratom Users In States That Ban It Discuss How Prohibition Has Made Life Worse
Their stories offer a look at the potential consequences and challenges of a federal ban on the botanical drug.
James Leynse / Getty Images
Supreme Court Blocks Appeal, Allowing Arkansas To Restrict Medical Abortions
If the law goes into effect, Arkansas will be the only state to practically ban medical abortions.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
Arkansas Gets Permission To Enforce Voter ID Law In Primaries
The state's Supreme Court gave election authorities the green light after a lower court had blocked the law.
Kelly P. Kissel/AP
E-Verify Immigrant Job Screening Is A Game Of Chicken, Politics And State Laws
, Editorial Partner
A Stateline analysis of E-Verify use found that a critical tool for preventing the illegal hiring of undocumented workers hasn’t been used uniformly even in the states that require it.
How Growing Up With A Mom In A Secret Lesbian Relationship Shaped My Life
, Guest Writer
My mom sat me down and said that if anyone asked about them, I should say that they were cousins.
Archive Photos via Getty Images
Elvis Presley Is Running For Congress In Arkansas
It's now or never!
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit