Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Trump and Clinton turned their sights on each other after their Super Tuesday wins, with Trump promising to "go after" Clinton.

US South braces for snow and freezing cold ahead of winter storm

Light snow accumulation and some ice was already being reported on Wednesday afternoon.

Ex-boxing champ Jermain Taylor pleads guilty to Arkansas felony charges

Ex-boxing champ Jermain Taylor pleads guilty to Arkansas felony charges

Taylor has offered repeated apologies for his erratic behaviour in recent years.

Amy Duggar marries Dillon King in Arkansas

 "19 Kids and Counting" star Amy Duggar tied the knot with her fiance Dillon King in an intimate ceremony at Horton Farms, near Bentonville, Arkansas.

Fifteen US states try to block Obama clean power plan

 Fifteen US states have petitioned a federal court to block new rules by President Barack Obama`s administration to encourage clean power and cut harmful carbon emissions from power plants.

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least four people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to splinters.

Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Texas and Arkansas

Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people.

Texas, Arkansas tornadoes kill at least four, shatter homes

 Emergency crews were cleaning up on Monday from tornadoes that killed at least four people and injured 50 others in Texas and Arkansas that were part of a twister series to hit central states overnight, flattening buildings and snapping power lines.

At least two dead, 10 missing after Arkansas, Texas tornadoes

 At least two people were killed in Arkansas and another 10 unaccounted for in Texas after a series of tornadoes hit the Great Plains states overnight, flattening buildings and injuring dozens, local officials said on Monday.

Arkansas woman dies at 116 after six-day reign as world's oldest person

Gertrude Weaver, who last week became the world`s oldest-known living person, has died at the age of 116 at a senior care facility in Arkansas, officials said on Monday.

Muslim prisoner can grow his beard: US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas prison cannot prevent a Muslim inmate from wearing a half-inch long beard, in keeping with his religious beliefs.

Arkansas issues same-sex marriage licenses

Gay marriage has arrived in the Bible Belt in the US South, beginning with two women who had travelled overnight to ensure they`d be first in line.

Obama pledges help for tornado victims in US south

President Barack Obama has promised federal help for those hurt by deadly tornadoes in the southern US state of Arkansas, after inspecting damage on a brief stopover.

Gunman kills three people, wounds four in Arkansas shootings

Three people, including a 13-year-old girl, were shot dead and four were injured in Arkansas on Saturday before the suspected gunman was found dead in his vehicle, police said.

Arkansas top attorney will defend gay marriage ban

The attorney general of Arkansas today said he supports allowing same-sex couples to wed, but will continue defending his state`s 2004 ban on gay marriage in court because he believes it is his duty to do so.

Tornadoes kill 26 in US

Tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through Alabama and Mississippi, part of a storm system that killed at least nine people in the South and brought the overall death toll from two days of severe weather in the country to at least 26.

Tornado devastation in US, rescue operation starts, 18 found dead

Residents emerged Monday to view the full scope of the devastation left by powerful tornadoes that tore through small towns in south-central United States, killing at least 18 people.

Multiple deaths as tornadoes strike southern US

Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

`Mass casualty event` reported in Arkansas town after tornado hits

A tornado caused a "mass casualty situation" in Vilonia, Arkansas, after ripping through the town on Sunday, a spokesman for the Faulkner County Sheriff`s office said.

US teacher accidentally shows her sex tape to class

In a bizarre incident in Arkansas, US, a teacher accidentally showed a sex tape of her and her fiancée to her students.