Waffle House suspect remains on the run, could be armed

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A mentally unstable gunman stole a BMW from a dealership and escaped capture days before killing four people at a Waffle House, police said Monday as their manhunt intensified more than 24 hours the attack.

Arkansas names companies to grow medical marijuana

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas took the first step Tuesday toward launching its medical marijuana program, as state regulators named the five businesses they intend to license to grow the drug.

Foles leads Eagles to Super Bowl title

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP.

Daylight saving time returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lose an hour of sleep this weekend, gain an hour of evening light for months ahead. Daylight saving time returns Sunday.

Arkansas cancels hearing for satanic display at Capitol

Arkansas officials canceled a hearing Thursday that had been planned for a satanic statue proposed near the state Capitol, saying a new law puts the monument on hold unless it gets legislative approval.

Arkansas bill aimed at forcing Amazon to collect sales taxes

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Forcing Amazon and other e-commerce companies to collect Arkansas sales taxes could generate up to $100 million annually in extra revenue, a senator said Wednesday, arguing his plan would put the state in a better position to enact deeper tax cuts in two years.

Trump sworn in as nation’s 45th President

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

Study: Warming to trigger more U.S. downpours

WASHINGTON (AP) — Extreme downpours — like those that flooded Louisiana, Houston and West Virginia earlier this year — will happen nearly three times as often in the United States by the end of the century, and six times more frequently in parts of the Mississippi Delta, according to a new study.