Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Posted at 12:00 PM

The Network for Public Education, a nonprofit education advocacy group co-founded by historian Diane Ravitch, is calling for a national "opt out" of high-stakes standardized testing, urging parents across the country to refuse to allow their children to participate in this spring's testing.

Updated at 11:57 AM

Q: Hello Greg! I am an old Ď51 Mercury customized flat-head man and sure remember those wonderful cars from the 1950s and then also from the 1960s. The pictures in your recent columns have brought back many good memories.

Updated at 11:51 AM

Donald Trump tweeted out a bizarre fake movie trailer for his campaign on Monday.

Updated at 11:43 AM

April is National Humor Month. It was founded by humorist and author Larry Wilde, Director of the Carmel Institute of Humor in Carmel, California. Its purpose is to promote the value of humor in improving health and enriching the quality of life.

Updated at 11:38 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Ohio Stadiumís $42 million renovation plan.

Updated at 11:34 AM

Celebrities, politicians, world leaders and more caught red-handed in Panama Papers leak

Posted at 11:30 AM

Buffets are one of America's favorite ways to get together and chow down. So, here is the top buffets from across the nation.

Updated at 11:28 AM

It has taken me how many years, and how many Subarus, to zero in on exactly why Millennials like these cars so much ó at least the smaller ones, such as the Impreza and the WRX, the Forester and this Crosstrek. Sure, theyíre very affordable and...

Posted at 11:00 AM

As we all know personally, there is no shame in an occasional makeover. A new hairdo, new clothes or even a nip and tuck keep us in better shape, so why shouldn't our houses deserve the same care and attention?

Posted at 10:45 AM

Netflix is more synonymous with "House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" than feel-good, family friendly shows. But, that's all changing as the world's largest streaming service sets its sights on a new core...

Posted at 10:45 AM

An instrument called the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer — or ASTER, for short — has been taking pictures of the Earth since it launched into space in 1999. Here are our 21 favorites:

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