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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
Updated at 10:31 AM

Many people who suffer from arthritis or other painful chronic conditions make a dose of a pain-relieving medication part of their daily routines.But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last month decided to strengthen the warning labels on some common drugs taken for such conditions to warn consumers that the drugs can increase the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.What does the FDA’s action on nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) mean to you?

Updated at 10:21 AM

After a comment by challenger Bethe Correia that Ronda Rousey perceived as a cheap shot at her dead father, the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champ promised to make her opponent pay.Justice was swift but thorough.

Updated at 10:16 AM

Tell me if this sounds at all familiar...

Updated at 10:14 AM

Before Richard Starzak and Mark Burton got together to co-write and co-direct the new stop-motion animated feature “Shaun the Sheep Movie” they’d already spent lengthy careers, in different departments, at England’s Aardman Animations, creators of...

Posted at 10:11 AM

Stephen Colbert has promised to have high-profile guests when he takes over as host of

Updated at 9:27 AM

Ford Foci run in large herds, but if it hadn’t been for the mini-Aston Martin grille, and maybe the Ford blue, I might not have known what this was for a second. (I still mix up the Focus, Fiesta and Fusion, too. But I’ve only been doing this...

Updated at 9:16 AM

I’ve been asked over and over how to parent with humor. My standard response is, “I don’t know how you parent with humor. I got my sense of humor back when my kids left.” Naturally, that’s not immediately helpful, but it does give us a reason to...

Updated at 9:13 AM

I normally don’t answer letters I receive from readers. In my columns, I express my opinion. In letters to the editor, readers express theirs. Just because I work at a newspaper, my opinion isn’t worth any more than theirs. I try to express my...

Updated at 9:04 AM

Jon Stewart is less than a week away from retiring from "The Daily Show," but he’s already thinking about his next act: crusading this fall in Washington for the Sept. 11 first responders.

Posted at 9:10 AM

It's the end of an era for Downton Abbey, both for the Crawleys and for the fans worldwide who've come...

Updated at 8:22 AM

It took Rousey 34 seconds to knock out the viciously trash-talking Bethe Correia. Whoa. 

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