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Republicans in six states rush to mimic Texas anti-abortion law
North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, Indiana, Arkansas and Florida eye similar measures to new Texas ban after six weeks

Samira Sadeque in New York

03, Sep, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Oregon governor to send troops to help hospitals as Covid surges
Governor says ‘I cannot emphasize enough the seriousness of this crisis’ as Texas and Florida make up 40% of US hospitalizations

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans

14, Aug, 2021 @12:41 AM

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Alarm as US Covid cases above 100,000 a day for first time since February
Seven-day hospital admissions average up 40% from week before as Mississippi health official says Delta surging ‘like a tsunami’

Amanda Holpuch in New York and agencies

06, Aug, 2021 @7:08 PM

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Sarah Sanders promotes ‘Trump vaccine’ but says Americans should ‘pray about it’
Former Trump press secretary criticises ‘arrogant’ medical experts but admits the benefits of the shot outweigh any potential risks

Adam Gabbatt

27, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Federal judge blocks Arkansas law banning nearly all abortions
Law, which was set to take effect on Friday, was approved by Republican-led legislature and signed by Asa Hutchinson

Maya Yang and agencies

21, Jul, 2021 @9:06 PM

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Delta variant gains ground in US as outbreaks highlight vaccine divide
Infection rates in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi are among the highest in the US – and their vaccination rates are among the lowest

Jessica Glenza

14, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Republican governors urge vaccine-hesitant residents to get Covid shots
Leaders of Arkansas, West Virginia, and Utah describe high stakes as Delta variant poses threat

Edward Helmore in New York

05, Jul, 2021 @6:02 PM

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School apologizes for stating falsely in yearbook Trump was not impeached
‘Political inaccuracies’ in Arkansas junior high school yearbook included saying racial protests in US were ‘Black Lives Matter riots’

Richard Luscombe

26, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Arkansas governor who vetoed anti-trans law defends other anti-trans bills
State legislature overturned Asa Hutchinson’s block on law banning gender-confirming treatment for young people

Martin Pengelly and agencies

11, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Arkansas is first state to ban gender-affirming treatments for trans youth
Lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto despite criticism that the measure would harm an already vulnerable community

Guardian staff and agency

07, Apr, 2021 @12:06 AM

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Arkansas governor vetoes bill banning medical treatment for young trans people
Asa Hutchinson veto followed pleas from pediatricians, social workers and parents who said measure would harm trans youths

Martin Pengelly in New York and AP

05, Apr, 2021 @8:03 PM

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Minari review – a Korean family sows seeds of hope in Arkansas
Infused with a wonderful sentimentality, Lee Isaac Chung’s fictionalised account of his rural US childhood explores the growing pains of a family farm

Peter Bradshaw

01, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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