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They moved to a Buddhist retreat in rural America. Have they found happiness?
I spent a week shadowing practitioners to learn whether it changed them in the ways they had hoped

Elizabeth Weissberg with photographs by Terra Fondriest

17, May, 2023 @3:15 PM

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The Forgotten Girls by Monica Potts review – addiction and escape in the Ozarks
The author’s search for her childhood friend who shared her dreams of fleeing Clinton, Arkansas, is an elegiac story of lost opportunities

Stephanie Merritt

10, Apr, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Asa Hutchinson announces candidacy for Republican presidential nomination
The 2024 presidential field widens although Senator Joe Manchin remains evasive about his own possible White House run

Samira Asma-Sadeque

02, Apr, 2023 @6:32 PM

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Monster storm system leaves at least 26 dead through US south and midwest
Tornadoes leave devastation across Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa and Oklahoma, including theatre roof that collapsed during concert

Edward Helmore and the Associated Press

02, Apr, 2023 @4:24 AM

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Spring storm from western US to bring blizzards, tornadoes and showers
Thunderstorms forecast across portions of Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee valleys with tornadoes the most noteworthy threat

Guardian staff and agencies

31, Mar, 2023 @1:17 PM

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Arkansas bans trans students from using bathroom that matches gender
State could also pass harsher bill to criminalize transgender people using public bathrooms based on gender identity

Gloria Oladipo in New York

22, Mar, 2023 @3:03 PM

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Trump should quit 2024 race if indicted in New York, Republican rival says
Ex-Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson: man facing charge over porn star payment should ‘respect institution of the presidency’

Martin Pengelly in New York

12, Mar, 2023 @3:33 PM

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Arkansas leads charge to weaken child labor protections
Law weakens state’s oversight of child labor and represents latest attempt in mostly Republican-led states to ease regulations

Edwin Rios

08, Mar, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Giant Jurassic-era insect rediscovered outside Walmart in Arkansas
Once-abundant giant lacewing was believed extinct in eastern US but mislabelled specimen hints at surviving populations

Ed Pilkington in New York

01, Mar, 2023 @3:26 PM

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US supreme court lets Arkansas law penalising Israel boycotts stand
Anti-boycott law provides model for legislation to protect oil companies, gun makers and contentious industries from protest

Chris McGreal

21, Feb, 2023 @7:18 PM

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders to give Republican State of the Union response
Former Trump press secretary turned Arkansas governor to share ‘the GOP’s optimistic vision for the future’ after Biden speech

Martin Pengelly in New York

02, Feb, 2023 @7:11 PM

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Ex-Trump aide Sanders defends critical race theory ban as Arkansas governor
Sarah Sanders, a former Trump press secretary, says move is preventative and ‘to make sure we’re not indoctrinating our kids’

Martin Pengelly

15, Jan, 2023 @6:01 PM

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