Anti-mafia police in Naples, Italy, have recovered two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen from a museum in Amsterdam more than a decade ago.The Van Gogh Museum announced Friday that a curator inspected the two works, at the request of Italian authorities, and "drew a firm conclusion: 'They are the real paintings!' "The two canvases, a seascape and a painting of a church, were stolen from the museum in 2002 in a widely publicized heist. They've been missing ever since.The director...
Hear the radio version of this story.A GOP legislator who skipped the vote to expel Franklin Republican Jeremy Durham says he's "no fan" of the disgraced lawmaker, but he's also putting in some choice words for House Speaker Beth Harwell.State Rep. Billy Spivey, R-Lewisburg, is also defending going on a fishing trip to the Alabama coast put together by an advocate for school vouchers. The trip included Durham and three other lawmakers.The controversy is the latest example of GOP infighting following Durham's ouster.
Listen to the story here. University of Arkansas Medical Sciences sonography student Debra Howell is a nontraditional 35-year-old whose father came from Belize. She has one more year to finish her bachelor’s degree. In addition to a 40-hour a week residency, Howell must find time to study — and care for her kids. She works 12-hour shifts on Saturdays and Sundays as an X-ray technician.