A Tale Of 2 States: How California And Texas May Fare Under GOP Health Plan
In the GOP's attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, California would lose a lot of federal funding. Texas would gain a lot in the short term, but experts worry Texas would not use the money well.

How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump
Blue states have emerged as powerful adversaries against some of the president's more controversial initiatives and could thwart efforts to impede the probe of Russian interference in the election.

A Look From The Ground In Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria
As the situation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria continues, we hear from Patricia Mazzei, a writer for The Miami Herald.

North Korea's Parking Debt Among Hefty Fines Owed To New York By Foreign Delegations
Yet another wrinkle in the U.S.-North Korea relationship: the North Korean diplomatic mission to the United Nations has more than 1,300 unpaid parking tickets in New York, according to a report by NBC.

One Woman Shares How She Was Drawn Into A Gang At An Early Age
There's a lot of attention on boys and young men involved in gun violence because they do most of the shooting, and are most of the victims. But girls and young women are also drawn into gangs, sometimes as enablers or transporters of guns.

Florida's Citrus Groves Hit Hard By Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma hit Florida's citrus groves hard. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Ellis Hunt Jr., a Florida citrus grower and Chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission about the damage.

National Flood Insurance Program Will Pay Out Billions For A Few Properties
The National Flood Insurance Program backs most flood insurance policies, but has many problems. Around one percent of insured homes have been responsible for around a quarter of the claims paid out.

Merkel Expected To Win Fourth Term In Germany Despite Far-Right Disruption
Germany goes to the polls on Sunday, and Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term as Chancellor. But disruption from the far-right and the hangover of the migrant crisis have made this campaign more difficult than Merkel is used to.

Republican Senate Primary In Alabama Is Exposing Deep Fissures In Party
Alabama Republican voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to determine their party's candidate in a special Senate election. It's a runoff between appointed Senator Luther Strange and the controversial former Alabama Supreme Court Judge Roy Moore.

China Cuts Off Bank Business With North Korea As Trump Announces New Sanctions
The U.S. says that China's central bank has ordered other Chinese banks to stop doing business with North Korea.

Many Questions Remain On How To Talk To North Korea After U.N. Show Of Unity
The United Nations Security Council met in a show of unity to condemn North Korea's provocative nuclear and missile tests, but they are not united on what comes next: how to revive talks.

How Have President Trump's Bipartisan Efforts Been Received By Republicans?
Following his response to recent hurricanes and his bipartisan efforts, President Trump's approval ratings have ticked up. But what do Republicans think?

Buildings In Mexico Keep Falling Days After Deadly Earthquake
It's been two days since a powerful earthquake violently shook central Mexico killing at least 245 people. But buildings keep falling even as rescue efforts turn more to recovery and reconstruction.

One Of Alaska's Senators Could Be A Deciding Vote On Affordable Care Act Replacement
Gov. Bill Walker, I-Alaska, is one of a number of governors who have come out against the Graham-Cassidy plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. One of his state's senators, Lisa Murkowski, hasn't yet decided how she will vote on the proposal.

Despite Urging Otherwise, Kurds In Iraq Move Forward With Scheduled Independence Vote
The U.S., Turkey, Iran and others want Iraq's Kurds to cancel an independence vote set for Monday. Most Iraqi Kurds want their own country, which could prompt Kurds in other countries to follow suit.

KUAF News from Ozarks at Large

State Legislators get an update on measures meant to ease overcrowding in the state's prison system. Arkansas' rural roads receive unfavorable rankings in terms of fatalities and maintenance, and Bentonville officials celebrate the topping out of the city's new community center.
Michael Tilley from The City Wire talks about lingering questions surrounding the Fort Smith Board of Directors and more.
Trucking evolves rapidly and we examine the latest in logistics.
Becca Martin Brown, from Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, says you can be entertained all weekend without spending much cash.
The jazz duo Handmade Moments will release their self-titled album this Thursday at Smoke and Barrel Tavern. Expect cameos from Trout Fishing in America.
The Arkansas Lottery Commission reports the second straight year of declining revenue for the state's scholarship lottery. Rogers Public Schools officials remove a rule that implied a requirement for end of semester exams. And two Arkansas attorneys file a motion in federal court for a summary judgement in regards to the state's ban on same-sex marriages.
A University of Arkansas research team surveyed hundreds of Northwest Arkansas political and business leaders on state energy policy issues. The study stems from a surge of interest in the local electrical grid over the past year, due to controversy over a proposed 60-mile long interstate power transmission line that would cut a wide swath through north Benton and Carroll Counties.
The Fayetteville Public Schools’ Bookmobile is making an impact, through books, on young members of the community in an effort to combat summer learning loss. Catch up with them Monday, July 21 and again July 28 at the following locations: 9:30- Red Oak Park (Carlsbad/Boxley/Bridgeport Subdivision area off Wedington) 10:15- The Links at Wedington (at the roundabout in the middle of the complex) 11:00- Woodway Apartments (by the complex pool) 11:45- Crofton Manor off Mt. Comfort (on Hatterly Street) 12:10- Washington Plaza Apartments (Under a grove of trees towards the back entrance of the complex)
The Sons of Brasil will deliver the second installment in this year's KUAF Summer Jazz Series, this weekend at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville. We hear from trumpeter and founder of the group Stan Kessler.
A few things to do this weekend, and if those aren’t enough, enter to win a selection of tickets.