SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A wildfire that broke out in far Northern California has burned at least 75 structures, forced the evacuation of about 1,500 residents and caused the closure..
BOSTON (AP) The Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in the squalid, vermin-infested home where she lives is now in a prison treatment unit..
NEW YORK (AP) Sometimes a woman can be hard to find if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.
Less than 3..
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed with people..
PARIS (AP) As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran..
NEW YORK (AP) New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road.
He announced Monday that he will make a..
LAS VEGAS (AP) A spokeswoman says entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell..
LOS ANGELES (AP) George Clooney is sure to take home a trophy at next year's Golden Globe Awards.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Monday that the 53-year-old entertainer and..
LOS ANGELES (AP) It didn't take the Ray Rice elevator video to get Kerry Washington talking about domestic violence.
In fact, it was the day before news outlets were looping..
NEW YORK (AP) The Cinderella onstage on Broadway next Wednesday will have another Cinderella in the audience Lesley Ann Warren.
Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of..
NEW YORK (AP) Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.
The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin Monday..
NEW YORK (AP) The players' union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week.
NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The..
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting "everyone to understand how..
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden is optimistic Robert Griffin III will return this season.
Gruden said Monday that an MRI shows no broken bones in Griffin's injured..
MADRID (AP) It feels like so long ago, though it's been only a decade.
The U.S. was the three-time defending Olympic champion, but had become a mess of a basketball..
NEW YORK (AP) For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room.
Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical..
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.
Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so..
CHICAGO (AP) An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) A top medical official in Sierra Leone says a fourth doctor has died of Ebola in the country after a failed bid to transfer her..
NEW YORK (AP) Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Developers said Monday they will build a $1.4 billion expanse of lavish suites and residences next to the famed Atlantis resort on Dubai's man-made..
PARIS (AP) Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday, ahead of this week's potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. The Fed is nearing the end of its bond-buying stimulus program,..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks were mixed in the early the afternoon Monday, ahead of this week's potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. The Fed is nearing the end of..
NEW YORK (AP) Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new..
BEIJING (AP) Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in..
NEW YORK (AP) When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip ..
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors worth up to $1.3 billion, the electric-car maker is moving..
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives..
BEIJING (AP) Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed..
COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud.
The Coshocton Tribune..
PORTALES, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that had been cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers.
Police said Friday that two boys..
SAN DIEGO (AP) Bai Yun, the San Diego Zoo's giant female panda, has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day, so when she chipped..
NOKOMI, Fla. (AP) Talk about a heavy sleeper.
Police say an accused burglar continued snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was allegedly planning to swipe even after deputies..
- Legislators Hear Pitch To Bring New Lottery Game Based On Horse Racing To Kentucky
One man’s quest to get the Kentucky Lottery Corp. to purchase a game of chance he conceived in an effort to promote and create additional revenue for Kentucky’s horse..
- Because ‘woodford County Has So Much To Offer,’ New Advocacy Group Springs To Life
A group of Woodford County citizens and business owners have formed an advocacy organization to promote the link between quality of life and economic development in the..
- Students Will Get To Ask All The Questions At Lexington Urban County Council Debate
The tables will be turned next week when Fayette County Public Schools students get to ask all the questions during “A Critical Debate” featuring Lexington’s six Urban County Council..
- Lex What Wear: Ny Fashion Week Was Glitz, Glam And, For This Kentucky Girl, Unforgettable
By Alex McLean
New York Fashion Week has come and gone, but my excitement will last a lifetime – truly. It was my favorite Fashion Week yet,..
- Kentucky Bourbon Festival: Bardstown Gets Into The Spirit Of Things For A Six-day Party
Add six days, 11 distilleries and 238 years of tradition. What do you get? The Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown on Sept. 16-21.
Since the birth of our nation..
- Jamie Vaught: Despite Three Overtime Loss To Gators, Kentucky Looking Much More ‘secish’
The Big Blue Nation is bubbling with enthusiasm this week after the football Wildcats’ stunning performance in their near-upset bid against Florida, falling in a three-overtime 36-30 thriller at..
- Valiant Effort Falls Short As Florida Keeps Streak Alive With Ot Win Over Kentucky
Matt Jones’ 1-yard plunge in triple overtime gave Florida a 36-30 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night, extending the Gators’ winning streak in the Southeastern Conference series to 28..
- Ashley Scoby: Wildcats From Florida Mostly Taking Low-key Approach To Their Return Home
By Ashley Scoby
It wouldn’t be strange to see Kentucky running back (and Florida native) Jojo Kemp on a poster in Lexington. The..
- Uk Basketball: Where Are They Now? Fan Favorite Todd Svoboda Facing New Battle
By Ryan Clark , KyForward correspondent
I remember when I first met Todd Svoboda. After all, you always remember getting your first autograph.
It was the winter of..
- Jamie Vaught: No Reason To Be Disappointed About Wildcats’ 17-point Victory Over Ohio
By Jamie Vaught
Some random tidbits and thoughts from Saturday afternoon’s UK-Ohio football game:
- While Kentucky’s important 20-3 win over the Bobcats wasn’t all that pretty, it sure was..
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