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WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning..
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Police Department is updating its tally of arrests from a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday, decorating boarded-up storefronts and gathering for church services and turkey giveaways in marked contrast to..
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) Eight months into West Africa's Ebola outbreak, officials and medical aid providers say that aid efforts in Guinea still suffer from poor coordination, hampering deployments of..
IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) Hour after hour, the coast guard boats shuttled from the crippled freighter to a concrete pier, discharging a steady flow of humanity: Families with small children,..
LONDON (AP) P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class..
NEW YORK (AP) Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.
TORONTO (AP) Former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomesi must live with his mother while sexual assault charges against him are heard in a case that has rocked..
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter.
TORONTO (AP) Former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomesi was arrested Wednesday on sexual assault charges and ordered to live with his mother while the case that has..
DETROIT (AP) Calvin Johnson has become the fastest player to 10,000 yards receiving, reaching the mark in his 115th game.
The Detroit star surpassed that milestone in the first half..
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers really do have a lot in common.
During this season's first month, the star quarterbacks of the Patriots and Packers were facing..
GENEVA (AP) Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and cornerback Darius Butler started this week preparing to face Robert Griffin III.
So much for that.
After Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced he..
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Stanley Johnson had shown glimpses of his precocious talent during Arizona's first five games, occasionally showing up on the highlight reels with a soaring dunk or..
WASHINGTON (AP) Harry Potter swoops around on his broom, faces the bully Malfoy and later runs into a three-headed dog. For scientists studying brain activity while reading, it's the..
WASHINGTON (AP) An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.
The vaccine is designed..
WASHINGTON (AP) In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) An official says a ninth Sierra Leonean doctor has been infected with Ebola, underscoring the devastating toll the disease is taking on health care workers.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of..
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for..
LONDON (AP) Oil companies saw their shares take a beating Thursday as crude prices slid to their lowest in over four years in the wake of OPEC's decision to..
VIENNA (AP) OPEC oil ministers have decided to keep their present output target at 30 million barrels a day, despite an oversupply of crude and plunging prices.
The decision Thursday..
ATHENS, Greece (AP) A Greek official says the country is under pressure from rescue creditors to impose new austerity measures to resolve an ongoing budget disagreement worth a reported..
NEW YORK (AP) Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.
Just a few..
BRUSSELS (AP) European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.
The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding..
LOS ANGELES (AP) Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that given time they would be..
NEW YORK (AP) It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens and their top-end..
NEW YORK (AP) Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become..
READING, Pa. (AP) A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment.
Officials in Reading (RED'-ing) say the spindly branches will be decorated with a single..
PARIS (AP) Disgruntled farmers have brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest wolf attacks, and what they call the government's anti-farmer environmental policies.
The woolly protesters munched grass..
FIFE, Wash. (AP) Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel,..
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) If hops make you hot and you like your men like your beer stout these guys have just the thing for you.
A group of..
LOS ANGELES (AP) No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California.
A subcontractor had misspelled Olympic Boulevard with an..
- Eatkentucky: Expect The Best When You Open A Tub Of Kc Candy’s Pulled Cream Goodness
By Alan Cornett
Special to KyForward
There’s nothing in the world I would rather eat than Kentucky pulled cream candy. Nothing. Nada.
I’ve also discovered it’s pretty much an..
- Art Lander’s Outdoors: Bow Case, Butcher Knife Kit Among Holiday Gift Recommendations
By Art Lander
Thanksgiving Week is the official start of the holiday shopping season. With that in mind, here are some gift ideas for the hunter on your shopping..
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Black Friday shoppers can add Lexington Habitat’s Bids 4 Builds online auction to their shopping list for one-of-a-kind items. Proceeds from the auction being used to build homes, community..
- Harmonica-playing Surgeon Hits Right Note With Patients, Family, Staff; Honored Nationally
By Elizabeth Adams
Special to KyForward
When presented with a national award for his contributions to music therapy, Dr. Jay Zwischenberger showed his appreciation with a felicitous expression of..
- Ethics Reporter: Millions In Tax Breaks Go Unused As Businesses Fail To Collect Offers
Special to KyForward
Three of the largest private projects approved for tax breaks from Kentucky state government are “inactive” and apparently will not be built or receive any tax..
- Legends Release First-pitch Times For 2015 Home Season, 19 Fireworks Shows On Tap
Start times have been set for all 70 Lexington Legends home games in 2015, the 15th season of Legends baseball, with a total of 19 fireworks shows on the..
- Top-ranked Kentucky Holds Kansas To Just 11 Baskets In Dominating Win Over Jayhawks
Kentucky coach John Calipari made one simple adjustment to his game plan Tuesday night.
He scrapped the zone.
The Wildcats didn’t need it. Instead, a fierce man-to-man defense got..
- Ashley Scoby: Buffalo Provides Wildcats With What They Needed, But Not What They Expected
By Ashley Scoby
With 26 seconds remaining in Kentucky’s game against Buffalo on Sunday, Tyler Ulis tossed up a lob that looked like it was going nowhere, until Trey..
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When the right rider meets the right horse, something magical happens. And when the right horse is one looking to make its way into..
- Jamie Vaught: Wildcats’ Matchup With No. 5 Jayhawks Should Provide A Useful Early Test
By Jamie Vaught
Even though the 2014-15 college basketball campaign has just begun, the classic matchup of Kentucky and Kansas on Tuesday night in Indianapolis promises to..
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