WASHINGTON (AP) Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (ahsh-RAHF' gah-NEE' ah-mahd-ZEYE') began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the United States months ago.
Ghani Ahmadzai's campaign has hired..
NEW YORK (AP) Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was due in court to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11,..
NEW YORK (AP) A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's..
BEIJING (AP) Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling..
SURUC, Turkey (AP) The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, as fighting raged Monday between the extremist group and Kurdish..
LOS ANGELES (AP) Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner.
The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" matriarch filed for divorce on Monday in..
MIAMI (AP) In his most famous song, Cuban salsa singer Manuel Gonzalez croons about creating a bridge between Miami and Havana.
"A bridge made up of long sleeves," he sings..
MILAN (AP) Reflecting on a Milan Fashion Week that marked the re-emergence of denim and the pre-eminence of the flat Birkenstock-inspired sandal, the question was bound to surface: Wherein..
NEW YORK (AP) Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.
With a worldwide gross of over..
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Let's just go ahead and make it official. "Thursday" should be renamed "Shonday."
At least it should on ABC, which has handed its entire Thursday prime-time..
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Guilder Rodriguez played 13 seasons and 1,095 games in the minor leagues before the Texas Rangers called up the 31-year-old switch-hitting infielder earlier this month.
NEW YORK (AP) Derek Jeter seems to be trying to will the New York Yankees into the playoffs against the mighty odds.
Fans holding laudatory signs started showing up at..
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets.
Then they had to hold their breath before hanging on for a..
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Enjoying his return to the Meadowlands, Martellus Bennett caught two touchdown passes in helping the Chicago Bears to a 24-16 lead over the New York..
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Two early turnovers staked the Chicago Bears to 14 points on their way to a 17-13 halftime lead over the New York Jets on Monday..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a..
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) Liberia's largest Ebola treatment center is already handling 112 patients, a day after it opened, though not all of are confirmed to have the dreaded disease.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) Streets in Sierra Leone's capital bustled again Monday after an unprecedented nationwide shutdown during which officials said more than 1 million households were checked for..
MADRID (AP) Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said there were no samples of experimental..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) Life is returning to normal in the capital of Sierra Leone after an unprecedented three-day lockdown during which officials said more 1 million households were..
BEIJING (AP) Chinese stocks rebounded Tuesday on unexpectedly strong manufacturing but other Asian markets fell following Wall Street's tumble.
KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2 percent to 2,293.71..
NEW YORK (AP) Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost..
WASHINGTON (AP) Scrambled statistics are part of the growing pains for President Barack Obama's health care law.
The administration has had to revise and refine some initial enrollment numbers after..
NEW YORK (AP) US stocks were on track for their biggest loss in more than six weeks Monday as investors worried about signs of weakness in China's economy. Worries..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are falling as investors worry about new signs of weakness in China's economy.
Worries about slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy pushed the down..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.
His mission began more than two years ago as Ozzie..
LOS ANGELES (AP) Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA is back at Mars.
The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year..
NEW YORK (AP) Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) It's show time at Mars.
NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night following a journey spanning 10 months and..
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway.
The Orange County Register..
TOKYO (AP) The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature..
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard.
Christen D. Moore on Wednesday called..
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.
Oxford police said a resident called..
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew..
- Keeneland September Yearling Sale Concludes With Results Indicating ‘fair, Realistic Market’
The Keeneland September Yearling Sale closed Sunday with results nearly equal to 2013, continuing a healthy trend toward market stability and confidence in the Thoroughbred industry.
Gross receipts for..
- Biographer Shares William Wells Brown’s Story With Students At Namesake School
By Tammy L. Lane Special to Kyforward
As Ezra Greenspan described William Wells Brown to fourth- and fifth-graders, he realized they already knew a good bit about the historical figure..
- City Fires Mccargo After Hit-and-run Accident
Public Safety Commissioner Clay Mason today terminated the probationary employment of Firefighter Jarad McCargo after his involvement in a hit-and-run accident on Friday.
McCargo, 36, was still in the detention center this evening,..
- Roadway Rudeness Abounds, But Drivers In These 10 States Can Be Downright Barbaric
By Jeffrey Steele Insure.com
Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright..
- Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Archery Season Well Underway, But Crossbow Soon To Follow
By Kevin Kelly Special to KyForward
Work, family and school commitments can leave little free time in a day, but hunters can help themselves..
- Jamie Vaught: New Schnellenberger Book Contains Much To Interest Kentucky Fans
By Jamie Vaught
During the early days, around 1960, when a young Howard Schnellenberger was working as an assistant football coach at Kentucky, he did something that was..
- Wildcat Memories Book Takes Look At Behind-the-scenes Influences On Storied Program
The University of Kentucky Wildcats own arguably the greatest tradition in college basketball — the winningest program in NCAA Division I history, first in NCAA tournament wins, the leader..
- Ashley Scoby: Uk’s Fresh-faced Newcomers Bringing Refreshing Swagger To The Program
By Ashley Scoby
It was immediately thrown into the conversation as one of the best plays Kentucky football has seen in years, and..
- 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..
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