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DENVER (AP) Three teenage girls being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official..
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.
The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next year,..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.
Weighing in at 6.07 pounds, the..
DENVER (AP) Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.
Investigators from U.S...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) to serve most of her federal prison sentence..
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."
The 45-year-old Oscar winner issued a statement to People magazine late Tuesday..
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up,..
NEW YORK (AP) Imagine if Bob Woodward's clandestine meetings in a Washington D.C. parking garage with Deep Throat had been documented or, better yet, filmed by Woodward, himself.
CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2011 beating by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans, is cracking jokes,..
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.
San Francisco's 7-1 win..
The history and geography say rivalry games. Recent results suggest lopsided matchups.
Tennessee hosts No. 4 Alabama on Saturday in a classic Southeastern Conference rivalry that the Crimson Tide has owned..
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Many ifs and maybes and buts surround Robert Griffin III's status for the Washington Redskins' game Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. There is so much..
LOS ANGELES (AP) Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and he blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple's..
CHICAGO (AP) Rigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus from spreading in the United States.
Key features announced Wednesday by..
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) Dozens of Ebola survivors were discharged from a treatment center near Sierra leone's capital on Wednesday and told they were virus-free.
The third group released from..
WASHINGTON (AP) The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses..
MADRID (AP) Conclusive tests show a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is cured of the virus, doctors said Tuesday, signaling a huge step forward in her 15-day battle..
MADRID (AP) Conclusive tests show a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is completely clear of the virus, doctors said Tuesday, signaling a positive outcome in her 15-day battle..
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NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are ending lower, breaking a four-day winning streak, as a drop in the price of oil dragged energy companies lower.
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WASHINGTON (AP) Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes.
The 1.7 percent..
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The goal is..
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) Only a couple of families have taken advantage of a new service available at a Saginaw funeral home.
Paradise Funeral Chapel recently started offering the option,..
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- Art Lander’s Outdoors: Snapping Turtles Are Preparing For Their Long Winter’s Nap
The snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), a common and widespread turtle, is one of the most fascinating wildlife species in Kentucky.
They are often encountered around ponds, wetlands and lazy..
- Pilot Run Of Disability Education Week Aims! For Advocacy, Inclusion In Schools And Beyond
By Tammy L. Lane
Special to KyForward
Editor’s note: Oct. 20-24 is Disabilities Education Week at Julius Marks Elementary in Lexington, one of four pilot sites this year. And..
- James Halcomb: Next Trio Of Favorite Horror Movies Includes Some Old-school Boogeymen
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of columns in which James Halcomb counts down his 10 favorite horror movies – just in time for Halloween.
- Country Ham Dinner Pairs Azur Restaurant & Patio Chef With Author Steve Coomes Nov. 12
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 21, 2014) --- Author Steve Coomes will bring stories of the timeless Southern tradition of country ham to a special dining event at AZUR Restaurant &..
- Everyday Heroes: Craig Williams’ Work Is One Good Thing That Came From Tragedy Of Vietnam
This story is reprinted from Steve Flairty’s 2008 book, “Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes.” Williams continues his quest to see the destruction of chemical weapons as the Kentucky Environmental Foundation’s project..
- Ashley Scoby: Mitchell Wants To Attack, Attack, Attack All The Way To A Final Four Appearance
It’s back to the basics for Kentucky women’s basketball – if the “basics” include 20 suicides in 20 minutes, a standard of being the “fastest, most disruptive” team in..
- Jamie Vaught: College Basketball Yearbooks Predict Good Things For Calipari’s Wildcats
By Jamie Vaught
With John Calipari sending his sixth Kentucky team to next Friday night’s Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena, many folks are beginning to pay a lot more..
- Ashley Scoby: Spontaneous Dance By Kick-off Team Reveals Cats Are Getting Swagger Back
By Ashley Scoby
But the dance from Kentucky’s kickoff coverage team after the Wildcats took a 24-17 lead on South Carolina Saturday was..
- Jamie Vaught: Blackout Win Over South Carolina Gains Kentucky Some Respect
That “blackout” showdown Saturday night at Commonwealth Stadium will be talked about for a long time.
And Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is a very popular man these days.
- Kemp Runs The ‘wildcat’ To Perfection, Spurs Kentucky To Upset Of South Carolina, 45-38
It was the perfect intersection of old Kentucky and new Kentucky.
Jojo Kemp, representing the 2014 recruiting class that came to turn the program around, made the offensive plays..
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