CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) New Jersey Gov. Chis Christie stayed coy Tuesday about any presidential plans as he raised campaign cash for GOP candidates in North and South Carolina.
WASHINGTON (AP) Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is..
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the..
CLEVELAND (AP) An Ohio school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after tossing a child out of the way of a rolling bus Tuesday morning before the..
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The long-running ideological dispute over what gets taught in Texas classrooms flared anew over proposed history textbooks Tuesday, with academics decrying lessons they said exaggerate the..
LOS ANGELES (AP) Netflix says filmmaker Judd Apatow co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships.
Netflix said Tuesday it has made a two-season..
CHICAGO (AP) Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River.
NEW YORK (AP) As the offers poured in for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer to join the many other film actors who have recently transitioned to television, she was clear..
LONDON (AP) Intricate, inventive and ahead of their time and that's just the vases. London's British Museum will open a major new exhibition on Thursday exploring the rich..
NEW YORK (AP) Angela Lansbury is returning to a winning stage role and taking it on the road.
Producers said Tuesday that the 88-year-old TV legend and five-time Tony Award..
NEW YORK (AP) The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.
Heading into their Super Bowl rematch Sunday, that's where they..
ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce..
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A prosecutor says suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North..
WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL's tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league.
Now that he..
GENEVA (AP) The World Health Organization is warning that the number of Ebola cases in West Africa could double every three weeks.
The estimate comes Tuesday as the U.N. health..
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..
NEW YORK (AP) The stock market rose Tuesday as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates.
Stocks flitted between gains and losses through most..
MOSCOW (AP) A billionaire Russian tycoon was placed under house arrest Tuesday in a money-laundering case that has drawn comparisons with a government crackdown on Russia's Yukos oil company..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks moved higher in afternoon trading Tuesday with energy stocks leading the way. Investors kept an eye on a two-day Federal Reserve meeting that got..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are moving higher in early afternoon trading Tuesday with energy stocks leading the way. Investors are keeping an eye on a two-day Federal Reserve..
PARIS (AP) French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has won a vote of confidence in a tense ballot, allowing him to push through economic reforms that have divided the left.
MOSCOW (AP) A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia's most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an..
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..
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..
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..
- Everyday Heroes: Animal Rescuer Russell Vassallo Has Said His Piece … And Found Peace
This story is reprinted from Steve Flairty’s 2008 book, “Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes.” Russell lives with his wife, Virginia, in Casey County continues to write and watch out for critters..
- Perry Co. Walk Organizer Sees Himself As Part Of Problem And Solution To Area’s Health Woes
By Kristy Robinson Horine
When it comes to health and fitness, Sam Neace might be one of the worst role models around. At least, that’s the way..
- It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like … Oh, Not Really, But City Gearing Up With Call For Trees
WANTED: Three perfectly shaped evergreen trees, 40- to 50-feet high, 20- to 25-feet wide, to bring Christmas cheer to Lexington, a city of 300,000 people and many visitors. Tree..
- Largest Single Gift In School History Enables Centre To Recruit First-generation Students
Recruitment has begun at Centre College for the new Grissom Scholars Program, a national scholarship opportunity for first-generation students established with the largest single gift received in the Danville..
- State Funding Made Available To Extend Lexington’s Popular Town Branch Trail
Lexington area runners, walkers, bicyclists and proponents of alternative transportation got some long-awaited news today: The popular Town Branch Trail will be extended by nearly 1½ miles.
- 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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