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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island.
Ashoka Mukpo (ah-SHOH'-kuh MUK'-poh) contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance..
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) Attacks in Pakistan's troubled southwestern province of Baluchistan, including an assault on the country's beleaguered minority Shiites Muslims and a suicide bombing targeting a pro-Taliban cleric,..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to..
WASHINGTON (AP) Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a month from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said..
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) Three days before a national election in Tunisia, police clashed with suspected militants in two areas of the country on Thursday and at least two people..
ATLANTA (AP) An exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art showcases a group of impressionist and post-impressionist works amassed by a private collector who described the pursuit and acquisition..
NEW YORK (AP) Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine.
The Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday that Knightley will star in "Therese..
NEW YORK (AP) Richard Linklater's 12-year-long family drama, "Boyhood," leads the Gotham Independent Film Awards with four nominations, including best feature.
The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations Thursday for its..
NEW YORK (AP) Rapper Iggy Azalea, actor Bryan Cranston and the film "Gone Girl" are nominees for Logo TV's 2014 New Now Next Awards.
The network announced Thursday that singer..
NEW YORK (AP) Song credits won't be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger's name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.
The Rolling Stones frontman has been busy..
BAGSHOT, England (AP) Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London.
Johnson has missed the last two games,..
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) Financially disadvantaged, Freiburg deploys an array of coping strategies to stay in Germany's top division. Here, at a glance, is how one of the Bundesliga's most..
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) Serbia has officially protested the International Olympic Committee's decision to grant provisional recognition to Kosovo.
The move by the IOC executive board on Wednesday clears the way..
The chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer.
And this time, they won't conflict with the workday.
A year after the World Cup transformed millions of Americans into red-white-and-blue-wearing..
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two..
WASHINGTON (AP) Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President..
BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union has contributed another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to the fight against Ebola, as the bloc's leaders try to close in on a 1..
WASHINGTON (AP) HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back..
WASHINGTON (AP) Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital..
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..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading Thursday, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar, 3M and General Motors. Investors were also encouraged by some..
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks rose Thursday in early trading, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar and General Motors. Investors were also encouraged by some positive manufacturing..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates.
"We are optimistic about..
DALLAS (AP) Summer vacations were good for American Airlines.
With passengers paying a record amount for every mile and most seats filled, American earned an all-time best $942 million in..
TOKYO (AP) World stock markets were subdued Thursday after a survey showed China's factory output grew at the slowest pace in five months and a separate report suggested some..
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an..
NEW YORK (AP) A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes..
NEW YORK (AP) Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its FiOS..
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing..
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there.
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,..
- 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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