Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) questioned Dr. Rachel Levine, Biden's first transgender Cabinet nominee pick over puberty suppression for minors during a confirmation hearing.
When asked during a New York Times "Dealbook" event about former President Donald Trump potentially running in 2024, Sen. Mitt Romney said he is "pretty sure he would win the nomination."
Golf legend Tiger Woods' lengthy emergency surgery following his one-vehicle rollover crash required the insertion of a rod, screws and pins to stabilize his leg, according to a statement on his Twitter account. It's the latest setback on his journey back to the golf course.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to obtain former President Donald Trump's tax returns, dealing a massive loss to Trump who has fiercely fought to shield his financial papers from prosecutors. CNN's Pamela Brown reports on what this means for Trump.
Priscilla and David Morse tell CNN how they've been coping with the loss of their six-year-old daughter Gigi, who died of coronavirus and are warning other parents about the symptoms of Covid-19 in children.
The Supreme Court cleared the way for a New York prosecutor to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns, dealing a massive loss to the former president who has fiercely fought to shield his financial papers from prosecutors.
A newly released study in the Journal of American Medical Association finds that 30% of participants who had Covid-19 had symptoms lasting up to nine months. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has the details.
Seeking a sharp break from the "America First" policies of his predecessor, President Joe Biden reaffirmed the US position of global leadership, the power of its alliances and the resilience of democracy in the United States and abroad.
Rep. Joe Neguse reads from recently unsealed documents and affidavits during the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, showing how serious the intentions of some insurrectionist were.
GOVERNOR BESHEAR SAYS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INCREASED THE STATE'S VACCINE SUPPLY, FOR THE THIRD TIME IN THREE WEEKS...THIS TIME BY SIX PERCENT, FOR A TOTAL INCREASE OF 28 PERCENT.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.
The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.
First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.
Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago: “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.
Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.
Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.
The sun sets with a muted glow over Niagara Falls, New York, earlier this week, showing the effects of a milky sky caused by diffuse clouds of smoke from the West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
WESTERN WILDFIRES, EASTERN SUNSET: Sun sets with a muted glow from diffuse clouds of smoke from West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
Sun sets in Niagara Falls, N. Y., this week with muted glow against milky sky caused by smoky residue from the West Coast wildfires that traveled across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied a legal petition Friday requiring attendees at President Donald Trump's Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa to observe social distancing protocols and wear face masks.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.
Some events have the power of a match set to a mountain of dry wood. The video from Minneapolis, showing a police officer killing George Floyd in broad daylight, his knee pressed hard onto a handcuffed man’s neck as he pleads to live, all 8 1/2 minutes of it — this has been such an event.
Let’s not sugarcoat it. Your last semester in high school has gotten demolished by a global pandemic and it is wickedly unfair. Your graduation is now a drive-thru, your prom is imaginary, and instead of spending your last semester of senior year hanging out with your friends and taking a victory lap, you spent it in your bedroom doing classwork over Zoom and making Tik Tok videos.
MOODY, Ala. – A veteran Alabama police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in a standoff between police and two suspects at the Super 8 motel in this suburban community 22 miles east of Birmingham.
George Floyd's death at the hands – or rather the knee – of Minneapolis police office Derek Chauvin has sparked protests nationwide, including some looting and destruction of property in my hometown of Dallas. I do not condone senseless violence, but I understand some of the rage and frustration that fuels it.
It has been eight weeks now since the Great Shutdown began. Humanity has not been forced to sit this immobile for this long since the 1951 movie classic, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and that time it was just science fiction.
With 2020 hindsight, a decade from now, we will want to look back not in anger and anxiety, but in relief and recognition that we struggled past the present precipice and worked for a better world.
Jeffrey Gerritt, editor of the Palestine, Texas, Herald-Press, Monday won journalism’s most prestigious award, the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing.
COLUMBIA, MO -- Palestine, Texas, Herald-Press Editor Jeffery Gerritt has won the 2020 Burl Osborne Award for Editorial Leadership, the national News Leaders Association announced Monday.
In these dark times, with the fallen market and anxious employees teleworking if they are lucky, or receiving unemployment if they are not, we look out at empty streets and face more weeks of loneliness and isolation.
There’s a three-story museum in downtown Wynnewood, Oklahoma, that depicts life in the city of 2,300 people a century ago. Rooms display a general store, post office, funeral parlor and other period artifacts.
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Maylene Gann age 79, of Somerset, KY, wife of Ronald Gann, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her home. Private family services will be held Thursday, February 25, 2021 in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for …
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- East Ky. 80 crash leaves 1 dead, 2 injured
- Southern Middle student accused of assaulting classmate
- Corbin police officer identified in fatal shooting of 19-year-old
- Pulaski in 'Orange' category for first time since November
- Local man dies after fall from bluff
- No one hurt in Cumberland Manor fire
- Judge Burdette retiring after 30 years of public service
- Zone change for Jarvis/Bourne lot approved by Somerset Council
- Rogers votes against 'Equality Act' — says it would trample religious freedom