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McConnell leads GOP in attack on Dems' voting rights bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans launched an all-out assault Tuesday on sweeping voting rights legislation, forcing Democrats to take dozens of politically awkward votes during a committee hearing that will spotlight the increasingly charged national debate over access to the ballot.

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6 farmers plead guilty to federal crop insurance fraud

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – Six central Kentucky farmers have now pleaded guilty to federal crop insurance fraud charges, including four on Monday in appearances at U.S. District Court in Lexington.

Ky. and local governments will split settlement with opiod makers

When a global settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors is settled, Kentucky will allocate half of any proceeds to the state and the other half to local governments – and all of it must be spent to fight the opioid epidemic, under a new law. 
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McConnell leads GOP in attack on Dems' voting rights bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans launched an all-out assault Tuesday on sweeping voting rights legislation, forcing Democrats to take dozens of politically awkward votes during a committee hearing …
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2-time All-Star right-hander Jordan Zimmermann retires

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann retired Tuesday two appearances into his 13th season in the major leagues, ending a career in which the two-time All-Star pitched …
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US Treasury sanctions 7 Lebanese tied to Hezbollah finances

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed new sanctions on seven Lebanese linked to the militant Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its financial arm. The measures are the …
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Brit Awards to honor Taylor Swift in front of live crowd

LONDON (AP) — Taylor Swift was being honored as a global icon on Tuesday at the Brit Awards, set to be held in front of a live audience of 4,000 in London as part of a test return to …
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Gaza militants, children among 26 dead as Israel hits Hamas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza early Tuesday, hitting a pair of high-rise buildings believed to be housing militants, as Hamas and other armed groups bombarded …

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