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Obama's counterterror plans

Updated: 09/10/2014 - President Barack Obama is telling lawmakers that he "has the authority he needs to take action" against militants from the group Islamic State but would still welcome action from Congress.

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Heated Ferguson City Council meeting

Posted: 09/10/2014 - One local activist in Ferguson, Missouri, says the City Council has lost its authority to govern the community.

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Apple debuts new iPhones, watch

Posted: 09/09/2014 - Apple has unveiled a smartwatch that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

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Investigators cite pilot errors in UPS cargo plane crash

Posted: 09/09/2014 - Federal investigators say pilots who were killed when their UPS cargo plane crashed during a landing attempt in Birmingham, Alabama last year made a series of errors, and may have been suffering from fatigue.

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Obama to deliver prime-time address on militants

Posted: 09/09/2014 - President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address to the nation Wednesday to discuss his plans for expanding U.S. efforts to confront militants in Iraq and Syria.

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4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

Updated: 09/09/2014 - A medical plane transporting the fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus has landed in metro Atlanta, and the patient will now head to Emory University Hospital for treatment.

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Ferguson city council says it plans review board

Updated: 09/09/2014 - Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, say they plan to establish a review board to help guide the police department, as the city council prepares to meet for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

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Fourth Ebola patient to be treated in US

Updated: 09/08/2014 - An Atlanta hospital says a patient infected with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to its isolation unit for treatment.

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NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

Posted: 09/08/2014 - The NCAA has lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships.

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Ravens cut Ray Rice after latest video release

Updated: 09/08/2014 - The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice after the release of a video that appears to show Rice striking his then-fiancee in February.

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Natural gas safety: What you need to know

Updated: 09/08/2014 - After a massive natural gas explosion ripped through a Lexington hotel Sunday, WKYT's Mark Barber asked the experts to break down natural gas safety for the more than 100,000 customers in central Kentucky.

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Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State

Posted: 09/08/2014 - President Barack Obama will begin laying out a strategy this week to defeat Islamic State militants in the Middle East, meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday and giving a speech Wednesday, the eve of the 13th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil.

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Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies

Updated: 09/08/2014 - A spokesman says S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, has died. He was 93.

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Group protests Washington mascot game

Posted: 09/07/2014 - A small group of people are protesting the name of the Washington Redksins outside the stadium before the team's game against Houston.

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