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FIFA drops gay slur case against Mexico

Posted: 06/23/2014 - FIFA will take no action against the Mexican football federation over fans chanting an alleged gay slur at World Cup matches.

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New House leader to raise money for Kentucky

Posted: 06/23/2014 - Newly-elected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will raise money for Kentucky House Republicans trying to gain control of the state's lower chamber for the first time in nearly 100 years.

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Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Syria

Updated: 06/22/2014 - The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes on nine targets inside Syria, including a regional command center, in response to a deadly cross-border attack that killed an Israeli teenager a day earlier.

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Portugal rescues 2-2 draw vs US at World Cup

Posted: 06/22/2014 - Varela headed in an equalizer in injury time to salvage a 2-2 draw for Portugal against the United States at the World Cup on Sunday and deny the Americans a spot in the second round.

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Starbucks to raise prices on drinks, bagged coffee

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Starbucks is hiking prices on some of its drinks by 5 to 20 cents starting next week, and customers can also soon expect to pay $1 more for the packaged coffee it sells in supermarkets.

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Sen. Rand Paul defends 'unborn' in courting evangelicals

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Among the potential Republican presidential candidates who've been looking for the support of religious conservatives today is Rand Paul -- who, in an address to the Faith and Freedom Coalition, vowed to fight against abortion for the rest of his political career.

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Inmate's mug shot goes viral

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Jeremy Meeks was busted this week on weapons charges. His mug shot has gotten more than 28,000 "likes" on Facebook.

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Kentucky's unemployment rate holds steady at 7.7 percent in May

Updated: 07/09/2014 - Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate remained at 7.7 percent from April 2014 to May 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Chinese gets death sentence for 1-child dispute

Posted: 06/19/2014 - "He slashed people at a family planning office after it refused to register his fourth child because he hadn't paid a fine for breaking family planning rules."

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