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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell takes biggest lead yet in Senate race

Updated: 10/30/2014 - After more than a year of campaign ads bombarding the airwaves and the candidates jockeying for votes, the latest WKYT Herald-Leader Bluegrass Poll finds Kentucky voters set to re-elect Sen. Mitch McConnell to a sixth term rather than punish the nation’s top Republican by sending Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to Washington.

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Terminally ill Oregon woman may postpone taking her life

Brittany Maynard, during an interview, a death with dignity advocate

Posted: 10/30/2014 - A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law has released a new video, saying she's feeling better and might postpone the day she had planned to die.

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Appeals court to take up denied medal case

Updated: 10/30/2014 - A federal appeals court is taking up a case brought by the widow of World War II veteran from southern Kentucky seeking to require the U.S. Army to review an application to award her husband a Medal of Honor.

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Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in World Series Game 7

Posted: 10/29/2014 - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

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Mudslide buries Sri Lanka tea labor quarters

Updated: 10/29/2014 - A mudslide in central Sri Lanka has buried several rows of workers' houses at a tea estate and officials are checking on the number of casualties.

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Editor Ben Bradlee to be lauded at DC service

Posted: 10/29/2014 - Ben Bradlee, who led The Washington Post during some of its biggest years and proudest moments, will be remembered in a service at Washington National Cathedral.

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Army troops isolated after Africa duty tour

Updated: 10/27/2014 - The Pentagon says dozens of Army soldiers and their two-star general are being isolated at their base in Vicenza, Italy, as they return after serving in West Africa to help with the Ebola fight.

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Governors back home quarantine for Ebola workers

Posted: 10/27/2014 - The governors of New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as they back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa.

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Feds raise concerns over NY, NJ Ebola quarantine

Posted: 10/26/2014 - The Obama administration says it has conveyed its concerns to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo about those states' mandatory Ebola quarantines.

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Iraqi troops retake control of Sunni town

Posted: 10/26/2014 - An Iraqi official and state-run TV say soldiers backed by Shiite militiamen have retaken control of a Sunni town seized previously by Islamic militants.

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