Rand Paul criticizes fellow Republicans as he launches White House bid

 US Senator Rand Paul accused his fellow Republicans on Tuesday of contributing to Washington`s dysfunction, launching a 2016 White House bid with a vow to shatter the status quo and defend individual freedoms.

Obama administration backs gay marriages in Supreme Court

 The Obama administration called state bans on same-sex marriage "incompatible with the constitution", as a brief was filed in the US Supreme Court in support of couples challenging such bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, a media report said on Saturday.

Storm drops over a foot of snow on eastern US

A winter storm reaching from Texas to New England closed schools, canceled nearly 3,000 flights and stranded hundreds of drivers overnight in Kentucky, where as much as 21.5 inches (55 cm) of snow fell.

Weather-battered US schools turn to virtual days for students

Hundreds of thousands of US students stayed home this week due to snow and freezing temperatures, but some kids were not able to spend the day sledding or watching TV.

US Supreme Court agrees to take up gay marriage issue

The US Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether same-sex couples across the United States should have the right to marry.

Seven-year-old girl air crash survivor praised for her courage

A 7-year-old girl who miraculously survived a deadly plane crash in the US state of Kentucky and walked barefoot nearly two kilometres through a forest in biting cold to find help has been praised for her extra-ordinary courage.

Girl survives US plane crash that kills four others

A seven-year-old girl walked free from the wreckage of a private plane that crashed in a wooded area of Kentucky on Friday killing four others on board, US police said.

Jennifer Lawrence visits Children's Hospital to celebrate Christmas
Jennifer Lawrence visits Children's Hospital to celebrate Christmas

 Jennifer Lawrence recently opted to celebrate her Christmas with little kids and visited a Kosair Children's Hospital in Kentucky.

Kentucky firefighter critical after ice bucket challenge mishap

A Kentucky firefighter was in critical condition Friday, a day after he and three others were injured when an aerial ladder got too close to a power line when their department doused a university band with water in an "ice bucket" fundraiser.

Tiger Woods not yet ready to decide if he can play in PGA: Agent

Tiger Woods, his back again in pain, has not yet decided if he can play in the PGA Championship starting on Thursday in Kentucky, his agent said.

Golf: New order likely to hold sway at Valhalla

This week`s PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky is likely to deliver further confirmation that a new world order is establishing itself in the game with players such as Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott now leading the way.

Boxing legend Muhammed Ali `big time` basketball fan: Andre Berto

Two-time boxing champion Andre Berto has reportedly revealed that the former world heavyweight champion Muhammed Ali is a huge basketball fan.

Boxing legend Muhammed Ali `big time` basketball fan: Andre Berto

Two-time boxing champion Andre Berto has reportedly revealed that the former world heavyweight champion Muhammed Ali is a huge basketball fan.

Massive sink hole swallows 8 cars at US Corvette museum

A massive sink hole opened up inside the National Corvette Museum and swallowed eight cars Wednesday in the US state of Kentucky.

Deadly tornadoes, storms hit US Midwest; 6 killed

Powerful tornadoes struck US Midwest on Sunday killing at least six people and injuring hundreds others with the death toll reportedly expected to rise further.

NOW THIS! 5-yr-old shoots 2-yr-old sister with gifted gun in US

In an awful incident of shooting that further highlights the misguided gun culture in the US, a five year old boy shot dead his 2 year old sister while playing with his rifle in a remote county in Kentucky.

Two adults, five children killed in US fire: Coroner

A fire that erupted at a rural Kentucky home has killed two adults and five children inside, authorities said.

Ashley Judd running for Senate in Kentucky?

Actress Ashley Judd has not ruled out the speculation that she is touted as a top contender to face Senate Mitch McConnell in the 2014 election in Kentucky, insisting she is honoured to be mentioned as a potential candidate.

Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude hits Kentucky

The US Geological Survey has reported that an earthquake centered in Kentucky rattled at least eight states.

Hindus should receive Jesus as saviour: US senator

Kentucky State Senator, David Williams had lashed out at Guv Steve Beshear,
for his participation in a `bhoomi poojan.