May 2, 2013 — The little girl was shot by her 5-year-old brother with a gun he had been given as a gift. Those who know the rural Kentucky family say it's a tragic accident. Some experts question whether a child that young should be given a firearm.
Feb 26, 2013 — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is married to former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, who was born in Taiwan. The PAC has been pushing messages that try to draw connections between McConnell's politics and his wife's heritage. His spokesman calls those messages "disgusting."
May 23, 2012 — Insurgent candidates won contested congressional GOP primaries in two states Tuesday. In a Kentucky district, the favorite for the fall prevailed thanks to some assistance from a wealthy 21-year-old benefactor.
Apr 3, 2012 — Notre Dame faces a juggernaut: the undefeated Baylor Lady Bears and their 6-foot, 8-inch, star Brittney Griner. If Baylor wins, the team will finish the season undefeated and be the first in NCAA basketball to win 40 games in one season.
Apr 2, 2012 — Playing inside a dome, in front of 70,000 people and on a raised court is going to make things tough on the players when they take shots, coaches say.
Feb 27, 2012 — From January into June, about 8,000 registered thoroughbred colts and fillies will be born in Kentucky. As 3-year-olds, a few may be Triple Crown contenders. NPR's Noah Adams was there as one was born.
Jun 20, 2011 — They are in communication with officials on the surface and are thought to be OK. Flooding in the area, however, is making it difficult for rescuers to get to them.
Aug 11, 2010 — Indiana and neighboring Kentucky are planning a new bridge and highway. For the 400 residents of Utica, Ind., that means saying goodbye to the land.
May 4, 2010 — The Attorney General of Virginia recently gave his staff a censored version of the state seal — the original shows a bare breast. Turns out Virginia isn't alone with its NSFW emblem. Join the Wait Wait staff for an illustrated tour of other state seals in need of a little censorship.
Apr 15, 2010 — Retiring Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning endorses the outsider, Rand Paul, against GOP establishment choice Trey Grayson as his successor.