From pirouettes to intranets …
A government ad was slated for encouraging dancers to go into cyber security, but it actually contained a very good idea.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with reporters, July 30, 2020.
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How an uncharismatic Kentucky lawyer came to rule the Senate and remake the federal judiciary from top to bottom.
William Barr walks through Lafayette Park before demonstrators were cleared by federal police on June 1, 2020.
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Do US attorneys general act in the public’s interest, or the interest of the president who appointed them?
Most states struggle to meet pension funding needs – and the pandemic will make it worse.
Many of the public employee pension plans run by states don’t have enough money in them to make upcoming pension payments to retired state workers. The pandemic could make that problem much worse.
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The viral video has caused widespread controversy. But while all sides are protesting their innocence, it raises important questions about America’s violent past.
Members of the senior class of Russell County HIgh School in Kentucky recite the Lord’s Prayer, in defiance of a court ruling, during commencement exercises in 2006.
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As the Kentucky Senate considers a bill for school prayer, a scholar explains the violent history of prayer – and a time when Catholic students were sometimes whipped, beaten and worse for not participating.
A woman shares a mint julep with her husband before the running of the 2013 Kentucky Derby.
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‘Take a silver cup – always a silver cup’ and ‘fill it with ice pulverized to the fineness of snow,’ a Kentucky man explained in 1908.