The artist-selection process is on track for Barkley Regional Airport’s new terminal project.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet top South Korean political leaders on Thursday, a day after she concluded her high-profile visit to Taiwan by renewing Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to defending democracy on the self-governing island despite vehement p…
JACKSON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor said it could take weeks to find all the victims of flash flooding that killed at least 16 people when heavy rains turned streams into torrents that swamped towns across Appalachia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no reason for China and the U.S. “to come to blows" should House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visit Taiwan during an Asia trip she is expected to make soon, the White House said Friday, underscoring the international tensions surrounding her travel plans.
Stocks racked up more gains Friday as Wall Street closed out its best month since November 2020, a welcome breather for investors after a punishing year for the market.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators said Friday they are no longer considering authorizing a second COVID-19 booster shot for all adults under 50 this summer, focusing instead on revamped vaccines for the fall that will target the newest viral subvariants.
FRANKFORT — Spirits maker Beam Suntory is investing $400 million to expand a bourbon distillery in central Kentucky and will create 50 full-time jobs, Gov. Andy Beshear announced.
Barkley Regional Airport has picked seven finalists to consider for three permanent art installations in the new passenger terminal next spring.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has awarded a license for a new facility with plans to offer quarter horse racing in the state.
Shipping companies are not rushing to export millions of tons of grain trapped in Ukraine, despite a breakthrough deal to provide safe corridors through the Black Sea. That is because explosive mines are drifting in the waters, ship owners are assessing the risks and many still have question…
A West Virginia man initially charged with assaulting a police officer who died after defending the U.S. Capitol from a mob pleaded guilty on Wednesday to misdemeanor offenses that could allow him to avoid more jail time. Another man accused of attacking the officer with bear spray is weighi…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Dow, who as Wally Cleaver on the sitcom “Leave It to Beaver” helped create the popular and lasting image of the American teenager of the 1950s and 60s, died Wednesday. He was 77.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by a hefty three-quarters of a point for a second straight time in its most aggressive drive in more than three decades to tame high inflation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation could issue Essential Air Service approval for Barkley Regional Airport in roughly four weeks, per an update from the office of Congressman James Comer, R-District 1.
The Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization discussed an upcoming switchyard project for $100,000 in revenue from ongoing surplus asset transfers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.
MURRAY — Gov. Andy Beshear has appointed Emily Roark and Dr. David Meinschein of Paducah to the Murray State University Board of Regents. Their terms expire on June 30, 2028.
The Kentucky League of Cities has presented a $15,000 cybersecurity grant to Paducah for improved safety protocols in response to increased cyberattacks on municipalities worldwide.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Marvel sequel “Thor: Love & Thunder” dropped a hefty 68% in its second weekend of release but still held the top spot at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday, while the bestseller adaptation “Where the Crawdads Sing” debuted with a better-than-expected…
NEW YORK (AP) — The economy is a bit wobbly, but General Motors CEO Mary Barra isn't backing off of an audacious prediction: By the middle of this decade, her company will sell more electric vehicles in the U.S. than Tesla, the global sales leader.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s contempt-of-Congress trial will stretch into a second day after lawyers labored through a long Monday session trying to select a jury without preconceived opinions. Bannon is facing criminal charges after refusing for months to cooperate …
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A 20-year-old man likely assembled a rifle in the bathroom of a suburban Indianapolis shopping mall before shooting five people in the food court, killing three of them before an armed shopper fatally shot him, authorities said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to restore abortion rights nationwide in Democrats' first legislative response to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden seemed to bow Friday to Sen. Joe Manchin's demand for a slimmed-down economic package, telling Democrats to quickly push the election-year measure through Congress so families could “sleep easier" and enjoy the health care savings it proposes.
The company that makes some of the world's most iconic board games including Scrabble, Monopoly, and Clue is developing a new one based on Wordle, the obsessively popular digital word-guessing game.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican Party, already dominant at the ballot box, has achieved another long-sought milestone, overtaking the Democratic Party in statewide voter registration.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential criminal interference in the 2020 presidential election is considering requesting that former President Donald Trump testify under oath to a grand jury, while several Georgia Republicans already subpoenaed as part of the probe hav…
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
If you missed out on growing a summer vegetable garden – or are enjoying homegrown produce right now and would like to extend your bounty -- it’s time to start planning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Thursday that the criminal contempt trial of Steve Bannon can start as scheduled next week and that the extensive media coverage of the onetime adviser to former President Donald Trump should not be a barrier to selecting an unbiased jury to hear the case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is telling senators to expect an initial vote as early as Tuesday on scaled-back legislation that would provide grants, tax credits and other financial incentives for companies that build semiconductor manufacturing plants in the U.S.
Traffic-signal work begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow in front of Reidland Methodist Church and Reidland Drugs, at the intersection for KY 284 mile-marker four and KY 131 mile-marker six. Drivers should use caution.
Paducah and McCracken County are making headway on time-sensitive issues, Mayor George Bray announced during Tuesday’s city commission meeting.
The Paducah Salvation Army currently oversees the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program in Paducah and 10 other counties in western Kentucky.
Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital will offer free nicotine-cessation classes, accessible on Zoom or in-person — at 20 people maximum — in the Grinnell Board Room of the Marshall Nemer Medical Office Building, 1532 Lone Oak Road.
Paducah Parks and Recreation has opened registrations for the Paddle Up Paducah pickleball tournament at its office, 1400 HC Mathis Drive. The registration cost is $25 per person.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The captive Ukrainian medic’s eyeglasses had long since been taken away, and the face of the Russian man walking past her was a blur.
PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers on Monday failed to pass a no-confidence motion requested by a leftist coalition to symbolically mark their opposition to President Emmanuel Macron's government and economic policies.
LONDON (AP) — Candidates to replace Boris Johnson as Britain’s prime minister scattered tax-cutting promises to their Conservative Party electorate on Monday, as party officials set out rules to narrow the crowded field of almost a dozen candidates to two contenders by next week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed a crowd to the White House lawn Monday to showcase a new law meant to reduce gun violence, celebrating “real progress” after years of inaction. But he also lamented the country remains “awash in weapons of war” — with the 16-day-old law already …
Some McCracken County officials — frustrated by a stagnant tax line — view the city of Paducah’s annexation policy as a shortcoming of state legislation.
The work zone right-lane restriction on westbound I-24 near Lyon County has been shortened to two miles, from mile markers 47.5 to 45.5, according to a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet news release.
The Barkley Regional Airport Authority’s desire to expand air service has been unaffected by the rain or shine of pandemics, recessions or government funds.
An annual biker rally in western Kentucky — for 12 years, a worthwhile social event in its own right — also drives a message that people can’t run on fumes forever.