As of this writing, the Democratic presidential contest looks very fluid, with four candidates bunched up in Iowa and New Hampshire. But the sudden relevance of foreign policy, thanks to the confrontation with Iran, has made it look more and more like a two-person race between Joe Biden and …

Light as air stirred by angel wings on a midwinter's night, the Christmas carol, "Silent Night," sends ethereal notes soaring amidst heavenly constellations. Airy as a baby's breath, the tune speaks volumes with the subtlety of a whisper. The 201-year-old song of the season is almost too per…

Put well-deserved coal in new but visionless Gov. Andy Beshear's stocking this Christmas, and by New Year's Day he'll likely have signed executive orders banning black rock in stockings, the stockings themselves and maybe even the entire coal industry.