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Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State
President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.
Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa
President Barack Obama is directing $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help fight terrorists in northern Africa.
Coal dust limit to try to combat black lung
The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines is taking effect.
Man calls Homeland Security, threatens to kill Obama, arrested
A Tennessee man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.
Obama hosts White House dinner for African leaders
President Barack Obama is hosting dinner at the White House Tuesday for dozens of African leaders in town for a summit focused on boosting U.S. business and security ties with the continent.
Obama seeks executive ways to limit tax inversions
The Obama administration is looking at ways to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, without requiring new laws from Congress.
Clinton: Obama Should Honor Health Care Pledge
Former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should find a way to let people keep their health coverage, even if it means changing the new insurance law.
Obama's low approval rating hints at possible trouble for Dems
President Obama has notched the worst job approval rating of his presidency -- which signals that trouble may be brewing for the Democratic party in this year's critical midterm elections, according to a new survey.
Kentucky Veterans Visit World War II Memorial
It was seventy years ago on Friday that American troops stormed the beach at Normandy and clashed with soldiers of a Nazi-Occupied France.
Obama fundraises for Dems, demands GOP cooperation
President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails." He is also urging Democrats to get over their complacency and vote Republicans out of office.
Gov. Beshear Gets Presidential Invite to State of the Union Address
Kentucky's performance with health care sign-ups through its state-run website has earned Gov. Steve Beshear a White House invitation to attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech.
More Than 116K Enroll For Insurance Through Kynect
Gov. Steve Beshear's office says more than 116,000 Kentuckians have enrolled in health insurance through the commonwealth's kynect website.
Rand Paul Has Doubts About NSA and Privacy
Even after President Obama said closer supervision and tougher guidelines for intelligence gathering would be put in place, Republican Senator Rand Paul said he was doubtful it would put the public's mind at ease. Video Video
Lexington Woman Attends White House Reception With Obama's
What a Lexington woman initially thought was a joke, ended up being a formal invitation to attend a holiday reception with the President and First Lady at The White House. Video Video
Obama Signs Order On Response To Climate Change
A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters.
The Battle over Payroll Tax Cuts
See how fighting in Congress could effect your paycheck Video Video
Obama Hits GOP 'Ideological Crusade' In Shutdown
Congress hung "Closed" signs on a big swath of the government Tuesday and sent home 800,000 workers in what President Barack Obama labeled an "ideological crusade" by the GOP. On Capitol Hill, Democrats and Republicans traded blame for the first partial government shutdown in nearly two decades.
Jill Biden, Labor Secretary Visit Lexington College
Jill Biden and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis were in Lexington Thursday to push the Obama administration's eight billion dollar plan to train two million people for mid to high level jobs through the nation's community colleges. Video Video
McConnell Claims Obama Tried to Intimidate Court
Senator Mitch McConnell claims President Obama tried to intimidate the Supreme Court on its health care law review. Video Video
Paul on Repeal of Health Care Reform
U.S. Senator Rand Paul wants President Obama's health care reform repealed and he believes there's a better than 50 percent chance the Supreme Court will overturn the controversial law. Video Video
Cats At The White House
Plus Cal's new contract and his staff's as well. Video Video  |  Document UK Basketball Coaches Contracts (2.6MB)
Kentucky Senator Blames President For Bad Economy
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says we’re in the middle of a weak economic recovery and he blames President Obama. Video Video
President Obama To Visit Nearby State
President Obama will be stopping in Cincinnati, Ohio on Monday. Video Video
McConnell: Obama Speech "More Of The Same"
Senator Mitch McConnell didn't seem impressed by the president's State of the Union address. Video Video
Rep. Andy Barr Says He's Offended By President's Climate Change Plan
Barr says the President's plan is a war on coal Video Video
U.S. requests Return of Captured Drone
The Obama administration delivers a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces. Video Video
Sebelius Apologizes For Health Law Rollout Fiasco
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (seh-BEEL'-yuhs) says she's sorry consumers have wasted so much time dealing with technical problems on the Obama administration's health insurance website.
President Obama Congratulates Cats
The Champion Wildcats earned congratulations from the President of the United States.
Insurance Markets Open To Surge Of New Customers
The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period.
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