Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration’s Asylum Ban

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A federal court in San Francisco has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s new asylum ban, saying it violates existing law and would cause irreparable harm to immigrants. Earlier this month, President Trump issued a proclamation saying anyone crossing the U.S. southern border without

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Yarmuth: Pelosi Best Able To Lead House Democrats

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U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth says Nancy Pelosi is the only Democrat able to “hit the ground running” in leading the new Democratic-run House during a time when Democrats have a chance to show the country they can govern effectively. Yarmuth — Kentucky’s only Democratic congressman — said Monday he’s

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Beshear Sues Another Opioid Company Over Marketing Practices

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Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a lawsuit against another painkiller manufacturer, saying that the company fueled Kentucky’s drug epidemic through aggressive marketing and fraud. The suit claims that Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics gave kickbacks to doctors who prescribed its products

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Supreme Court To Weigh In On Dispute Over Census Citizenship Question Evidence

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in a dispute over evidence for the census citizenship question lawsuits. After the Trump administration added a controversial question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census, more than two dozen states and cities, plus other

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Trump Says He’s Completed Written Answers For Mueller, But Not Turned Them In

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Updated at 2:13 p.m. ET President Trump has completed written answers to questions about the Russia investigation from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller. The president told reporters on Friday that he wrote the answers, not his lawyers, and that he did so “very easily.” Trump

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Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced sweeping rules on how colleges handle cases of sexual assault and harassment she says will fix a “failed” and “shameful” system that has been unfair to accused students. In what the administration is calling “an historic process,” the proposed new rules

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Kentucky Fair Board Bans KKK, Some Nazi Memorabilia From State Facilities

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The Kentucky Fair Board banned the sale of Ku Klux Klan merchandise and some Nazi merchandise from its property Thursday, weeks after a KKK hood and Nazi ornaments were spotted for sale at the Expo Center. The board’s new policy bans the sale or giveaway of merchandise such as KKK and

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Kentucky Supreme Court Rejects Union Challenge To ‘Right-To-Work’ Law

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The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the state’s “right-to-work” law, a measure that bans unionized companies from requiring workers to pay union dues. The Republican-controlled legislature passed the law last year, saying that it would make Kentucky more attractive to businesses looking to

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Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Medical Review Panel Law

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The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a new law that requires medical malpractice claims to be screened by a panel of doctors before they can move on to court, saying that the measure “delays access to the courts.” In an opinion written by Chief Justice John Minton, the court ruled that

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Eastern Kentucky Democrat Rocky Adkins Launches Campaign For Governor

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Longtime eastern Kentucky Democratic state representative Rocky Adkins has announced he’s running for governor after hinting he would do so for months. Hailing from rural Sandy Hook in Elliot County, Adkins is one of the last major Democratic figures in eastern Kentucky, a former stronghold for

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