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Kentucky school bus crashes off embankment, 18 children hurt

Nov. 14, 2022 21:34 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A school bus crashed over an embankment and landed on its side Monday morning in rural Kentucky, sending 18 children and the driver to hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to severe, authorities said Monday. Pupils from elementary age through high...

Abortion supporters win in conservative, liberal states

Nov. 09, 2022 17:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot Tuesday, as voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well as blue California and Vermont and dealt a defeat to an anti-abortion measure in deep-red Kentucky. ...

Kentucky, Michigan voters approve protecting abortion rights

Nov. 09, 2022 09:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in reliably red Kentucky rejected a ballot measure aimed at denying any state constitutional protections for abortion while voters in battleground Michigan enshrined abortion rights in their state's constitution — joining Democratic California and Vermont in taking that...

2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP

Nov. 09, 2022 03:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time, on-the-ground updates on the 2022 U.S. midterm elections from The Associated Press. Live updates — all times Eastern — are produced by Ashraf Khalil, Annie Ma, Aamer Madhani, Chris Megerian, Mallika Sen and AP journalists around the country. ...

GOP in grinding push to break Democrats' hold on Congress

Nov. 09, 2022 03:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to claw back power, Republicans pushed state by state early Wednesday to break the Democrats’ one-party hold on Washington in a grinding, dragged-out fight to upend President Joe Biden’s once-lofty agenda. After all the polls closed, the Democrats'...

Republican Sen. Rand Paul wins 3rd term in Kentucky

Nov. 08, 2022 23:03 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a libertarian-leaning conservative and former presidential candidate, won a third term Tuesday by defeating a rival from the other end of the political spectrum, progressive Democrat Charles Booker. First elected in the...

Republican Rand Paul wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Kentucky

Nov. 08, 2022 19:33 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rand Paul wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Kentucky.

Kentucky candidates make final pitches ahead of election

Nov. 07, 2022 12:45 PM EST

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul reaffirmed his faith in a “hands off” federal government in a final burst of campaigning across Kentucky on Monday, as he approached the finish line of his reelection bid against Democratic challenger Charles Booker. Paul headlined get-out-the vote...

Beshear, Paul among officials at veterans center site

Nov. 03, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Ground has been broken for a skilled nursing care facility for veterans in Kentucky. The $50 million Bowling Green Veterans Center will create 120 jobs and provide 60 beds. It's being built on 25 acres donated by the Inter-Modal Transportation Authority at...

Charles Booker touts abortion rights in Kentucky Senate bid

Nov. 03, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Charles Booker's political stock rose in Democratic circles two years ago as he voiced outrage over the deaths of Black Americans in encounters with police, including in his hometown in Kentucky. That climb out of obscurity has given the Black former state...