Kentucky

Politics
LGBTQ rights advocates are hoping to make it the 20th U.S. state to end the medically denounced practice.
Queer Voices
Kimberly Alford said 15-year-old Kayla Kenney's attire was deemed a violation of Whitefield Academy's policy because it appeared to reflect the LGBTQ community.
U.S. News
The network and a lawyer for Nicholas Sandmann, a student at Covington Catholic High School, confirmed the settlement, but wouldn't give details.
Politics
Former Gov. Matt Bevin issued hundreds of last-minute pardons, including those for a convicted child rapist and the relative of a political donor.
Politics
Some of the most conservative corners of the country passed local laws to protect LGBTQ people this year, bolstering the argument for state and federal protections.
Videos
Kentucky has just allowed former nonviolent felons the right to vote and Huffpost talked to Roger Fox, a man who will now be able to vote, about how important the change is for him.
Politics
Questions swirl around Bevin's last-minute pardons that freed a slew of criminals, including a child rapist and a killer whose brother is a political donor.
U.S. News
"It looked like a battleground for just horses," said Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt.
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Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin pardoned a child rapist, who was also convicted of sodomy and child sex abuse.
Politics
The Republican made 428 pardons and commutations since he lost his reelection campaign, including a convicted killer whose family donated to Bevin's campaign.
U.S. News
New Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear was surrounded by voting-rights supporters as he signed the order on his third day in office, fulfilling a campaign pledge.
Weird News
Drug officers said the meth inside the appliance was worth around $100,000.
Politics
The environmental group is endorsing state Rep. Charles Booker to challenge Mitch McConnell in Kentucky.
Politics
Paul Donel Hurt was serving life for molesting his 6-year-old stepdaughter. In a set of unusual circumstances, the victim walked back her story.
Politics
Gov. Matt Bevin, who lost a close election last week, waded deep into the fever swamps to amplify baseless claims of voter fraud.
Politics
State Rep. Charles Booker, who backs Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, would join a busy Democratic primary field.
Politics
A surprise victory in last week's governor's race may kickstart a long, slow turn away from the GOP in the Bluegrass.
Politics
Frustrated educators "always believed we could shock the world" by ousting Gov. Matt Bevin. But "it was still kind of shocking when we did it."
Comedy
"The Daily Show" host was amused by the words Trump used when asking voters to save Matt Bevin in the Kentucky gubernatorial race.
Politics
A top Republican suggested the legislature could decide the outcome after Gov. Matt Bevin disputed Democrat Andy Beshear's apparent victory.