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31 Jul
The death toll in torrential floods in the US state of Kentucky continued to rise days after floods began. The flooding has swamped towns across the Appalachian mountain region of the central eastern United States.
3 Jul
Activists and doctors have successfully had abortion bans temporarily blocked in several US states. In Florida, the presiding judge said that the state ban violated a woman's right to privacy.
16 Dec 2021
Last weekend, the US was hit by a cluster of perhaps the most devastating tornadoes in its history. In Kentucky alone, more than 70 people are known to have been killed by the severe weather system, and deaths were also reported in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee. US President Joe Biden, who has signed a disaster declaration for Kentucky, paid a visit to the region and called the situation there "an unimaginable tragedy". We take a closer look at the scale of the damage.
14 Dec 2021
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said about 50 had died in his state alone, bringing the suspected death toll across ravaged states to 64. So far, 60 workers presumed dead at a candle factory were located.
13 Dec 2021
Governor Andy Beshear said there could be 80 or more people dead, as many people remain missing after a series of severe storms ripped through the state over the weekend. Thousands remain without heat or water.
29 Jun 2017
Wil James, president at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, discusses the redesigned 2018 Camry as the first vehicles roll off the assembly line in Kentucky.
21 Mar 2017
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump at his rally in Kentucky say they doubt that FBI Director James Comey is capable of carrying out an independent investigation into possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Moscow.
12 Mar 2017
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Kentucky to sell the Republican health care bill with a vow to "repeal and replace Obamacare once and for all.
1 Mar 2017
Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear gave the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's address to Congress, telling the commander in chief that repealing Obamacare "isn't a game."

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