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Marco Rubio says he's a 'no' vote for now. A handful of other Republicans say they're still evaluating the bill

Republicans have an aggressive schedule for getting their tax plan through Congress, but with a vote on final passage coming as early as Monday, congressional observers are keeping a close eye on a handful of GOP senators who can prevent or pass the legislation.

A poor Kentucky community remains hopeful

One year into Trump's presidency, CNN's Poppy Harlow returns to Beattyville, Kentucky, where more than half of the residents live in poverty. They're still hopeful the President will help their Appalachian community, but are not waiting on Washington to bring change.

Kentucky lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations found dead

An embattled Kentucky state lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations died Wednesday from a probable suicide.


Kentucky lawmaker a 'probable suicide' amid sexual misconduct accusations

(Reuters) - Kentucky state Representative Dan Johnson, who was facing sexual assault accusations, died in a probable suicide on Wednesday, Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said.

Johnson, Dan

Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say

Representative Dan Johnson, a first-term Republican, was accused of molesting a 17-year-old parishioner nearly five years ago at the evangelical church he led in Louisville.

Forget abortion: What women in Kentucky really want

Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt forced to sign or the promise ring she was told to slip on her finger. But from the moment Cheryl became sexually active, she felt dirty.

Dad who lost gay daughter protests Moore rally

Alabama farmer Nathan Mathis speaks about his gay daughter's suicide and his opposition to Roy Moore's candidacy for Alabama's open senate seat.


Be careful, murdered Iranian activist's daughter tells European exiles

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The daughter of an Iranian Arab activist killed in the Netherlands last month linked his death to political conflict in the Middle East, and warned other exiles in Europe to be on their guard.

Woody Allen's daughter: Why does he get a pass?

Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, is asking why the director has not suffered the same fate as other powerful men in Hollywood accused of sexual misconduct.

Families and Family Life

Ties: Why I Don’t Grieve for My Daughter at College

My best friend is not gone; my daughter is. The one I was supposed to train up in the way she should go; “go” is the operative word here.


Gay man to run against Kentucky clerk who denied him marriage license

(Reuters) - A gay man who was denied a marriage license in Kentucky two years ago by a county clerk who refused to issue licenses for same-sex marriages will run to unseat her next year, he said on Wednesday.


Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in $550 million fraud deported from Honduras

(Reuters) - A fugitive Kentucky lawyer who called himself "Mr. Social Security" was deported from Honduras on Tuesday where he had fled after pleading guilty in a $550 million disability fraud scheme, U.S. authorities said.


Honduras deports to Kentucky lawyer sought in $550 mln fraud

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - Honduras on Tuesday deported to the United States a Kentucky attorney who had pleaded guilty to charges over his role in a more than $550 million disability fraud scheme, months after he fled U.S. law enforcement, an official said.


Honduras arrests Kentucky lawyer sought in $550-million disability fraud scheme

(Reuters) - Authorities in Honduras on Monday arrested a Kentucky attorney who had pleaded guilty to charges over his role in a more than $550 million disability fraud scheme, months after he fled U.S. law enforcement, Honduran officials said.

Why they're telling the world about their stillborn daughter

Complications emerged in a Kentucky couple's pregnancy as a new law there banned abortions at 20 weeks. They had to decide: Schedule an abortion, or wait for a miscarriage.


Exclusive: Colleague names Putin's daughter, then withdraws comments

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A colleague of Katerina Tikhonova from the world of acrobatic rock'n'roll confirmed that she is the younger daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and then later withdrew his comments, saying he had misheard the question.


Exclusive: Dance colleague identifies Putin's younger daughter

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A colleague of Katerina Tikhonova from the world of acrobatic rock'n'roll has confirmed that she is the younger daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Books and Literature

Nonfiction: ‘Reckless Daughter’: A Protective Biography of Joni Mitchell

The music critic David Yaffe pays tribute to the singer-songwriter in his new book.

Mom worried about bullying is charged after putting recorder in daughter's backpack

When Sarah Sims' daughter complained she was being bullied in elementary school, the Virginia mother grew concerned.

Sen. Kennedy on sexual misconduct: 'They're all pigs'

Sen. John Kennedy didn't mince words Monday about any colleagues accused of sexual misconduct: "They're all pigs."

Woman who killed disabled daughter dies in apparent suicide

A Chicago-area woman who was scheduled to return to prison Monday for killing her disabled daughter in 2015 was found dead in her apartment of an apparent suicide.


Pakistani police exhume couple's bodies suspecting honor killing

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police on Monday exhumed the bodies of a young couple believed to have murdered by their families in a so-called honor killing, an investigator said.

Daughter gets birthday card from dad, years after he died

Real Estate and Housing (Residential)

Facebook Founder’s Favor Comes With Complications

Wherever Mark Zuckerberg goes in Silicon Valley, he seems to generate a housing problem, including at an R.V. community where residents were evicted this month.


Pre-surgery cognitive screen can flag elderly complications risk

(Reuters Health) - Screening older surgery patients for cognitive impairment can catch undiagnosed problems that raise risk for complications, researchers say.

Airman surprises daughter, 5, at school

US Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Byous returned from overseas to surprise his 5-year-old daughter Kinley at school.

Soldier's tearful reunion with daughter

US Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Byous returned from overseas to surprise his 5-year-old daughter Kinley at school.


BRIEF-Liquor Stores Na says ‍selling its 15 liquor barn retail stores in Kentucky

* Liquor Stores Na says ‍selling its 15 liquor barn retail stores in Kentucky & entering into negotiations to sell its 51% interest in Birchfield ventures


His Daughter Graduates. He Faces Deportation.

Juan Rodriguez entered the U.S. illegally from El Salvador over a decade ago. Now, after years of checking in with immigration officers, he is told he will be deported as his daughter prepares to graduate from high school.

Both chambers say they're largely on track with tax plan

The President's combative side re-emerged after his conversations with Putin were limited to hallway chats

President Donald Trump tore up his diplomatic script this weekend in favor of an angrier, more familiar role after his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an economic summit were limited to hallway conversations lasting little more than five minutes.


Obesity tied to serious complications after knee injuries

(Reuters Health) - Knee dislocations are becoming more common among obese people, and these patients are more likely than normal-weight individuals to develop blood vessel damage that can lead to amputations, a recent study suggests.

Trump once trashed China. Now, they're friends

On the first anniversary of his election, President Donald Trump touched down in the country he had most maligned during the 2016 campaign.

How this Kentucky coal town is trying to bring its economy back to life

It's a bittersweet celebration.


Kentucky clerk opposed to gay marriage to run for 2018 re-election

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - The Kentucky county clerk who drew worldwide attention for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples two years ago will run for re-election next year, her attorney said on Tuesday.


High water halts shipping on Ohio River near Paducah, Kentucky

(Reuters) - The lower Ohio River was closed to navigation on Tuesday at locks and dam 52 in Paducah, Kentucky, due to rising water on the key grain shipping waterway, shipping industry sources said.


BRIEF-Kentucky First Federal Bancorp reports quarterly EPS of $0.03

* Qtrly ‍net interest income $2.4 million vs $2.5 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:


CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Kentucky accuses Endo of contributing to opioid epidemic

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky accused units of Endo International Plc on Monday of contributing to drug overdoses and an opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its painkiller Opana ER, the latest lawsuit by state or local governments against the drugmaker.


CORRECTED-Kentucky accuses Endo of contributing to opioid epidemic

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky accused units of Endo International Plc on Monday of contributing to drug overdoses by deceptively marketing its painkiller Opana ER, in the latest lawsuit by state or local governments against the drugmaker amid an opioid epidemic.

Kentucky sues maker of controversial opioid


UPDATE 1-Kentucky accuses Endo of contributing to opioid epidemic

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky accused units of Endo International Plc on Monday of contributing to drug overdoses by deceptively marketing its painkiller Opana ER, in the latest lawsuit by state or local governments against the drugmaker amid an opioid epidemic.


Kentucky accuses Endo of contributing to opioid epidemic

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky accused units of Endo International Plc on Monday of contributing to drug overdoses by deceptively marketing its painkiller Opana ER, in the latest lawsuit by state or local governments against the drugmaker amid an opioid epidemic.

A mother's anguish: We lost more than our daughter

First Baptist Church Pastor Frank Pomeroy and his wife, Sherri, speak about the horrific church shooting that left 26 dead, including their 14-year-old daughter, Annabelle.

Kentucky House speaker steps down after sexual harassment allegations

Kentucky Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover resigned from his position Sunday amid sexual harassment allegations, saying he had made "mistakes."


Senator Rand Paul thanks supporters after assault at Kentucky home

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul expressed gratitude to supporters on Sunday after police said he was assaulted at his Kentucky home on Friday afternoon by a neighbor and suffered minor injuries.


Kentucky man arrested in assault on Senator Rand Paul released on bail

LOUISVILLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man has been arrested for assaulting U.S. Senator Rand Paul at his Kentucky home on Friday and causing a "minor injury," the state police said.


Senator Rand Paul Assaulted at His Home in Kentucky

The senator suffered a minor injury in the attack, which happened on Friday afternoon, officials said. A man described as an acquaintance of Mr. Paul’s was charged.


Kentucky police arrest man for assaulting Senator Rand Paul at home

(Reuters) - A man has been arrested for assaulting U.S. Senator Rand Paul at his Kentucky home on Friday and causing a "minor injury," the state police said.


Obese children may have more asthma complications

(Reuters Health) - Children with asthma who are also obese are admitted to the hospital more often for asthma complications, according to a recent study in Japan.

They're changing the world for the better


Kentucky judge who refused to hear gay adoption cases resigns

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - A Kentucky judge who made national headlines earlier this year for his refusal to hear adoption cases involving gay, lesbian or bisexual adults has resigned, a state commission announced on Thursday.

Books and Literature

Nonfiction: In ‘After the Eclipse,’ a Daughter Mourns Her Murdered Mother

In parallel tracks of elegy and mystery, Sarah Perry recalls the life and death of her young mother, who was murdered when the author was 12.


Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and daughter

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing charges over accusations that could see the former leader jailed.


Kentucky officials propose plan to save ailing pensions

(Reuters) - Kentucky's governor and legislative leaders on Wednesday unveiled a plan they said will rescue the state's pension funds from becoming insolvent without breaking retirement promises made to public-sector workers.


Kentucky city removes two Confederate statues

(Reuters) - Statues of two leaders of the Confederacy will be moved from public places in Lexington, Kentucky, to a cemetery where the men they represent are buried, an action that began quietly on Tuesday in the midst of a national debate about memorials to those who fought for the South in the U.S. Civil War.


Frailty tied to higher risk of complications with common surgeries

(Reuters Health) - Frail patients are more likely to have serious complications after elective outpatient surgery than people who are healthier and stronger, a recent study suggests.

Chip and Joanna want you to know they're good

You can stop worrying about whether Chip and Joanna Gaines are splitting up.

They're willing to tap into potentially unsafe water to survive

A tall chain link fence, shrouded in vines, surrounds an aging water well tucked away in this small town just west of San Juan. A metal sign carries a warning in Spanish to anyone who approaches: "Danger. Do Not Enter."

Prisons and Prisoners

In and Out of Prison, and His Daughter’s Life

As a child, Rob Sullivan watched his parents battle drug addiction and depression. Now a father himself, he’s struggling to break the cycle. The Times, in collaboration with the PBS series “Frontline,” tells the story.

Man in coma after burns, daughter's whereabouts unknown

As firefighters battle deadly wildfires across Northern California, families are frantically searching for missing loved ones.

Mother thanks mystery man for saving daughter

Tina Frost, a 27-year-old woman from Crofton, Maryland, is fighting for her life. She sustained grievous injuries Sunday after being struck above her right eye by the gunman's bullet in Las Vegas.

Mom of victim: My daughter is a fighter

Mary Moreland's daughter, Tina Frost, is in a coma after the Las Vegas shooting. Moreland speaks with CNN's Scott McLean about her daughter.


BRIEF-Armstrong Coal Company issues warn notices at west Kentucky operations

* Armstrong Coal Company issues warn notices at West Kentucky operations

Tom Petty's daughter angered over early, inaccurate death report


College basketball scandal raises financial concerns in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - A federal bribery investigation that led to the suspension of the University of Louisville's Hall of Fame basketball coach has raised concerns about financial fallout in Kentucky beyond the hardwood.


Federal court strikes down abortion ultrasound law in Kentucky

(Reuters) - A federal court struck down a law in Kentucky on Wednesday that requires women seeking an abortion to first undergo an ultrasound and hear a description of the embryo or fetus.

Kentucky's pre-abortion ultrasound requirement struck down

A Kentucky federal judge struck down an anti-abortion law that required women to receive an ultrasound before they can legally have an abortion.

I paid out of pocket for my daughter's meds. I cried when Obamacare passed

I wept the night the Affordable Care Act passed.

These may be the world's most persecuted people. And they're on the run again

They have been raped, tortured and killed. They have been crowded on boats and ping-ponged between nations that don't want them. They have been forced into labor and have no rights to their land.


Merkel and the refugees: How German leader emerged from a political abyss

BERLIN (Reuters) - Near the end of a recent campaign speech in northern Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel turned to Europe's refugee crisis of 2015 and offered her audience a comforting dual message.


Fate of Kentucky's last abortion clinic goes to judge

(Reuters) - The fate of Kentucky's last remaining abortion clinic is in the hands of a federal judge following a three-day trial that could make it the first U.S. state without a single clinic.

Joe Biden's daughter says ex-VP considering 2020 run

Former Vice President Joe Biden's daughter, Ashley, added more fuel to the 2020 speculation mill this week, saying that she thinks her father is considering a run for president.

A mother searches and awaits news of her daughters in Barbuda

Claire Frank has not heard from her two daughters since late Tuesday night, an hour before electrical power was cut in the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda, some 1,200 miles southeast of Miami.

Analysis: Is Ivanka Trump President's daughter? Adviser? How can you tell?

On Wednesday, Ivanka Trump breezed into a meeting between her father and the top Congressional leaders of both parties. It didn't go well.


Kentucky plans to submit formal bid for Amazon's second headquarters

CHICAGO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Kentucky plans to submit a formal bid asking Inc to open its second headquarters in the state, an official told Reuters on Thursday.

DNA test shows woman is not Salvador Dali's daughter

New DNA test results have refuted claims by a Spanish woman that surrealist artist Salvador Dali was her biological father.


Anthem cuts back Obamacare coverage in Kentucky

NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Wednesday that it will offer Obamacare plans in only about half of the counties in Kentucky next year, after covering the whole state in 2017.


BRIEF-Anthem to reduce Obamacare offerings in Kentucky in 2018

* Says to reduce Obamacare health care plan offerings in Kentucky to 59 counties in 2018


Kentucky trial could make state first in U.S. with no abortion clinic

(Reuters) - Kentucky's "unapologetically pro-life" governor and the state's last abortion clinic will square off on Wednesday in a federal courtroom in a case that could make it the first U.S. state without an abortion provider.

Gas prices: They're up 24 cents since Harvey hit

Treasury IG will look into Kentucky trip, official says

Dad stuns daughter with Nick Jonas selfie

A young girl freaked out when her father sent a message from his flight saying he was sitting next to singer Nick Jonas.

FEMA officials say they're not sure how many are still awaiting rescue in area that's home to over 11 million

Pam Jones said the water crept up on them with shocking speed.


BRIEF-Kentucky First Federal Bancorp Q4 earnings per share $0.02

* Kentucky First Federal Bancorp - qtrly net interest income decreased $38,000 or 1.5% to $2.4 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:


BRIEF-Facebook's Zuckerberg publishes post announcing birth of second daughter, August

* Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg publishes post announcing birth of second daughter, August Source text - Further company coverage:

Cabinet member's daughter rips Trump over transgender military ban

The daughter of a key Trump administration Cabinet member is speaking out against the President's policy banning transgender people from serving in any capacity in the military.

Harvey cancels couple's 3rd attempt to wed

They say the third time's a charm, but that's not true for Texas couple Jenny Swarers and Dustin Morgan. They have had to cancel their wedding three times -- all thanks to flooding.


BRIEF-Kentucky First Federal Bancorp to decrease number of directors from 9 to 8

* says on Aug 24, Board of Directors approved amendment to company's bylaws to decrease number of directors from 9 to 8 - SEC filing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

McConnell to address voters in Kentucky amid Trump tension

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to address voters Thursday morning at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's annual ham breakfast after what has been a tumultuous few weeks for the Senate majority leader and Republican President Donald Trump.

Kushner, Jared

As Trump’s Peacemaker, Kushner Finds Common Ground, and Complications, in Middle East Trip

Just a day before Jared Kushner met with Egypt’s president, the U.S. cut or delayed nearly $300 million in aid to the country.


Car crashes into eclipse-watching Kentucky crowd, woman killed: report

(Reuters) - A woman was killed and two people were injured on Monday after a car crashed into a crowd watching the solar eclipse in Kentucky, local media reported.


Syrian refugees in Germany name daughter Angela Merkel Muhammed

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Syrian refugee family in Germany has named their newly born baby girl Angela Merkel Muhammed out of gratitude to the chancellor for her open-door asylum policy in 2015, hospital...


BRIEF-Facebook's Zuckerberg says planning to take two months of paternity leave for birth of daughter- Facebook post

* Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says planning to take two months of paternity leave for birth of daughter- Facebook post Source


Wickliffe Journal: In Total Eclipse’s Path, Hope and Uncertainty in Rural Kentucky

Wickliffe, in western Kentucky, thought about cashing in on the eclipse by inviting viewers. But then its mayor started to worry about the crowds.

Kentucky mayor: Confederate statues to come down after Charlottesville

The mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, is taking action to remove two Confederate-era monuments from his city's former courthouse after the deadly clashes in Virginia.

Congressional leaders say they're being left in the dark

Several key congressional leaders say they have yet to hear from the White House on the administration's North Korea strategy as President Donald Trump has ratcheted up his rhetoric threatening "fire and fury" against Pyongyang.

Six months in, Nebraska voters say they're sticking with Trump


Actor and playwright Sam Shepard dies from ALS complications

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died from complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a representative for his family said on Monday.


Actor and playwright Sam Shepard dies from ALS complications: spokesman

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died from complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a representative for his family said on Monday.


Her Daughter Was Killed by a Gang. She Has a Message for Trump.

Evelyn Rodriguez’s grief has fueled a crusade against the MS-13 gang. But some fear her meeting with the president Friday will fuel an anti-immigration agenda.

After Trump announces military transgender ban, Dems say they're not afraid of the political debate

This week, Democrats unveiled an agenda for the midterms that carefully avoided any mention of the issues that had led to accusations they'd been playing "identity politics" in recent elections. Their message, party leaders said, would be all economics, all the time.


DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Marathon to restart Kentucky refinery by end of week

July 25 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on July 25: * Marathon Petroleum to restart Kentucky refinery by end of week -source * Shell reports leak at Deer Park, Texas facility * Marathon reports power outage at Catlettsburg, Ky. plant on July 23 * Motiva Port Arthur refinery operations normal -sources


Stroke survivors without complications still face ongoing risks

(Reuters Health) - Even stroke survivors who don’t experience any immediate complications are still more likely to die or have a heart attack than people who never had a stroke, a recent Canadian study suggests.


Medicaid, pension costs create budget complications for U.S. states: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday.

Moms sold daughters into sex slavery

CNN's Alexandra Field catches up with three girls featured in the CNN Freedom Project's award-winning 2013 documentary, "Every Day in Cambodia." Sold into sexual slavery by their own mothers, today they have found dignity and hope through gainful employment..


DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Marathon Petroleum shuts Kentucky refinery after power outage

July 24 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on July 21-23: * Monroe Energy delays Trainer, Pa. refinery-wide shutdown -sources * Shell reports planned work at Deer Park, Texas facility * PES reports minor fire at Point Breeze, Phila. refinery on July 17 * HollyFrontier begins restart of FCC at Kansas refinery -source


Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, went on a hike with his daughter on Saturday, according to a tweet from Meghan McCain.

Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

Kentucky Must Pay $224,000 After Dispute Over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A judge ordered the state to pay couples’ lawyer fees after a county clerk, Kim Davis, refused to issue marriage licenses.


Kentucky found liable for legal fees over same-sex marriage suit

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - Kentucky must pay the legal fees of lawyers who represented couples denied marriage licenses in 2015 by a county clerk in the state, a federal judge ruled on Friday in a same-sex marriage case that garnered world attention.


Daughter of slain Putin critic Nemtsov wants crime reclassified as political: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The daughter of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has appealed the jail sentence of a man found guilty of killing her father and four accomplices, the Interfax news agency reported on Friday.

Hear Simpson's daughter's emotional remarks

The eldest daughter of O.J. Simpson, Arnelle Simpson, gets emotional speaking at her father's parole hearing.

Jail for parents who 'gifted' daughters

The Pennsylvania parents who "gifted" six of their daughters to one man were sentenced to up to seven years in prison Tuesday, according to the Bucks County District Attorney.

An 'SNL' writer is replying to Trump's tweets like they're texts

The average tweet from President Donald Trump elicits thousands of replies. But amid the diehard supporters and trolls is a friendly voice, just trying to look out for the leader of the free world.

Authorities: Daughter killed for dating Muslim

An Israeli-Christian man is accused of stabbing his teenage daughter to death because, authorities say, he didn't approve of her relationship with a Muslim man.


BRIEF-Duke Energy to build, operate 3 solar power plants in Kentucky

* Duke Energy unveils plans for its first solar power plants in Kentucky


Mats Point: Young guns are still coming through, they're just not that young

LONDON (Reuters) - As another grand slam crown looks set to be snaffled by a man in his thirties this weekend, tennis fans lamenting a dearth of dynamic up-and-comers need not worry, says former world number one Mats Wilander.


Pakistan PM's daughter, heir apparent in corruption probe crosshairs

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A damning judicial report into the family wealth of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif threatens not just his premiership, but has also imperiled the political career of his daughter and heir apparent.


BRIEF-Seacor Holdings says on July 3, International Shipholding emerged from bankruptcy

* Seacor Holdings says on July 3, International Shipholding Corp emerged from bankruptcy pursuant to its chapter 11 plan of reorganization - sec filing Source text ( Further company coverage:


Trump defends daughter Ivanka's seat at G20 table

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his daughter, White House adviser Ivanka Trump, on Monday after she raised some eyebrows over the weekend by taking his place at a table with world leaders at a G20 meeting.

Is Victoria Beckham's kiss with daughter wrong?

Should you kiss your children on the lips?


Spanish Civil War victim's 91-year-old daughter finally buries her father

MADRID (Reuters) - On the cusp of her 92nd birthday and after decades of waiting and uncertainty, Ascensión Mendieta, daughter of a victim of political violence killed almost 80 years previously, finally buried her father on a bright Sunday morning in Madrid. Hundreds of mourners turned out to attend the non-religious ceremony in Madrid for Timoteo Mendieta, a trade unionist shot in the months following the Spanish Civil War and buried in a mass grave in a Guadalajara cemetery.

Kentucky official: 'Not on my watch' will we release voter info

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about her refusal to provide voter info to Trump's election commission.

Kentucky public schools can now offer Bible literacy courses

Public schools in Kentucky now have the option to teach Bible courses in public schools.

Fishing, Sport

Ties: Blood Lines: Fishing With My Daughter

She has learned to appreciate the pleasures — and weather the frustrations — of the most meditative of outdoor endeavors.

After fighting for her daughter's life, mom fears GOP health care bill


Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter

(Reuters) - Former Green Bay Packers star Ahman Green was charged with child abuse on Monday after allegedly slapping his 15-year-old daughter and shoving her into a kitchen cabinet in a dispute over dirty dishes, according to court papers.


Kentucky lawyer in $600 million fraud scheme flees U.S.: report

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - A Kentucky lawyer who pleaded guilty to participating in a $600 million disability fraud scheme has fled to a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the United States, local media reported.

93-year-old mom: 'I love my lesbian daughters'

Every year on the last Sunday in June, Frances Goldin can be found on the northwest corner of 18th Street and 5th Avenue in New York.


'I don't want you to get shooted': daughter of slain Minnesota man's girlfriend

(Reuters) - The young daughter of a woman whose boyfriend was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last year can be heard pleading with her mother to be quiet and cooperate with police, saying "I don't want you to get shooted," newly released video footage showed.

Dad listens to late daughter's heartbeat

After traveling 2,600 miles, Bill Connor bonds with his late daughter by listening to her heartbeat from the donor who received her heart.


Pride 2017: Same-Sex Parents Still Face Legal Complications

Laws covering parenting can be contradictory around the country, especially with adoptions. Custody issues can emerge even years after a child is born.


France's FN founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says daughter must quit as party leader

NANTERRE, France (Reuters) - Marine Le Pen should step down as leader of France's far-right National Front (FN) after disappointing results in the presidential and parliamentary elections, her father who founded the anti-establishment party said on Tuesday.

United States Defense and Military Forces

7 Sailors Emerged From Diverse Backgrounds to Pursue a Common Cause

The group of sailors who died on Saturday represented today’s military, which heavily recruits in immigrant communities from coast to coast.

Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter celebrates birthday

Four months after a catastrophic accident, Jamie Lynn Spears' daughter has reached a milestone.

Father's Day

Father-Daughter Dance Gets a Makeover in ‘Modern Family’ Era

With the rise of same-sex couples and single parents, many schools are declaring a tradition antiquated. But others cling (and pose for gauzy photos).

4 Kentucky National Guard soldiers charged in sexual assault case

Four Kentucky National Guard soldiers were arrested and charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a female soldier, authorities say.


Kentucky psychologist convicted in $600 million benefits fraud

(Reuters) - A Kentucky psychologist was found guilty on Monday on charges stemming from what prosecutors said was his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $600 million in federal disability payments for thousands of people.


Texas mother, 19, charged in death of two daughters left in car

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A 19-year-old central Texas mother has been charged with child endangerment for the deaths of her two daughters, ages 1 and 2, who were left in a car for about 15 hours, law enforcement officials said on Friday,

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings

Video Shows Police Appearing to Kick Man on Fire, After He Emerged From Wreck

New Jersey officials are investigating after a man who was in a fiery car crash seems to have been kicked. He may have been mistaken for a suspect.

Castaneda, Estrella

Queens Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend and Her Daughter, Whom He Called Witches

Carlos Amarillo could receive life without parole in the 2014 killings of his girlfriend and her daughter after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder.

Sex Crimes

Jury Finds Televangelist Jan Crouch Shunned Granddaughter’s Report of Rape

A California jury found the conduct of the late Ms. Crouch, co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, to be “outrageous.” It awarded her granddaughter $2 million.


Mickelson to skip U.S. Open for daughter's graduation

(Reuters) - Phil Mickelson's quest to complete a career grand slam seems certain to have to wait another year after his decision to skip the U.S. Open in two weeks' time.

United States Open (Golf)

Phil Mickelson Says He Will Skip the U.S. Open to Attend His Daughter’s Graduation

Mickelson needs a victory in the United States Open to become the sixth man to win a career Grand Slam. His daughter Amanda’s high school commencement ceremony comes first.


South Korean court denies arrest request for daughter of key corruption case suspect

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Saturday denied a prosecutors' request for an arrest warrant for Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to ouster and arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye.

Women and Girls

Economics of Equality: A Proven Way to Win in Business: Have a Daughter, Hire Women

A naturally occurring experiment in the field of venture capital suggests there are financial advantages to having a diverse team.


Review: ‘The Exception’ Is a Diverting Tale Set Before Nazi Horrors Fully Emerged

Christopher Plummer plays the exiled German Kaiser Wilhelm II in this melodrama, which unfolds in the Netherlands in the early years of the Second World War.

Trump latest: GOP source says a Paris exit plan may contain fine print to satisfy daughter's objections


Daughter of ousted South Korean leader's friend 'unaware' of Samsung sponsorship details

SEOUL (Reuters) - The daughter of a central figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of South Korea's president said she was unaware of details of Samsung Group's sponsorship of her equestrian career.


Daughter of ousted South Korean president's confidante returns to Seoul

SEOUL (Reuters) - The daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday from Denmark where she had been fighting extradition on criminal charges


Daughter of ousted S.Korean president's confidante returns to Seoul

SEOUL, May 31 (Reuters) - The daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday from Denmark where she had been fighting extradition on criminal charges Chung Yoo-ra, 20, is expected to be taken by prosecutors from Incheon International Airport for questioning when she lands. She fled to Europe last year to avoid being prosecuted by authorities for charges linked to her moth


Severe birth complications more common with older mothers

(Reuters Health) - Women who are at least 35 years old when they give birth are much more likely than younger mothers to experience a variety of major pregnancy complications, a recent study confirms.

Monuments and Memorials (Structures)

Confederate Monument, Shunned by One Kentucky City, Is Welcomed in Another

The work, dedicated to veterans of the Confederate army, was removed from its place near the University of Louisville in November and rebuilt in Brandenburg the next month.


Kentucky town welcomes Confederate memorial moved from Louisville

BRANDENBURG, Kentucky (Reuters) - A small Kentucky town gave a formal welcome on Monday to a monument to the Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War, rededicating the controversial structure after the University of Louisville removed it as an unwelcome symbol of slavery.

Fareed Zakaria: Liberals think they're tolerant, but they're not

Fareed Zakaria said Saturday that though many liberals think they are tolerant, often they aren't.


Former U.S. national security adviser Brzezinski dies at age 89: daughter

(Reuters) - Former U.S. national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, who established himself in the Carter administration as a hard-liner on foreign policy, died on Friday, his family said. He was 89.


Former U.S. national security adviser Brzezinski has died at age 89: daughter

(Reuters) - Former U.S. national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, who established himself in the Carter administration as a hard-liner on foreign policy, died on Friday, his family said. He was 89.


Mother of Manchester attack victim pays tribute to daughter with a tattoo

BURY, England (Reuters) - The mother of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester suicide attack attended a vigil on Friday bearing a fresh tattoo of her daughter's name on her chest.


Unions sue to stop Kentucky's 'right-to-work' law

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - Two labor groups filed a lawsuit in a Kentucky court on Thursday challenging the so-called right-to-work law the state legislature passed earlier this year.

They're making 3D miniatures of iconic photos

Swiss artists Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger play with history, creating 3D replicas of iconic photographs in their Zurich studio from cardboard, wood and glue.

Mom: I don't know if daughter is dead or alive

Charlotte Campbell, whose daughter Olivia attended the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, is missing following the deadly blast that occurred shortly after the show ended.


Zack Snyder to Step Away From ‘Justice League’ After Daughter’s Suicide

The director said he was stepping back “to be with my family, be with my kids, who really need me.” Joss Whedon will take over for Mr. Snyder.

Kentucky Girl Scout leader accused of stealing cookies

A Kentucky Girl Scout troop leader is accused of running off with over 6,000 boxes of cookies, local officials say.


Groups seek removal of Kentucky judge over views on gay adoption

(Reuters) - Civil liberties groups on Tuesday called for the removal of a Kentucky judge who gained national attention last month for announcing that he would refuse to hear cases involving lesbian, gay or bisexual adults hoping to adopt children.


Former Kentucky jail guard convicted of beating inmate who later died

(Reuters) - A former Kentucky jail guard was convicted of beating an inmate and leaving him lying with blood on his face, until another jail employee saw the victim and he was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead, officials said on Friday.


Q&A: Mother-daughter charity team has that Pittsburgh Steelers spirit

NEW YORK(Reuters) - As part-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cindy Citrone had the connections to get help when she wanted to raise awareness for organ donation. She got the National Football League...

Fallen officer's daughter gets prom photo surprise

Sierra Bradway had planned to take her prom photos at the gravesite of her father, an Indianapolis police officer who was killed four years ago in the line of duty.

United States Politics and Government

France, Kentucky Derby, Trump: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

Father heartbroken by video of bus aide slapping daughter, 6

A video showing a bus aide slapping a 6-year-old girl with autism has left an Illinois father heartbroken.


Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track

(Reuters) - Always Dreaming won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on a sloppy track on Saturday.

Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming Wins the Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming, ridden by John Velazquez, captured the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby on a soggy Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Derby

360° View From the Kentucky Derby

Step inside Churchill Downs in 360° video and watch scenes from the 143rd Kentucky Derby, a race where thoroughbred horses gallop a mile and a quarter for a $2 million prize.

Kentucky Derby hats: Go big or go home

See the fashionable, loud and colorful hats at the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby.

Horse Racing

5 Books to Read on Kentucky Derby Day

C. E. Morgan’s “The Sport of Kings,” William Nack’s “Secretariat” and other books to read on the first Saturday in May.

How to bet (legally) on the Kentucky Derby

Betting on sports is illegal in most of the United States. Horse racing is an exception -- and the biggest race is Saturday.

Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby 2017: Who the Experts Pick to Win

Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert of The New York Times weigh in on the contenders for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby.


Ties: Tending My Daughter’s Crown

The bond between my daughters and me was carved into intricate lines that framed their cornrows, intertwined in the twists that flew with the wind.

Republican Party, Uber, Kentucky Derby: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Can a 1-eyed horse named Patch win the Kentucky Derby today?

When three-year-old thoroughbred Patch takes to the starting gate at this year's Kentucky Derby Saturday, many people -- be it in the stands or watching on TV -- probably won't be aware that this is a very special horse.

House Republicans say they're close to fulfilling their pledge to repeal President Obama's health reform law

House Republicans finally have the votes to try to repeal and replace Obamacare.


Same-sex couple can seek damages from Kentucky clerk: U.S. appeals court

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a damages lawsuit against Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 refused to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it conflicted with her Christian beliefs.


Legal Fight Could Make Kentucky Only State With No Abortion Clinic

Under a governor who calls himself “unapologetically pro-life,” Kentucky is pushing hard to close its last abortion provider.


Horse racing: Patch brings feel-good story to Kentucky Derby

(Reuters) - There has been no shortage of compelling horse racing storylines in recent years but Patch could top them all when the one-eyed underdog sets off in the Kentucky Derby for the first leg of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.


‘Great News’ Gives a Mother-Daughter Team an Onscreen Moment

Tracey Wigfield is used to her suburbanite mother inserting herself into her professional and personal life. Now she’s turned that into an NBC sitcom.


Kentucky's pension deal offers lessons on risks, cost cuts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Kentucky's public pension put U.S. buyout firm KKR & Co LP in charge of its hedge fund investments in May 2015, its board expected the deal to save money and boost its returns.


Pregnancy complications await childhood cancer survivors

(Reuters Health) - Women who manage to conceive after surviving childhood cancer may encounter treatment-related pregnancy and labor complications if they got radiation for their malignancies, a recent study suggests.


Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder live on Facebook

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.


UPDATE 3-Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder live on Facebook

* Videos visible online for 24 hrs before they were taken down

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

Father in Thailand Kills 11-Month-Old Daughter Live on Facebook

After broadcasting himself dangling the girl by the neck from a building on the resort island of Phuket, the man killed himself, the police said.


Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

BANGKOK, April 25 (Reuters) - A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.

Autopsy: Erin Moran likely died of cancer complications

Former "Happy Days" child star Erin Moran, 56, likely died from complications of Stage 4 cancer, the Harrison County (Indiana) Sheriff's Department and medical examiner said Monday in a joint statement.


BRIEF-Violin Memory says emerged from bankruptcy - SEC Filing

* On April 21, 2017 conditions set forth in amended plan of reorganization for co were satisfied or waived and effective date of plan occurred


Georgia grants couple's request to give daughter surname 'Allah'

(Reuters) - Georgia officials have granted a couple's request to issue a birth certificate giving their toddler daughter the surname "Allah" after earlier refusing to do so because neither parent has that name, civil liberties advocates said on Thursday.

Baldwin's daughter is not a fan of your praise for her dad

On "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Alec Baldwin talks about the method behind his Donald Trump impression and his daughter's reaction to praise from fans on the street.

Ex-girlfriend of killer prays with victim's daughters

The three women hugged, talked and wept, united in grief by a killer who recorded the last minutes of his victim's life.


Former NFLer Heap kills daughter in accident in Arizona: media

(Reuters) - Former NFL star player Todd Heap hit and killed his 3-year-old daughter on Friday while he was moving his truck in his driveway at his Arizona home, media reported.

Daughter: We were horrified

The daughter of the United Airlines passenger who was dragged off an overbooked flight speaks to the press.

Robot makes video chats feel like they're IRL

Move over, FaceTime and Skype?

Travelers are so angry they're cutting up their United cards

Snip, snip, snip the scissors went, cutting up United-Chase credit cards and frequent flyer member cards.

Toyota investing $1.3 billion in Kentucky plant

Toyota says it's investing $1.3 billion in its Camry plant in Kentucky.


Toyota invests $1.33 billion in Kentucky plant

(Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp said it had invested $1.33 billion in its Kentucky plant as part of the automaker's plan to invest $10 billion in the United States over the next five years.