Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protests

The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a pension law that prompted thousands of teachers to protest at the state Capitol
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Outlook for Kentucky teachers' pension system improving

A consulting firm says the pension system for Kentucky's public school teachers has more money and less debt after the legislature decided to fully fund its ann
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Outlook for Kentucky teachers' pension system improving

A consulting firm says the pension system for Kentucky's public school teachers has more money and less debt after the legislature decided to fully fund its ann
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Outlook for Kentucky teachers' pension system improving

A consulting firm says the pension system for Kentucky's public school teachers has more money and less debt after the legislature decided to fully fund its ann
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Fire kills 19 at resort hotel in China's northeast

Fire kills 19 at resort hotel in China's northeastern city of Harbin
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Fire kills 18 at resort hotel in China's northeas

Fire kills 18 at resort hotel in China's northeastern city of Harbin
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Fire kills 18 at resort hotel in China's northeast

Fire kills 18 at resort hotel in China's northeastern city of Harbin
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Fire at hot springs hotel in northeast Chinese city kills 18

A Chinese state news agency says 18 people have died in a fire at a hotel in the northeastern city of Harbin
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Correction: Write-In Candidates story

Correction: Write-In Candidates story
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Judge told to consider protections for Montana grayling fish

A federal appeals court says the U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental factors when it decided against designating a Montana fish as a thre
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Judge ordered to reconsider whether fish should be protected

A federal appeals court says the U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental factors when it decided against designating a Montana fish as a thre
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Sea turtle found dead with beach chair string around neck

An endangered sea turtle has been found dead on an Alabama beach with a beach chair string tangled around its neck
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This royal name is the fastest-growing baby name for girls

One of the first big decisions parents will make when they have a child is what to name them. Many people put a lot of thought into baby names, and inspiration
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The reason you might want to stop using public bathroom hand dryers for good

It's hard to go into most public bathrooms these days and not see a hand dryer attached to the wall. Air dryers are being utilized in public bathrooms as a way
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The worst ice storm in American history caused billions in damage

One of the most deadly and most devastating American winter storms in recent memory was the Great Ice Storm of 1998 which lasted from January 5 through January
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This is America's best theme park holiday celebration

When you think of celebrating the holiday season at a theme park, your mind probably gravitates toward heading to Disney World for Christmas or perhaps hitting
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This everyday household item can treat your cough

Whether it's because you've been cooped up indoors all season or because of the cold weather (which is actually a pervasive weather myth) winter seems to be the
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Why do so many prices end with 9?

Walk around any retail space, be it a grocery store, boutique, big-box store or mall, and look at the prices. Very quickly, you'll notice a pattern: It seems li
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In Texas, the Chili Has No Beans

But should you find yourself in Texas with a hankering for some chili, be prepared to be served something that' s quite different than what you' re expecting. T
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The tools you must keep in your car this winter

Winter is here, which also means that the weather forecast in many parts of the country is full of snow, ice and freezing temperatures. There are a lot of thing
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Is hand sanitizer as effective as washing your hands?

When you enter a hospital, an airport, a grocery store or many other public places, there's oftentimes a hand sanitizer dispenser waiting for you. The world is
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This has been the most popular name since the 1950s

The Social Security Administration has been tracking the most popular baby names in the United States since the 1880s. Whether a name was influenced by pop cult
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This is how much it costs to put on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since it began in 1924, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has cemented itself as the quintessential way that many Americans officially ring in the holiday seas
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We Tried New Pretzel Pop-Tarts, and Here's What We Thought

Pop-Tart purists, you might want to sit down for this one. Kellogg' s is launching a pretzel-coated version of the iconic toaster pastry. Depending on who you a
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