Biden says ‘inflation’ bill funds health care, ‘God knows what else’ in bizarre speech

President Biden seemed unfamiliar on Monday with the details of the massive spending bill dubbed the Cut Inflation Act that Senate Democrats passed on Sundaysaying he funds health care “and God knows what else”. Moments earlier, Biden misjudged last year’s height $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law while visiting flood damage in the Kentucky hamlet of … Read more

Biden investigates flood damage in Kentucky, promises additional US aid

LOST CREEK, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden witnessed damage Monday from deadly and devastating storms that caused the worst flooding in Kentucky’s history as they visited the state to meet with families and first responders. At least 37 people have died since last month’s deluge, which dropped 8 to … Read more

More rain, more bodies in flooded Kentucky mountain towns

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Another round of rainstorms hit flooded mountain communities in Kentucky on Monday as more bodies emerged from the soggy landscape, and the governor warned high winds could bring another threat — the falling trees and electric poles. Governor Andy Beshear said the death toll rose to 37 as hundreds of people … Read more

Kentucky floods: As dozens of dead are found and death toll expected to rise, officials call for critical recovery supplies

CNN — Rescuers searching for missing people in flood-stricken Kentucky have been hampered by the devastation left behind – unable to access areas left isolated after floodwaters washed away bridges and inundated communities. And now they are racing to overcome another hurdle with temperatures set to soar later in the week, leaving rescue teams and … Read more

Infrastructure damage hinders Kentucky flood recovery

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) – Damage to critical infrastructure and the arrival of heavier rains hampered efforts on Sunday to help Kentucky residents affected by recent massive floodingsaid Governor Andy Beshear. As Appalachian residents tried to slowly rebuild their lives, flash flood warnings were issued for at least eight eastern Kentucky counties. The National Weather Service … Read more

Some Appalachians Begin Cleanup After Deadly Floods

PRESTONBURG, Ky. (AP) — Some Appalachian residents returned to flood-ravaged homes and communities on Saturday to shovel mud and debris and salvage what they could, while the Kentucky governor said that search and rescue operations were underway in the area. submerged by torrential rains days earlier which led to deadly flash floods. Rescue teams continued … Read more

Live Updates: Deadly Floods in Eastern Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear speaks with CNN on Saturday. (CNN) Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said there could be “significantly more” deaths due to devastating flooding in the eastern part of the state. “It will get worse. And I think we’re going to update it, maybe even for weeks to come. … There are still so … Read more

Kentucky floods kill at least 16 as governor warns toll will be ‘much higher’

National Guard-backed search and rescue teams on Friday searched for people missing in record flooding that wiped out entire communities in some of America’s poorest places. KentuckyThe governor said at least 16 people had died, a toll he expected to rise as the rain continued to fall. Governor Andy Beshear said at least six children … Read more

Kentucky floods kill at least 16 as governor warns toll will be ‘much higher’

National Guard-backed search and rescue teams on Friday searched for people missing in record flooding that wiped out entire communities in some of America’s poorest places. KentuckyThe governor said at least 16 people had died, a toll he expected to rise as the rain continued to fall. Governor Andy Beshear said at least six children … Read more