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Huckabee’s ‘Duck Dynasty’ & Churchill tour

In a blitz tour of Israel and one Israeli settlement to fundraise and campaign for his presidential bid, GOP candidate and former governor of Arkansans Mike Huckabee managed one major gaffe, and doubled down views about Israel that are far to the right of any other Republican runner, and most of the Israeli government.

Exploring American Monsters: Kentucky

The state of Kentucky is best known for its bourbon, horse racing (particularly the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs the first Saturday in May), and “Colonel” Harland Sanders’ world famous Kentucky Fried Chicken (truth be told, Sanders lived in nearby Indiana until he left home at age...

Countering Putin: What Would Churchill Do?

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Europe’s peaceable kingdom is disturbed by the screams of sheep being devoured by lions. The war in Ukraine’s east is limited, but increasingly lethal. Last summer, the world watched the barbarity of the downing of Malaysia AirlinesShow More Summary

You can now explore a labyrinth of WWII tunnels inside the cliffs of Dover

LONDON — In the early 1940s, as WWII was raging and defensive gun batteries were sprouting up and down the English coast to keep German ships at bay, Winston Churchill commissioned a sprawling underground shelter to house soldiers stationed...Show More Summary

Five things to know about the opening at Del Mar

Del Mar's summer season of horse racing starts Thursday - post time is 2 p.m. - which will be greeted by one of the biggest roars for horses this side of Churchill Downs.

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leonard Pitts on what happens after the flag comes down. You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.” That’s an observation widely credited to Winston Churchill, though it’s one he may or may not have ever made. Show More Summary

Triple Crown-winning horse American Pharoah posed for the August issue of Vogue

Gallery | @voguemagazine photographs #AmericanPharoah at Churchill Downs — (...)

American Pharoah takes a victory lap at Churchill Downs

American Pharoah, the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978, took a parade lap Saturday at the spot where he won the Kentucky Derby earlier this year. Some 30,000 supporters came out to cheer on the now-famous horse. It should...Show More Summary

Rick Pitino meets Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

One legend met another legend on Saturday morning, when Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino met Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Pitino met the legendary horse at Churchill Downs before the Downs After Dark race that takes place...Show More Summary

Calling at Down Street: Churchill's Former Tube Station Bunker to Be Opened

It was first used as a Tube station in central London, and then converted into a wartime bunker for British PM Winston Churchill during WWII. Now the capital's transport officials are calling on businesses to put forward their best ideas on how to once again transform the disused Down Street station.

Fallon Honors Woodford Reserve’s Official Bourbon Sponsorship of Kentucky Derby

It’s no secret that bourbon and the Kentucky Derby go hand-in-hand. During this year’s Derby broadcast on May 2, spirits brand Brown-Forman/Woodford Reserve brought its specially crafted Derby bottles to life at Churchill Downs in an...Show More Summary

Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn is So Grown Up!

Anna Nicole Smith‘s daughter Dannielynn Birkhead and her father Larry Birkhead make their annual appearance at the 2015 Kentucky Derby on Saturday afternoon (May 2) at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kent. The eight-year-old little one looked all grown up in her cute pink outfit! “It took me two months to get my daughter’s outfit together [...]

Sarah Hyland & Stephen Amell Wear Their Best Derby Outfits in Kentucky!

Sarah Hyland and Stephen Amell stepped out on the red carpet while attending the 2015 Kentucky Derby on Saturday afternoon (May 2) at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kent. Also in attendance at the event were figure skaters Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir (wearing two of the most fascinating headpieces of the day), model Lindsay Ellingson, [...]

Photos: A Day at the Races

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

On a sunny Saturday, a record-breaking crowd of 170,513 people converged to cheer and clink glasses at the 141st Kentucky Derby in Churchill Downs, in Louisville. American Pharaoh came out on top in a close race featuring top jockeys and thoroughbreads. The Derby celebrations continued long after the race was over—check out the slideshow above for a look. 

Who Won the Kentucky Derby?

Break out the celebratory mint juleps! American Pharoah (and yes, that's how the horse likes to spell it) won the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Saturday afternoon. Get the scoop on 35 must-watch finales! Ridden by Victor Espinoza and trained by Bob Baffert, American... Read More > Other Links From Kentucky Derby

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