Loretta Lynn, coal miner's daughter and country queen, dies
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died.
Born in a cabin in Kentucky coal country, Loretta Lynn was revered not just a country music star, but as a symbol of rural resilience. "The more you hurt, the better the song is," she said. "You put your whole heart into a song when you’re hurting."
Marina Ovsyannikova — the Russian journalist who made international headlines after protesting the war in Ukraine live on state television in March — has escaped house arrest and fled with her 11-year-old daughter, according to Russia’s Interior Ministry.
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Loretta Lynn, coal miner's daughter and country music icon, dies at 90
“I would have given anything in the world if (my father) would have been here when I recorded 'Coal Miner’s Daughter,' but I think he hears me,” Lynn said in 2018. “And one day I will sing it for him.”
A Montana judge struck down as unconstitutional three laws that restricted voting in the state, saying there was no evidence of the widespread voter fraud that the 2021 Republican-sponsored laws ostensibly were targeting.
Montana judge knocks down Republicans' tighter voting laws
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge struck down as unconstitutional three laws that restricted voting in the state, saying there was no evidence of the widespread voter fraud that the 2021 Republican-sponsored laws ostensibly were targeting.
Herschel Walker, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia and an avowed abortion opponent, paid for his then-girlfriend to have an abortion in 2009, according to a report published by The Daily Beast. Walker called the claim “a flat-out lie.”
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