Cooler changes later this week

We’re putting the wraps on a scorcher of a weather weekend here in central and eastern Kentucky. The hottest air of the season waited until the end of August to get here, but it’s doing some work on us right …

Germany expects fewer than 300,000 refugees this year

Germany’s top migration official expects fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year. Frank-Juergen Weise says his agency is planning for between 250,000 and 300,000 new arrivals in 2016. The head of the Federal Office for Migration …

Turkish bombing kills at least 20 in northern Syria

A Syria monitoring group and a spokesman for a Kurdish-led force say Turkish airstrikes and shelling have killed as many as 20 civilians in northern Syria. Turkey sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels drive the Islamic State …