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Mitch McConnell’s legacy is a conservative Supreme Court shaped by his calculated audacity

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with reporters, July 30, 2020. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Al Cross University of Kentucky Unless Democrats win both the White House and the Senate in November, abolish the filibuster and expand the Supreme Court, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is about to finish his project of remaking the federal judiciary from top to bottom. The impact of that achievement...

What can beagles teach us about Alzheimer’s disease? A lot, says Sanders-Brown researcher

Researcher Elizabeth Head of the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging said, ‘If we can find ways to improve brain health in old dogs, there’s hope that these approaches can translate to healthy aging in people as well.’ (Photo provided)   A commentary by Elizabeth Head of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging was recently featured on the website, “The Conversation,”...