Chattanooga media icon passes away
Luther Masingill held the same job at the same radio station in the same time slot for 74 years. During that time he told Chattanooga listeners of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the terrorist attacks on 9/11, and he helped reunited thousands of dogs and cats with their owners.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.
DENVER — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.
OSIJEK, Croatia — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Sunday it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat "terrorists."
TOKYO — Japan's trade minister has announced her resignation after allegations that she violated election laws.
LOS ANGELES — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — During the summer and school year, basketball "is life" for Oakland Middle eighth-grader Allie Hopkins.
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia will soon deploy 200 special forces troops in Iraq to advise and assist Iraqi security forces a month after the Australians were sent to the Middle East, the foreign minister said Monday.
CONCORD, N.H. — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.
DEWITT, N.Y. — New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle.
HELSINKI — The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion in the area.
HAMMOND, Ind. — An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 and told police where the bodies of three more women could be found, police said Sunday.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.