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Mired in a 4-14 September swoon, the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, a day after the team was eliminated from the postseason chase.

The 23-year-old man who committed suicide Saturday while in the Hamilton County Jail was being held in isolation for his own protection, Sheriff Jim Hammond said today.

Chattanooga police have identified a teen who was injured in a possible triple shooting around 8 p.m. Sunday at 2300 Wilson Street.

WASHINGTON — It’s time for a flu vaccine again and, while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

For many Tennesseans struggling to get Medicaid coverage this year, a federal judge's decision appeared to signal an end to a months-long limbo.

Mike Watson faced north as he sat under an enormous elm tree at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge doing what he loves best — hunting.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law.

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Wildlife experts expect fewer nuisance bears in East Tennessee this fall because a good crop of nuts and berries in the Smokies should prevent them from ranging in search of food.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden just miles from the frontier, Dalil Boras vowed to head back after nightfall to continue the fight.

BEIJING — Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday.

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it.

MEMPHIS — They came walking into the lobby at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, two towering figures with the size of many of the professional basketball players who sometimes visit.

DENVER — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.

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