WASHINGTON — In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of the embattled former Soviet republic to the White House Thursday, but he stopped short of fulfilling his visitor's urgent request for lethal aid to fight Russian-backed separatists.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says his Papa John’s franchises in the Denver area are doing well, thanks to certain “law changes” in the state.
WASHINGTON — Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama's request to train Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants in the Middle East.
The Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.
NEW YORK — Oracle says Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. The business software maker promoted Safra Catz and Mark Hurd to replace him as co-CEOs.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam today sought to punch the reset button on Tennessee's controversial Common Core student testing standards at an "education summit" attended by state lawmakers, educators and business leaders.
After falling for eight consecutive months, unemployment in Tennessee has steadily rose since April, climbing to 7.4 percent in August.
A 24-year-old man died this morning after nearly drowning in the pool at the Cleveland YMCA on Wednesday, authorities said.
BEIRUT — The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists.
A man suffered severe head trauma during an aggravated assault in Brainerd Wednesday night, police said today.
A Hendersonville resident stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence overnight on West Trinity Lane claimed he planned to join a terrorist organization and would come back to kill the officer.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews in Scotland is no longer just for men.
NASHVILLE — Grand Ole Opry member George Hamilton IV, who was one of country music's first international ambassadors, has died. He was 77.
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in an out-of-control Northern California wildfire that has driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes as it continues to grow, authorities said Thursday.
PORTLAND, Tenn. — An anti-gay billboard is stirring a debate over bullying and religion in a rural community about 30 miles north of Nashville.
TV network should emerge from bankruptcy next month
Luken Communications has settled with Arkansas bankruptcy trustee M. Randy Rice for $2 million, ending the court battles that have dogged the Chattanooga television company for more than four years.
A woman was stabbed multiple times around 3 a.m. today in East Chattanooga, according to Chattanooga police.
NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has sworn in newly elected Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon G. Lee.