Just days into the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda, the largest storm of its kind recorded, we’re hearing that more than 10,000 people might have been killed when it blasted the Philippines.
Poverty is not what most of us think. And the myth vs. the reality is causing us as a nation to draft, pass and preserve poor policy.
It doesn't take much common sense to know that doughnuts, thick icing and sugary soft drinks — like tobacco — are bad for us.
With all the states' rights hoopla over Common Core, and a Fox News blow-up a couple of days ago with the old chant about politics and federal government having no place in schools, Times Free Press reporter Kevin Hardy's look into Hamilton County teacher Linda Sparks' English class gave readers an inside peek at a program now in its second year here.
“Equal rights aren’t a debate. They should be a given.”
When was the last time you saw a City Council member volunteering time and labor on someone's home?
We've seen the future — or at least the consequences of our future — if we don't figure out how to move away from burning fossil fuels for energy and move toward clean energy.
The Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tenn., will reap the benefits of eight other states signing an agreement to keep a $2,500 electric car incentive going. Meanwhile, Tennessee has put the brakes on the program that would have helped Tennesseans put more zero-emissions cars like the Nissan Leaf on the road.
The Republicans don’t seem to learn.
TVA is sniffing the wind and making some baby steps we hope will grow to have giant footprints.
It's time for the next transformation in Chattanooga: North Shore West.
That’s from an Aug. 20, 1838, journal entry of missionary Daniel S. Butrick, who traveled west from Chattanooga with the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears.
Health care providers made headlines this week belly-aching about a government mandate to move their paper records to digital records.
Some weeks ago, the nation's largest Tennessee walking horse group locked in an uproar only slightly less acrimonious than the government shutdown after an executive committee member sponsored her own poll to see how 6,945 members feel about the use of padded shoes and ankle chains — instruments horse advocates say hide evidence of soring.
With the government shutdown over, we can return to the fun of learning Chattanooga’s amazing Civil War history.