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NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has sworn in newly elected Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon G. Lee.
LONDON — British scientists say a former nurse has become the first person in the country to receive an experimental Ebola vaccine in an early trial to test its safety.
LOS ANGELES — For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.
HARRISON CITY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lonely and wanted paramedics to show up.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two Montgomery women have been sentenced after authorities say a toddler in their care suffered third- and fourth-degree burns after a bath.
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world's biggest social network is not budging from its rules.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Rescue crews have pulled the body of a missing boater from Watauga Lake.
ATLANTA — The Braves ended their five-game losing streak but gained no ground in their longshot chase for the playoffs.