WASHINGTON — Security at military recruiting and reserve centers will be reviewed in the aftermath of the deadly shooting in Tennessee, but it's too early to say whether the facilities should have security guards or other increased protection, the Army's…
In our news wrap Thursday, a gunman attacked two military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, within minutes. Four U.S. Marines were killed, and the gunman was killed by police. The U.S. attorney for Eastern Tennessee said they are treating the attacks…
By News Desk
At least three people are dead after a shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee Thursday afternoon.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Add Tennessee and Kansas to the list of states that have been warned by the Obama administration that failing to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act could jeopardize special funding to pay hospitals and doctors for treating the poor.
Scientists hope a new mapping model published this week that pinpoints where the endangered Carolina northern flying squirrel lives will help conservationists better focus efforts to protect it and its equally threatened habitat, the Appalachians' red spruce forests.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s approval rating is creeping upward. The economy is growing. And a flurry of aggressive executive actions on domestic and foreign policy have energized the West Wing.
By Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results. State Sen. Jim Tracy said in a news…
By PBS NewsHour
In Tennessee, a disturbingly high dropout rate at public universities prompted the state to change how they fund schools: the more students graduate, the more a school gets paid. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the rise of performance-based funding and innovations…
The rate of breast cancer deaths for African American women nationally is 40 percent greater than that of white women, according to a study published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. In Memphis, the city with the widest disparity, a…
By Sarah Corapi
Amid scrutiny over a botched Oklahoma execution last month and a nationwide shortage of lethal injection drugs, a back-up method for carrying out death sentences has gotten the green light in Tennessee: the electric chair.
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