In other news Monday, the death toll reached 22 after severe flooding from weekend storms in Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky. Also, a boil-water advisory continues for nearly 2 million people around Boston after a water main break.
In December, tons of spilled coal ash devastated the town of Kingston, Tenn. Tom Bearden reports on the disaster's effects on residents, cleanup efforts and the debate over safety standards for other coal ash storage sites around the country.
The Tennessee Lady Vols beat Stanford Tuesday night to win their eighth women's NCAA basketball championship. A sports columnist discusses the Lady Vols' continued success.
Powerful storms and tornados tore across five southern states Tuesday night, leaving at least 54 dead. After a report on the weather disaster, the governor of Tennessee details the cleanup efforts and a weather expert offers insight on the storms.
By PBS NewsHour
Tornadoes and thunderstorms ripped across several southern states Tuesday night, killing at least 44 people and injuring hundreds more.
In a follow-up to his report on the financial costs of the war, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman looks into who in America is paying the price.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Despite a bruising Republican primary and an onslaught of Democratic heavyweights campaigning for his opponent, former Chattanooga Mayor Bob Corker edged to victory Tuesday in the race for Tennessee Senate.
Analysts say the results of the close Tennessee Senate race depends on voter turnout, especially black and undecided suburban voters. A Tennessee editor discusses the issue of getting people to the polls.
The Tennessee Senate race between Democrat Harold Ford Jr. and Republican Bob Corker has taken a nasty turn through negative ads and unplanned confrontations between the candidates. Two editors discuss the race.
With Republicans fighting to retain their 10-seat advantage in the Senate, Democrats are campaigning to pick up the six seats they need in November's elections to win a majority. Analysts focus on two key Senate races in Virginia and Tennessee.
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