Tort reform in Tennessee was supposed to lower exorbitant medical malpractice insurance rates for doctors and hospitals — and therefore runaway medical costs.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
Marion County High School is setting aside its county rivalry for a day to support South Pittsburg.
Four people were arrested in two separate drug busts in Jackson County, Ala., according to a sheriff's office news release.
The United Auto Workers union is looking at hiking membership dues by 25 percent, the first increase since 1967, a top UAW official and several union sources told Reuters.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a bona fide winning streak.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive end Davis Tull, the first Mocs football player ever to repeat as player of the year in the Southern Conference, is also UTC's first academic All-American.
MILWAUKEE — "Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season.
LUBBOCK, Texas — The impacts of an ice storm that was moving into North Texas late Thursday could be worse than the snowfalls in the days leading up to the Super Bowl two years ago.
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police have released surveillance video — complete with cartoon images from Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" — of two people stealing decorations outside a house last month.
LONDON — Britain braced for severe flooding and the worst tidal surge in 60 years after a powerful storm with hurricane-force gusts hit the country Thursday and began moving across Europe.
FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. — A North Georgia man revisited his burned home Thursday in Fannin County.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A prosecutor says Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged in a sexual assault case.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Board of Regents today unanimously approved William Seymour as the next president of Cleveland State Community College.
KNOXVILLE — Two students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have been arrested on charges of harassing a fellow student who reported hazing at the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
NASHVILLE — Two hundred and thirty-five thousands tons of salts: check.
NASHVILLE — Authorities say a Columbia man has pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen property and filing a false tax return.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. — A motorist who plugged his electric car into an outlet at a school near Atlanta is facing a theft charge, sparking debate about where and when it's acceptable to use power.
I-75 in Whitfield County has been reopened after southbound lanes were blocked for nearly six hours this morning.