EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Authorities identified two people killed when a helicopter crashed in western Alabama as David Carson, 63, of Tuscaloosa; and Matthew Wallace, 51, of Hiram, Georgia.
NASHVILLE, — The latest ACT test scores show Tennessee's composite score had its largest gain in more than a decade.
The Cleveland, Tenn., Police Department has released a photo of a potential suspect in a series of church burglaries, according to a news release.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said in Chattanooga today there was “no way” the Volkswagen plant could survive producing just one vehicle, citing the importance of last month’s announcement that the factory would assemble a new sport utility vehicle.
A day after terror cell ISIS released a video claiming to show the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker today said conflicts in Iraq and Syria have been poorly handled, and President Barack Obama needs to develop a "clear objective" in the Middle East.
Investigators found that a former administrative services assistant with the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville took $61,892.04 in taxpayer money, according to a news release from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury.
Hamilton County commissioners this morning unanimously approved contracts with four different architects for design and construction projects involving four schools, including the new Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School, Nolan Elementary School, Sale Creek Middle/High School and Wolftever Elementary School. The total amount approved is nearly $3 million combined .
The soles of Traci Crozier's feet were the only part of her body not burned.
WASHINGTON — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as an American journalist.
MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan held a lead in early primary returns in the fight to be the Republican candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.
NEW YORK — Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming voters overwhelmingly chose incumbents in the top races in Tuesday's Republican primary election. Here are five things to know about the election:
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
HARVEY, Ill. — Negotiators worked late into the evening Tuesday in an effort to convince two men barricaded in a home in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and two adults they took hostage.