Report: Interior Department law enforcement chief 'unprofessional'

Published Feb. 27 2017 @ 10:02pm

The Interior Department's law enforcement director 'demonstrated a pattern of unprofessional behavior' by touching and hugging female employees and making flirtatious remarks, the agency's inspector general said in a report released Monday.

Tennessee House passes bill requiring stricter income verification for welfare recipients

Published Feb. 27 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Tennessee adults who are on TennCare, food stamps and/or welfare would undergo an enhanced income-verification process...

Report: Uber executive out after failing to disclose sexual harassment allegation

Published Feb. 27 2017

A top engineering executive at Uber, Amit Singhal, is out five weeks after his hire was announced. According to a...

Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump travel ban doing well

Published Feb. 27 2017

Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban...

Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary

Published Feb. 27 2017

The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team.

Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think'

Published Feb. 27 2017

The Justice Department will try to adopt 'responsible policies' for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said...

Study finds peculiar tie between warm climate, slow snowmelt

Published Feb. 27 2017

Global warming could mean that mountain snow melts at a slower pace, researchers said Monday, a peculiar finding that might...

SpaceX says it will fly 2 people to moon next year

Published Feb. 27 2017

SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA's Apollo...

Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before 'sad' end

Published Feb. 27 2017

President Donald Trump says the Academy Awards ceremony "focused so hard on politics that they didn't get the act together...

Rising tensions loom as US, Asian powers discuss NKorea

Published Feb. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump met China's top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled with key Asian...

The Latest: Changes to immigrant driver's licenses approved

Published Feb. 27 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - The Latest on the Georgia General Assembly (all times local):

Norris, Gardenhire push legislation to battle elderly abuse

Published Feb. 27 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, R-Collierville, Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, and other legislative colleagues today unveiled a trio of bills...

Sponsor of Georgia casino bill says he'll try again in 2018

Published Feb. 27 2017

The sponsor of legislation to allow casino gambling in Georgia says the effort is dead for the year.

Trump budget to increase defense spending by $54B

Published Feb. 27 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and...

CHI Memorial raises record $390,000 at Pink! gala

Published Feb. 27 2017

The CHI Memorial Foundation raised a record $390,000 at its 12th annual Pink! gala to benefit the MaryEllen Locher Breast...

Small fire empties cafeteria at Dalewood Middle School

Published Feb. 27 2017

A small fire coming from an electrical outlet in the cafeteria at Dalewood Middle School prompted the relocation of students...

Dalton police to take 'Polar Plunge' at Dalton High for special needs students

Published Feb. 27 2017

Officers from the Dalton Police Department will take the 'Polar Plunge' for special needs students and other students at Dalton...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, TV sports questions, Rushmore of famous aliens

Published Feb. 27 2017

Weekend winners and losers featuring the Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel, Kurt Busch and more.

Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse

Published Feb. 27 2017

Congregants of the Word of Faith Fellowship were regularly punched, smacked, choked, slammed to the floor or thrown through walls...

Another Alabama inmate killed inside state prison

Published Feb. 27 2017

Another state inmate has been killed in violence at an Alabama prison.