VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony in St. Peter's Square.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said.
NASHVILLE — Civil rights champion the Rev. James Lawson says Marion Barry was among the pioneers of the movement and his activism was a bright spot in a troubled political career.
ATLANTA — The National Weather Service issued several tornado warnings as severe storms crossed Georgia early Sunday evening.
A Bradley County Sheriff’s Office officer was waved down at the intersection of 25th Street and Peerless Road in Cleveland, Tenn., by the driver of a vehicle who told the officer a gunshot victim was inside, according to a Sunday new release.
DALTON, Ga. — Adriana Rascon hates watching her mother fold her hands in prayer every morning before she picks up her keys to drive to work.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team learned Sunday morning that it has earned one of the top eight seeds, and a first-round bye, for the FCS playoffs.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's severely overcrowded prison system is going to have to change, say state officials. The unknown is whether the state will make the changes voluntarily or the federal government will force the state like it did in the 1970s.
KATY, Texas — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year.
A 73-year-old man has been missing on Lookout Mountain, Ga., since 8 p.m. Friday, according to Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team dropped a 69-67 decision to Tennessee Tech Saturday at the Eblen Center in Cookeville.
LOS ANGELES — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver before it could be corralled, police said.
NASHVILLE — A legendary Tennessee lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about that state's voter identification law.