Judge won't dismiss 'Apprentice' contestant suit vs. Trump

Published Mar. 20 2018 @ 3:18pm

Saying no one is above the law, a New York state judge refused to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by a former contestant on "The Apprentice."

Fins up! Georgia Aquarium to create shark habitat in Atlanta

Published Mar. 20 2018

The Georgia Aquarium has announced it's adding a new shark exhibit featuring a viewing gallery to give visitors a close-up...

Minneapolis officer charged in shooting of Australian woman

Published Mar. 20 2018

A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman in July turned himself in Tuesday after a warrant...


Board nominee says Memphis is "red-headed stepchild" often overlooked by TVA

Published Mar. 20 2018

The newest nominee to become a director of the Tennessee Valley Authority said today he hopes to bring more of...

Haslam providing money for Cleveland Veterans Home project, Rhea County Courthouse renovation

Published Mar. 20 2018

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed changes to his recommended $37.5 billion budget.

Gallery: Daily Top Pix

Published Mar. 20 2018

View a collection of recent photos from the Times Free Press, Associated Press and the New York Times.

Chattanooga region dodges most storm damage, central parts of Georgia, Alabama take brunt

Published Mar. 20 2018

Most of the Chattanooga area was spared heavy wind or hail damage from severe storms on Monday.

5-at-10: Madness upsets and updates, Acuna, NFL Draft dealings, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of best basketball coaches at their alma mater

Published Mar. 20 2018

OK, first the results of the March Madness: Last In/First Out Contest.

Alabama lawmakers to debate arming teachers in school

Published Mar. 20 2018

The Alabama House of Representatives will debate on Tuesday whether teachers can carry guns on campus.

Storms strike college, leave trail of damage across South

Published Mar. 20 2018

Emergency crews were converging on Jacksonville State University Tuesday in east Alabama, where storms slammed into the campus and did...

Georgia man sentenced, 2015 DUI crash killed married couple

Published Mar. 20 2018

A Georgia man charged with DUI in a crash that killed a married couple in 2015 has been sentenced to...

Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centers

Published Mar. 20 2018

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a free speech fight over California's attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.

Low-key U.S.-South Korea military drills to occur ahead of North Korea summits

Published Mar. 20 2018

Annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that infuriate North Korea will begin on April 1, the allies said Tuesday, but they...

Senate intelligence leaders aim to prevent election hacking

Published Mar. 20 2018

A fatal pedestrian crash involving a self-driving Uber SUV in a Phoenix suburb could have far-reaching consequences for the new...

China's premier urges U.S. to 'act rationally' over trade

Published Mar. 20 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang appealed to Washington on Tuesday to "act rationally" and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and...

World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

Published Mar. 20 2018

The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "stole the...

Austin bombing carnage now seems random

Published Mar. 20 2018

William Grote says the latest attack by a suspected serial bomber that has terrorized Austin for weeks left what appeared...

Crabbe, LeVert lead Nets over Grizzlies 118-115

Published Mar. 20 2018

The Brooklyn Nets proved supreme in another showdown with one of the NBA's worst teams.

Rinne gets 40th win as Predators beat Sabres 4-0

Published Mar. 20 2018

Predators stalwart Pekka Rinne briefly stopped to marvel when informed of the elite NHL goaltending company he joined in becoming...

22 Vols audition for NFL scouts at Tennessee pro day

Published Mar. 19 2018

All but one of the National Football League's 32 teams had a representative on the Tennessee campus today as 22...