Hamilton County Schools to form committee to revise school calendar

Published Dec. 14 2017 @ 10:40am

Hamilton County Schools is considering revising the school calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

5-at-10: College football picks and bowl contest, UT recruiting ups and downs, Tax changes to affect college football fans?, Rushmore of Star Wars battles

Published Dec. 14 2017

Bowl contests and more.

Ample tax cuts for business, wealthy in new GOP tax accord

Published Dec. 14 2017

Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws,...

Pat DiNizio, lead singer of Smithereens, dies at 62

Published Dec. 14 2017

Pat DiNizio, who as lead singer and songwriter for the New Jersey band the Smithereens blended pop, rock and New...

Bannon, undeterred, under siege from GOP after Alabama loss

Published Dec. 14 2017

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in...

Fertility doctor faces judge for lying about using own sperm

Published Dec. 14 2017

A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges...

Suicide bomber kills at least 17 at Somalia police academy

Published Dec. 14 2017

An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police...

GOP has mixed feelings over loss in Alabama's U.S. Senate race

Published Dec. 14 2017

Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after voters knocked out their own party's...

Murder trial in case of slain Knoxville teen reaches jury

Published Dec. 14 2017

Jurors are set to begin deliberations in a murder trial involving the 2015 death of a Tennessee teenager who shielded...

Trailing Atlanta mayoral candidate requests a recount

Published Dec. 14 2017

The trailing candidate in Atlanta's mayoral election runoff has requested a recount after the certified results showed her opponent winning...

Subban scores twice, Predators rout skidding Canucks 7-1

Published Dec. 14 2017

P.K. Subban scored two strange goals, including one from center ice, and the Nashville Predators routed the skidding Vancouver Canucks...

AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

Published Dec. 14 2017

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and...


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Memphis asks judge to rule on removal of Confederate statue

Published Dec. 14 2017

A Tennessee city is challenging a state commission's decision that prevents the removal of a Confederate statue from a public...

Bradley Beal, John Wall lead Wizards past Grizzlies, 93-87

Published Dec. 14 2017

John Wall helped the Washington Wizards avoid a bad loss.

Execution date set for terminally ill prisoner in Alabama

Published Dec. 13 2017

An execution date was set Wednesday for a terminally ill inmate in Alabama.

GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

Published Dec. 13 2017

Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation's tax laws that would provide generous...

Alabama U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks discloses cancer diagnosis

Published Dec. 13 2017

Republican Rep. Mo Brooks said Wednesday he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery this week.

As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight

Published Dec. 13 2017

As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the...

Kentucky lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations kills himself

Published Dec. 13 2017

Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky known for inflammatory Facebook posts comparing Barack and Michelle Obama to monkeys...

Florida mom convicted for third time in 1990 killing of son known as 'Baby Lollipops'

Published Dec. 13 2017

A Florida mother on Wednesday was convicted for a third time of brutally abusing her toddler before fatally beating the...