WASHINGTON — The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.
UNITED NATIONS — U.N inspectors said Thursday that chemical weapons have been used in the Syrian conflict, definitely in a widely publicized Aug. 21 attack near Damascus and probably in four other locations between March and late August.
WASHINGTON — Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and prevent future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.
A zebra is reported to be on the loose in Bradley County.
HIXSON — Original charges have been dismissed against Raymond Nicholas Phillips.
WASHINGTON — The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber's Republicans.
LOS ANGELES — Federal bus safety regulators announced they have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers.
NASHVILLE — More than 40 years ago, a historic downtown ballpark was demolished and construction of an interstate uprooted homes and businesses in the predominantly black neighborhood, leading to an economic slump.
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Friday announced the execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle, calling the leader's former mentor a traitor and "worse than a dog."
TYLER, Texas — Country music star Ray Price is to begin hospice care at his Texas home. That's after his discharge from a hospital where he was being treated for cancer.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a Southern California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster and the catch of a lifetime.
SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni officials say a U.S. drone strike has hit a convoy heading to wedding party, killing at least 13 people.
NASHVILLE - Police say a man was so drunk that officers had to use some extreme measures to get his attention.
The searing historical epic "12 Years a Slave" and the con-artist caper "American Hustle" lead the 71st annual Golden Globes with seven nominations each.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Supreme Court has postponed the execution of convicted murderer Billy R. Irick.