Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

Published May. 22 2018

Four states will cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.

New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

Published May. 22 2018

New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald...

When and where to vote today in Georgia [map]

Published May. 22 2018

It's election day in Georgia, and the big question is whether the first competitive governor primary race in eight years...

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker turns down offer to become next U.S. ambassador to Australia

Published May. 22 2018

The Trump administration wanted U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to join its diplomatic ranks.

Cellphone pics expose new front in public-records debate

Published May. 22 2018

Pics or it didn't happen? Good luck with that on the public records trail.

Hamilton County school board candidates debate; Smith speaks out after integration controversy

Published May. 22 2018

Despite recent animosity toward one of the hosting organizations, Hamilton County school board member Joe Smith, of District 3, still...

Knoxville governments: Inconsistency in records photo policy

Published May. 22 2018

Want a copy of a public record at the City County Building? Just whip out your phone and snap a...

Democrats turn out in force in Georgia early voting

Published May. 22 2018

Georgia's Democratic voters have turned out in force in early voting, an encouraging signal for the party as it tries...

Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

Published May. 22 2018

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and...

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

Published May. 22 2018

President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and...

Tennessee's controversial 'sanctuary cities' bill allowed to become law

Published May. 21 2018

Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday said he is allowing a controversial "sanctuary cities" bill to become law without his signature,...

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

Published May. 21 2018

Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have...

Georgia officials implement policy change after 2017 bridge collapse

Published May. 21 2018

The kinds of materials that fed a fire below a metro Atlanta highway overpass that collapsed last year will no...

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

Published May. 21 2018

After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald...

Ex-coal exec chases U.S. Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

Published May. 21 2018

Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third place, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship announced Monday that he will...

New principals appointed at 9 Hamilton County schools

Published May. 21 2018

Nine new principals were announced Monday for the Hamilton County Schools system.

Court: Pardon lifts requirement to register as sex offender

Published May. 21 2018

Georgia's highest court says a man convicted of sexually abusing a young girl no longer must register as a sex...

U.S., China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

Published May. 21 2018

The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest...

Trump vs 'the resistance' plays out in Washington courtroom

Published May. 21 2018

When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits...

Trump 'demands' Justice Department investigate FBI

Published May. 21 2018

President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his...

Energy lab in Oak Ridge powers Tennessee economy

Published May. 21 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy is helping to power the economy of Tennessee, especially in East Tennessee, with more than...


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Bradley County school board candidates call for putting students before politics

Published May. 21 2018

The District 4 candidates for the Bradley County Board of Education say their concerns come down to money and putting...

Georgia's Walker County examines animal tether regulations

Published May. 21 2018

With the revision process for Walker County, Georgia's animal ordinance winding down, many residents have given their thumbs-up to the...