U.S. backtracks on decision to close Palestinian office in D.C.

Published Nov. 24 2017

The Trump administration backtracked Friday on its decision to order the Palestinians' office in Washington to close, instead saying it...

Trump signals welfare reform is next, with details to come

Published Nov. 24 2017

President Donald Trump wants to put his stamp on welfare reform.

Bannon-sponsored candidates often picked for Trump loyalty

Published Nov. 24 2017

Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political...


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Education Department wants to narrow scope of civil rights investigations at schools

Published Nov. 24 2017

The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than...

Doug Overbey sworn in as U.S. attorney for eastern Tennessee

Published Nov. 24 2017

A former state senator is now the top federal prosecutor over 41 counties in Eastern Tennessee, including hundreds of criminal...

No top-tier Tennessee gubernatorial candidates support ending private prisons in state

Published Nov. 24 2017

None of Tennessee's top-tier gubernatorial candidates believe Tennessee should stop using private prisons.

Complaint: Veterans Affairs doctor broke federal law in 2014 U.S. Senate run in Tennessee

Published Nov. 24 2017

Federal authorities say a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs doctor who ran for U.S. Senate in 2014 broke a law...

AP source: Michael Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

Published Nov. 23 2017

Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer...

Rep. Joe Barton to go mum over disclosed nude photo, citing probe

Published Nov. 23 2017

Suggesting he's a victim of revenge porn from a jilted lover, Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas says he plans...

Trump credits troops, and himself, for military advances

Published Nov. 23 2017

President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as...

Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation

Published Nov. 23 2017

Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped...

What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?

Published Nov. 23 2017

The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules , which equalized access to...

Eight Tennessee sites added to historic places register

Published Nov. 23 2017

Eight Tennessee properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Poll: Many want to avoid political talk this Thanksgiving

Published Nov. 23 2017

Pass the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians...

Groups bombard Tennesseans with ads, robocalls, hoping to sway Sen. Corker on GOP tax overhaul

Published Nov. 23 2017

With U.S. Sen. Bob Corker a potential key vote in the success or defeat of the proposed Republican tax overhaul,...

Analysis: Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

Published Nov. 22 2017

The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses, do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate,...

Trump calls Lavar Ball an 'ungrateful fool'

Published Nov. 22 2017

President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of Lavar Ball.

Former acting attorney general criticizes Calhoun, Ga., bonding practices

Published Nov. 22 2017

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates signed a brief Monday criticizing Calhoun, Ga., officials' use of bail bonds in municipal...

Family law attorney announces run for Hamilton County Circuit Court judge

Published Nov. 22 2017

Catherine White is running for Hamilton County Circuit Court judge in the May 1 county primary elections.

Catoosa County receives $700,000 in state funding for road projects

Published Nov. 22 2017

The Catoosa County Commission agreed Tuesday night to set aside $219,000 for a road paving grant.

Sexual harassment troubles mount in statehouses around the country

Published Nov. 22 2017

When Kirsten Anderson submitted a memo detailing her concerns about sexual harassment at the Iowa Capitol, she expected comments about...


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Tennessee judge reprimanded reprimanded for vasectomy sentencing order

Published Nov. 22 2017

A Tennessee judge who agreed to shave time off inmates' sentences if they agreed to receive vasectomies or other forms...

M&M Industries tax break agreement gets Chattanooga City Council's initial OK

Published Nov. 21 2017

A maker of plastic containers on Tuesday got the initial OK for a tax break that will help it bring...