Trump: Transgender people will not be allowed to serve 'in any capacity' in the US military

Published Jul. 26 2017

Trump: Transgender people will not be allowed to serve 'in any capacity' in the US military.

Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law

Published Jul. 26 2017

Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications...

McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message

Published Jul. 26 2017

Sen. John McCain has cast a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But he also had a...

Trump says 'time will tell' fate of attorney general

Published Jul. 26 2017

President Donald Trump has cranked up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing...

Chattanooga City Council votes to request more time on plan for struggling schools

Published Jul. 26 2017

The Chattanooga City Council, for the most part, has backed a public stance on giving Hamilton County Schools some time...

Wait times at VA hospitals could jump after failed House vote

Published Jul. 26 2017

A failed vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday caused lawmakers to warn that wait times at VA...

Alexander, Corker defend their Senate health care vote

Published Jul. 25 2017

Republicans' effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act survived its first major U.S. Senate test Tuesday with the help of...

Fearing for her family's safety, Varnell, Ga., city councilwoman resigns

Published Jul. 25 2017

One elected official resigned; another said she had a family emergency. And just like that, Tuesday's city council meeting was...

By a hair, Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

Published Jul. 25 2017

With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican...

McCain's return sets stage for big Senate health bill vote

Published Jul. 25 2017

President Donald Trump urged Republicans to "step up to the plate" for Tuesday's crucial Senate vote on their bill/

Texas mulls revived 'bathroom bill' despite uncertain odds

Published Jul. 25 2017

Texas senators has begun an emotionally charged floor debate over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

After 17 years as TN Planned Parenthood chief Jeff Teague says 'it's time to leave'

Published Jul. 25 2017

The long-time president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee, Jeff Teague, said Friday will be his...

Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown

Published Jul. 23 2017

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet...

Lawmakers may jettison management-services provider contract in new digs

Published Jul. 23 2017

As the Tennessee General Assembly prepares to relocate this fall to new digs at a renovated Cordell Hull State Office...

U.S. bans travel for Americans to North Korea after Warmbier death

Published Jul. 22 2017

American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on...

Doug Overbey nominated as U.S. attorney in eastern Tennessee

Published Jul. 21 2017

President Donald Trump has nominated state Sen. Doug Overbey as U.S. attorney for Tennessee's eastern district.

Sean Spicer abruptly resigns as White House press secretary

Published Jul. 21 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending...

U.S. to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

Published Jul. 21 2017

U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea.

Democrats attack Bob Corker over health care 'flip-flop'

Published Jul. 21 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is under fire by Democrats and others for flip- flopping after the senator said he...

Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

Published Jul. 20 2017

President Donald Trump's growing anxiety about the federal Russia probe has spilled into public view with his warning that special...

Cancer isn't silencing John McCain in career's latest chapter

Published Jul. 20 2017

John McCain couldn't bring himself to vote for Donald Trump — so he talked about writing in his best friend's...

Gov. Bill Haslam: Tennessee unemployment rate hits record low

Published Jul. 20 2017

Tennessee's unemployment last month fell to its lowest rate in recorded history, Gov. Bill Haslam announced today.

As Corker reverses course in support of full ACA repeal, Democrats charge 'flip-flop'

Published Jul. 20 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said today he supports repealing the Affordable Care Act without including anything to replace it...