Gay marriage, one year later: Tennessee still divided over same-sex unions

Published Jun. 27 2016

In the year since the United States Supreme Court made a landmark decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide, the Technicolor wedding...

Panel wants investigation of fetal tissue transfers to UNM

Published Jun. 24 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Tennessee congresswoman is calling for an investigation into whether a clinic's transfer of aborted fetuses...

Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

Published Jun. 24 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president.

Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

Published Jun. 23 2016

President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport...

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

Published Jun. 20 2016

A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting...

Trump's ousted campaign manager was an unlikely, controversial leader

Published Jun. 20 2016

Corey Lewandowski, dismissed Monday as Donald Trump's campaign manager, had risen from political obscurity to oversee the celebrity businessman's rise...

Biden asserts Trump could trigger surge in anti-Americanism

Published Jun. 20 2016

Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice President Joe Biden is tearing into Donald Trump's views on foreign policy...

Fleischmann recalls July 16 shooting as House passes anti-terror bills

Published Jun. 17 2016

In response to Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, the U.S. House on Thursday passed a package of three previously approved...

U.S. House to take up Fleischmann anti-terrorist radicalization measure following Orlando

Published Jun. 16 2016

In the wake of the Orlando attack, the U.S. House later today plans to take up a measure by Rep....

Democratic senator launches filibuster to demand gun control

Published Jun. 15 2016

A Democratic senator from Connecticut is launching a filibuster and demanding a vote on gun control measures. The move comes...

Interactive: How divided is America?

Published Jun. 9 2016

Are we still one nation, indivisible, or have we become a divided America?

Sanders vows to help defeat Trump but stops short of endorsing Clinton after Obama meeting

Published Jun. 9 2016

With pressure growing for him to quit the presidential race, a subdued Bernie Sanders emerged from a meeting with President...


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Congress sends Obama bill to regulate toxic chemicals

Published Jun. 7 2016

Congress on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama a sweeping bill that would for the first time regulate tens of...

Amid GOP discord, Ryan focuses on policy

Published Jun. 7 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan is proposing an overhaul of the nation's poverty programs, the first of several policy plans aimed...

Tennessee's Al Gore is the last uncommitted Democratic superdelegate

Published Jun. 6 2016

Former Vice President Al Gore is the last uncommitted Democratic superdelegate in Tennessee after Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini...

Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Published May. 31 2016

President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with...

Newly discovered emails show Clinton was worried, warned her personal email could be hacked

Published May. 26 2016

They centered on her apparent failure to turn over a November 2010 message in which she worried that her personal...

Trump on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nomination

Published May. 26 2016

Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise...

Tennessee among 11 states suing over Obama's transgender directive

Published May. 25 2016

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender...

Female protestor dragged from stands as anti-Trump protests turn violent

Published May. 25 2016

In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy threw burning...

Overtime pay may become reality for more U.S. workers

Published May. 17 2016

More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by...

Short-handed Supreme Court dodges decision on birth control

Published May. 17 2016

A short-handed Supreme Court dodged but kept alive a legal challenge Monday from faith-based groups over the Obama administration's rules...

States dig in against directive on transgender bathroom use

Published May. 13 2016

Politicians in Texas, Arkansas and elsewhere vowed defiance — and other conservative states could follow suit — after the Obama...