House approves arms, training for Syrian rebels

Published Sep. 17 2014

WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the U.S. military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on...

Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

Published Sep. 17 2014

WASHINGTON - American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack...

Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

Published Sep. 17 2014

An out-of-control Ebola outbreak in West Africa has Tennessee officials concerned about the nation's response to what could become a...

Tennessee should seek federal prekindergarten grants, education secretary says

Published Sep. 10 2014

When U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited Chattanooga Tuesday as part of his back-to-school bus tour through the South, he...

Tuesday primary election highlights

Published Sep. 9 2014

Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Published Sep. 1 2014

WASHINGTON - A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to...

U.S. needs clear objective, Corker says

Published Aug. 21 2014

A day after the ISIS extremist group released a filmed execution of an American journalist, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker blamed...

Sen. Corker distances himself from presidential bid

Published Aug. 21 2014

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker called on Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce members Wednesday to seek a unity candidate with big...

Supreme Court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Published Aug. 20 2014

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Published Aug. 19 2014

AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out...

Bob Corker keeps presidential talk alive

Published Aug. 14 2014

NASHVILLE - For a man who might want to be president, Bob Corker has been notably absent from the parade...

Federal hearing looms for TennCare lawsuit

Published Aug. 13 2014

While a group of civil rights attorneys demands that TennCare officials turn over a series of documents related to delays...

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Published Aug. 12 2014

WASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized...

Mainstream GOP upbeat after sweeping tea party

Published Aug. 8 2014

WASHINGTON - Mainstream conservatives ran the table in Senate Republican primaries as tea party upstarts lost all six challenges to...

Primary election highlights

Published Aug. 6 2014

Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington:

Primary roundup: Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts defeats tea party candidate

Published Aug. 6 2014

WASHINGTON - Three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts edged out Milton Wolf in Kansas' primary Tuesday night as mainstream conservatives dealt...

Reagan aide, gun control advocate James Brady dies

Published Aug. 5 2014

WASHINGTON - A major trait that endeared James Brady to the Washington press corps was his sense of humor, especially...

Fleischmann letter, lawmakers question Obama about migrant kids

Published Aug. 1 2014

Tennessee's entire Republican congressional delegation has signed off on a letter that U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann wrote President Barack Obama...

GOP-led House gives go-ahead to sue President Obama

Published Jul. 30 2014

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama,...

New Chattanooga VA clinic would cut veterans' wait times

Published Jul. 30 2014

The Chattanooga Community Based Outpatient Clinic opened in 1985. It currently treats veterans in 21 counties in Tennessee, North Georgia...

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of children

Published Jul. 30 2014

A total of 760 refugee migrant children have been brought to Tennessee and 1,154 to Georgia, according to the Office...

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

Published Jul. 29 2014

WASHINGTON - House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending...

New Chattanooga VA clinic part of D.C. deal

Published Jul. 29 2014

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health...