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Volkswagen has record 2017 in global sales

Published Jan. 17 2018

German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year.

Georgia police say man was going 155 mph

Published Nov. 13 2017

Police said Dwayne Pope told them he had only three shots of champagne before he was pulled over Sunday after...

Business Briefs: Equifax faces probe, more costs resulting from breach

Published Nov. 10 2017

Equifax has incurred $87.5 million of expenses stemming from a massive data breach earlier this year and faces dozens of...


Sen. Bob Corker criticizes Trump's comments about justice system

Published Nov. 3 2017

U.S. Senator Bob Corker today said President Donald Trump's comments about the criminal justice system are "totally inappropriate."

Sears-Whirlpool split after 100 years

Published Oct. 24 2017

Sears will no longer sell Whirlpool appliances.

VW to vastly ramp up electric vehicles

Published Sep. 12 2017

Volkswagen is stepping up its shift to electric cars.

Utility wants to finish new nuclear units in Georgia

Published Aug. 31 2017

Georgia Power Co. told state regulators today that it should keep building new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle even ...

Sessions: Charlottesville attack is domestic terrorism

Published Aug. 14 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in an interview this morning that Saturday's attack in which a car plowed into a...

Latest updates from shooting at GOP baseball practice in Virginia

Published Jun. 14 2017

Hospital says Rep. Steve Scalise is in critical condition following surgery for gunshot.

Trump names TVA inspector general to federal bench

Published Jun. 12 2017

Among the candidates Trump intends to nominate are Jessie Liu, the current deputy general counsel for the Treasury Department, and...

Earnings Roundup: Aetna takes loss after failed Humana bid

Published May. 3 2017

Aetna booked a $381 million, first-quarter loss mainly due to its failed bid for rival Humana, but the nation's third...

UPDATE: National Park Service scales back search for Jackson Standefer, LouAnn Merrell [video]

Published Apr. 20 2017

Jackson Standefer's schoolmates and teachers continue to hope as the search for the McCallie School eighth-grader and his stepgrandmother stretches...

Earnings Roundup: Volkswagen profit jumps from Tiguan, cost cuts

Published Apr. 18 2017

German automaker Volkswagen has reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter thanks to cost controls and a stronger contribution from...

Business Briefs: Hardee's parent picks Puzder replacement

Published Mar. 22 2017

The parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's has named a new CEO to replace Andy Puzder, who last month...

Business Briefs: Comcast cable CEO steps down from post

Published Mar. 20 2017

The head of Comcast Corp.'s cable division, Neil Smit, will relinquish the post on April 1 and be replaced by...

VW nixes merger idea with Fiat

Published Mar. 8 2017

Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller has rebuffed overtures about merging with Fiat Chrysler.

UPDATE: Hamilton, Bradley County schools to open tomorrow after storms come through region [photos, video]

Published Feb. 28 2017

Emergency responders reported downed power lines across Chattanooga, and an EPB outage map showed a power outages across the utility's...

Trump ushers in changes in Obamacare, could lead to higher annual deductibles

Published Feb. 16 2017

The Trump administration took steps Wednesday intended to help calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President...

Georgia police officer testifies HIV-infected man raped woman

Published Feb. 14 2017

A man accused of rape knew he was infected with HIV, a Columbus police officer testified Monday.

Consumer electronics chain hhgregg to close for Thanksgiving

Published Oct. 12 2016

Consumer electronics chain hhgregg Inc. has become the latest retailer to take a stand against Thanksgiving shopping and plans to...