US stocks tumble as US-China trade war rattles investors

Published Aug. 23 2019 @ 10:30pm

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent the S&P 500 to its fourth straight weekly loss.

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

Published Aug. 23 2019

Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the...

'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed chief

Published Aug. 23 2019

President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell,...


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Plan allows drilling, grazing near national monument in Utah

Published Aug. 23 2019

A new U.S. government management plan unveiled Friday clears the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on...

Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Published Aug. 23 2019

A judge appointed a special prosecutor Friday to look into why the Chicago state's attorney's office abruptly dropped the case...

Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

Published Aug. 23 2019

Escalating his trade war with China, President Donald Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday, lashing back after...

Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping

Published Aug. 23 2019

Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that...

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Published Aug. 23 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence...

Teacher who says she killed man was assigned classroom with victim's sibling

Published Aug. 23 2019

Officials say a Tennessee substitute teacher who told police she killed a young man in a drug deal was then...

Crash involving hazardous materials closes Alabama freeway

Published Aug. 23 2019

A stretch of an Alabama interstate has been shut down and a nearby high school has closed for the day...

Al-Qaida claims Pakistan detained wife of its chief Zawahiri

Published Aug. 23 2019

Al-Qaida has accused Pakistani security forces of detaining the wife of its chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and two other families of...

7 Alabama sixth graders taken to hospital for overheating

Published Aug. 23 2019

Seven Alabama middle school students were hospitalized for heat distress symptoms after participating in an outdoor gym class.


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Authorities say man sent threatening email to Nashville station

Published Aug. 23 2019

Authorities say a Tennessee man sent a threatening email to a local news station, writing he was displeased with President...

Tennessee truck driver indicted in workplace shooting

Published Aug. 23 2019

Prosecutors say a Tennessee truck driver has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting of a freight...

Tennessee requests info on vaping and respiratory illness

Published Aug. 23 2019

Tennessee officials are asking health care providers to report cases of suspected serious respiratory illness among patients who use electronic...

Judge nixes deal for man accused of beating man who flirted

Published Aug. 23 2019

A judge has rejected a plea deal for a man accused of severely beating another man for flirting with him...

House GOP caucus meets behind closed doors, defends decision

Published Aug. 23 2019

Tennessee House Republican members are defending holding a recent private meeting, arguing that the matters discussed behind closed doors did...

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

Published Aug. 23 2019

Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles poured a fortune into right-wing causes, transforming the American...

WRCB Forecast: High of 90 today with chance of storms for Friday night football

Published Aug. 23 2019

We end the week with temps a little lower but it will still climb to about 90 this afternoon with...

Kids First Coupon Book on sale now

Published Aug. 23 2019

Hamilton County students are selling Kids First Coupon Books again.