Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Published Aug. 17 2019

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted...

Tennessee judge won't dismiss embattled prosecutor from political case

Published Aug. 17 2019

A Tennessee judge ruled on Thursday that a special prosecutor who has come under fire for making anti-gay and anti-Islam...

Where was Woodstock held? 5 myths about the famous festival

Published Aug. 17 2019

Woodstock is surrounded by myths, legends and misperceptions. Here's the real story about five of them.


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Family, friends bid goodbye to slain corrections employee

Published Aug. 17 2019

Hundreds of family and friends gathered Friday in a Tennessee church to bid goodbye to a beloved correctional administrator killed...

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Published Aug. 17 2019

President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike...

Officers stake out 2 airports, nab accused turtle trafficker

Published Aug. 17 2019

An investigation involving two of the world's biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a...

Hundreds defy restrictions, join protests in Kashmir

Published Aug. 17 2019

Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian- controlled Kashmir, as India's government...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Published Aug. 16 2019

Here's a roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week.

'A waterfall of love': Woodstock memories 50 years later

Published Aug. 16 2019

They helicoptered over crowds into the Woodstock festival and hiked in past abandoned cars. They danced at dawn on a...

Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we're not for sale

Published Aug. 16 2019

Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder.

With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic

Published Aug. 16 2019

Fifty years after Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that gave birth to a myriad of musical festivals, the entertainment...

Churches arm, train congregants in wake of mass shootings

Published Aug. 16 2019

Acrid gun smoke clouded the sunny entrance of a Texas church on a recent Sunday.

Coalition of states and cities opposes Alabama's effort to exclude migrants in Census

Published Aug. 16 2019

A coalition of 15 states and several major cities is opposing a lawsuit by the state of Alabama that would...

US stocks end turbulent week with broad gains

Published Aug. 16 2019

You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed...

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

Published Aug. 16 2019

A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking...

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks

Published Aug. 16 2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter...

'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Published Aug. 16 2019

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both...

Businesses have cautious expansion plans as economy weakens

Published Aug. 16 2019

Ron Pierce has one eye on expanding his information technology business and the other on something he can't control: the...

Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Published Aug. 16 2019

The New York City medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation...

New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid case

Published Aug. 16 2019

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue...

Edmunds: 5 tips for lowering your car payment

Published Aug. 16 2019

New- and used-car monthly payments reached a record high in the first half of 2019, according to Edmunds transaction data.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell undergoes surgery to repair shoulder fracture

Published Aug. 16 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has undergone surgery to repair a fracture in his shoulder.

Tennessee Court Talk podcast launches

Published Aug. 16 2019

A new podcast called Tennessee Court Talk brings together the very best law experts to discuss topics affecting judges, attorneys,...