Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

Published Nov. 15 2018

With time running out in Florida's high-stakes election recount, lawsuits piled up Wednesday amid a maelstrom of courtroom arguments, outdated...

Pence says US committed to Indo-Pacific, not seeking control

Published Nov. 14 2018

America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control, U.S. Vice President Mike...

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, some voters 'uneducated'

Published Nov. 14 2018

A Tennessee Democrat newly elected to the House of Representatives has said the state is racist and most residents who...

Chattanooga's Humane Educational Society gains support for new shelter

Published Nov. 14 2018

First-term Hamilton County Commissioner Katherlyn Geter wasn't thinking about a tour of the Humane Educational Society when she dressed for...

White House says it has 'broad discretion' on press access

Published Nov. 14 2018

President Donald Trump's administration contends it has "broad discretion" to regulate press access to the White House as it fends...

Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

Published Nov. 14 2018

The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney...

Ex-Pilot Flying J head Mark Hazelwood's racist remarks might get him an appeal

Published Nov. 14 2018

A former Pilot Flying J president convicted of fraud will get to spend Christmas at home.

Bill Bennett battling cancer

Published Nov. 14 2018

Bill Bennett, the longtime Hamilton County Assessor of Property and a former Hamilton County commissioner, is battling cancer.

Is Florida really screwed up? Its election recount explained

Published Nov. 14 2018

Florida's election started badly when Hurricane Michael disrupted early voting in some Panhandle counties.

Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year

Published Nov. 14 2018

Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance...

Democrat Harder ousts California GOP US Rep. Denham

Published Nov. 14 2018

First-time candidate Josh Harder defeated four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham Tuesday in California's farm belt, giving Democrats their fourth...

Following Nashville's lead, Chattanooga watchdog group renews call for police oversight board

Published Nov. 13 2018

A local watchdog group is renewing its call for a community oversight board that would allow citizens to investigate alleged...

Slope rules could kill housing growth, Chattanooga builders say

Published Nov. 13 2018

Chattanooga builders told Chattanooga City Council members Tuesday that proposed restrictions to construction on steep slopes and flood plains would...

EPA's Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

Published Nov. 13 2018

The man appointed by President Donald Trump's administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency's Southeastern regional office has been indicted,...

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

Published Nov. 13 2018

In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.

Trump eyeing staffing shakeup in Cabinet and at White House

Published Nov. 13 2018

President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shakeup as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but...

Georgia senator arrested at protest in state Capitol

Published Nov. 13 2018

Several protesters, including a state senator, have been arrested during a demonstration at the Georgia state Capitol calling for tallying...

Ringgold City Council passes emergency ordinance banning homelessness

Published Nov. 13 2018

With an outcry from neighbors about recently released sex offenders living under a nearby bridge, the Ringgold City Council unanimously...

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

Published Nov. 13 2018

Florida's election recount chugged along Tuesday as more irregularities are uncovered and a judge asked the warring sides to "ramp...

Judge orders Georgia to work to protect provisional ballots

Published Nov. 13 2018

A federal judge has ordered Georgia take steps to ensure provisional ballots aren't improperly rejected and to wait until Friday...

'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Mississippi Senate race

Published Nov. 13 2018

A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters...


Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

Published Nov. 13 2018

An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone said Monday that he expects to face charges in the special counsel's...

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

Published Nov. 12 2018

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched...