US beefing up forces in Middle East to counter Iran

Published May. 24 2019

The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming...

Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes

Published May. 24 2019

President Donald Trump said Friday that he has been considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes,...

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature

Published May. 24 2019

Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor...


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House GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19 billion disaster aid bill

Published May. 24 2019

A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Friday, complaining it leaves out money needed...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signs school voucher bill

Published May. 24 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill diverting tax dollars to private education.

Health and Human Services Department rolls back protections for transgender people

Published May. 24 2019

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

Published May. 24 2019

A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most...

North Korea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

Published May. 24 2019

North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away...

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

Published May. 23 2019

In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange,...

Rep. Robin Smith on House speaker bid: 'I'm not saying I would never run, but at this time, I'm watching'

Published May. 23 2019

State Rep. Robin Smith says she's getting "encouraged" by some fellow Republicans as well as business people to run to...

North Korea calls Joe Biden 'fool of low IQ'

Published May. 22 2019

North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a...

'Get these phony investigations over with': Trump meeting with Democrats goes bust in a flash

Published May. 22 2019

The curtains in the Cabinet Room were drawn. The Democrats were waiting. And President Donald Trump came and went in...

Chattanooga area lawmakers share thoughts on GOP Caucus' no-confidence vote on Casada

Published May. 22 2019

State Reps. Mike Carter, of Ooltewah, and Patsy Hazlewood, of Signal Mountain, say they were among the 45 Tennessee House...

Iranian lawmaker says his country doesn't want war with US

Published May. 22 2019

Iran will "under no circumstances" enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian...

Mystery of racist photo in Virginia governor's yearbook left unsolved

Published May. 22 2019

The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains...

Vocal Democrats pressing Pelosi as impeachment talk swells

Published May. 22 2019

More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance...

Rep. Carter pledges 'clean break' as he announces bid to replace Casada as Tennessee House speaker

Published May. 22 2019

Republican Rep. Mike Carter announced Wednesday he is running for the Tennessee House speaker post, telling GOP Caucus members...

Timeline: The rise and fall of Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada

Published May. 21 2019

This week, Republican House Speaker Glen Casada announced he would resign. Here's a look back at some recent events leading...

McGahn defies Judiciary Committee subpoena for testimony, faces contempt vote

Published May. 21 2019

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning...

Rep. Carter calls for special session to remove Casada as a representative, not just as Tennessee House speaker

Published May. 21 2019

State Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, said Tuesday he wants a special legislative session to remove Tennessee Republican House Speaker Glen...

Lottery bill heads to key Alabama House vote

Published May. 21 2019

A proposal to start a state lottery in Alabama is heading to a key vote in the House of Representatives.


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Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announces his resignation

Published May. 21 2019

Tennessee Republican Glen Casada said Tuesday he will resign his post as House speaker following a no-confidence resolution adopted Monday...

California eyes health care for illegal immigrants

Published May. 21 2019

Lilian Serrano's mother-in-law had lots of stomach problems, but she always blamed food.