| Mar 8, 2015
| 3:06 PM
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bruce Pearl is sitting on the bench at Rupp Arena, watching his Auburn players launch shots on the morning of the Kentucky game.
“Basketball,” he says in a voice that harkens to Sammy Sosa and a “Saturday Night...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:33 PM
In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:59 PM
When NFL wide receiver Donté Stallworth got behind the wheel of his car the morning of March 14, 2009, despite having been out drinking most of the night before, he made a decision that changed his life — and cost another man his.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA
A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:46 AM
Q: My friend's cat was recently diagnosed with FIP (feline infectious peritonitis). The Chinese (veterinarians) maintain this is a fatal disease. Can you help?
A: The Chinese veterinarians are correct, although there is some good news on the FIP front:...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Q: My friend's cat was recently diagnosed with FIP (feline infectious peritonitis). The Chinese (veterinarians) maintain this is a fatal disease. Can you help? -- L.L., China
A: The Chinese veterinarians are correct, although there is some good news on...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that songbirds weighing less than two nickels managed to carry tiny electronic sensors from Tennessee to Colombia and back.
Then he looked at the flight paths taken by several of the birds.
The data showed...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:02 PM
A school bus crash in Knoxville, Tenn., that killed two students and one adult Tuesday is now the focus of an investigation that includes the National Transportation Safety Board.
NTSB officials will travel Wednesday to help the Knoxville Police...
| Dec 6, 2014
At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video.
It would be shown at...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
My friends and I have been saying for years that when it comes to genuine caring, to loyalty and to good judgment, many dogs actually behave better than many people. For example, one cannot buy a dog's love and loyalty with toys and treats, but, sadly,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular,...