| May 23, 2014
| 10:16 AM
With questions about the effectiveness and humaneness of lethal injections to execute inmates growing across the nation, Tennessee has turned to the electric chair as an alternative, becoming the first state to require electrocution if the needed drugs...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.
The President and Mrs. Obama
His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Organized labor has become a fixture in U.S. politics and elections, donating money and manpower mainly to Democratic candidates. So it shouldn't surprise anyone when Republican officeholders try to persuade workers not to join a union.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Some 1,500 employees at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., started voting today on whether to affiliate with the United Auto Workers. Here are a couple of interesting points about this vote, which will continue through Friday.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The United Automobile Workers union appealed to the National Labor Relations Board on Friday, contesting the failed unionization vote at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant, saying several conservative politicians mounted a coercive campaign to...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Good for the United Auto Workers. The union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board over the flagrant interference in its recent election at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant. The workers voted narrowly against affiliating with the UAW....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee.
Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
| May 16, 2012
K-I-S-S-I-N-G! Who knew that could be such a naughty word. Well, in Tennessee it is.
In fact teachers there could soon be banned from even saying the word or talking about it after the state outlaws discussion of 'gateway sexual activity'. This after the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Mitt Romney can't clinch the GOP nomination on this Super Tuesday. But the former Massachusetts governor, with momentum building after a narrow but much-needed win in Michigan last week, can effectively put the contest out of reach with a strong showing...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 5:57 PM
It didn't matter whether they worked at a small city elementary school or a large, suburban middle school. Educators said Friday that President Obama's decision to lift the increasingly rigorous targets of the No Child Left Behind law would mean less...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:15 AM
"Despicable, unconstitutional, ridiculous, immature, idiotic, and mendacious." And that's just how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state's "ag-gag" bill now awaiting Gov. Bill Haslam's signature.
"Ag-gag" bills criminalize whistleblowing that...