Funds preserve parts of 5 Tennessee Civil War battlefields

Five Civil War battlefields are receiving nearly $2.5 million in preservation funding from two Tennessee commissions
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US ties Japan 2-2 in Women's World Cup tuneup

Alex Morgan scored her 99th international goal, but Yuka Momiki responded with a stoppage-time equalizer and Japan tied the United States 2-2 on Wednesday night
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Tennessee seeks to overhaul Medicaid with block grants

Tennessee Republican lawmakers who have long balked at taking millions in federal dollars to expand Medicaid move forward with plan to overhaul how state provid
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Water surrounds Mississippi town as rivers rise across South

Rain-swollen rivers are spilling over their banks across the South, and a Mississippi mayor says water has encircled his town and forced some families to leave
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Judge: Tennessee case against Purdue Pharma can move forward

A lawsuit claiming Purdue Pharma engaged in deceptive marketing to increase opioid prescriptions, resulting in an epidemic, has the go-ahead from a Knox County
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Nashville DA apologizes for Confederate flag yearbook photo

Nashville's top prosecutor is apologizing for posing in a fraternity group photo in front of a Confederate flag in his 1982 college yearbook
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Bill mandating lockable vials stalls in Tennessee

A proposal to require opioids and other addictive medications to be dispensed in lockable vials has been spiked in the Tennessee Legislature
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Jimmie Allen is a reflection of a new country music world

Jimmie Allen is normalizing the idea that country doesn't necessarily mean Southern or white
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Abortion: Tennessee lawmakers advance fetal heartbeat bill

A bill to ban most abortions in Tennessee once a fetal heartbeat is detected is headed for a vote of the state's full House with backing of the governor
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Blue Jackets acquire center Matt Duchene from Ottawa

Blue Jackets acquire center Matt Duchene from Ottawa
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Innovations allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere

Ice innovations now allow NHL to stage outdoor games almost anywhere
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Lawsuit targets Facebook, hotel over teen's sex trafficking

A Tennessee lawsuit claims a teenage sex trafficking survivor was the victim of "quests for profits" by Facebook and a hotel chain
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Lawmaker: Student in T-shirt lawsuit didn't go on field trip

A lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a student alleging school officials wrongly distributed T-shirts promoti
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Tennessee awards $1.9M in landfill reduction grants

Tennessee environmental officials have awarded $1.9 million waste reduction grants for community projects across the state
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Tennessee gov. says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he regrets wearing a Confederate uniform as part of "Old South" parties while attending Auburn University in Alabama
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House Republicans to push health care transparency bills

House Republican leaders say they are working on a handful of bills to make health care costs more transparent for consumers
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Tennessee Republican defends accused lawmaker appointment

A top Tennessee Republican has gone on the defensive after detailing what he would do if he was sexually assaulted while fielding questions on appointing a lawm
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Tennessee governor proposes $40M to improve school safety

Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says his upcoming budget proposal will include $40 million to improve school safety
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14 apply for Tennessee Court of Appeals vacancy

Fourteen people have applied for consideration to be appointed to the Tennessee Court of Appeals in the Western Division
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Fetal heartbeat abortion advances in Tennessee

A Tennessee lawmaker says his bill to ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat has been detected does not include exceptions for situations involving incest or rape
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Storm dumps snow or heavy rain, snarls travel in much of US

A sprawling storm has dumped several inches of snow from the Midwest to the East Coast and deluged the South with rain as it closed schools, snarled air travel
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Nurse charged in fatal drug-swap error pleads not guilty

A Tennessee nurse charged with reckless homicide after a medication error killed a patient has pleaded not guilty
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Players brace for moves as NHL trade deadline approaches

Red Wings forward Thomas Vanek reflects on three times he's been dealt at the NHL's trade deadline; doesn't entirely rule out another move
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Ky. police officer shot during pursuit; 1 suspect arrested

Police in Kentucky say a suspect shot and wounded a police officer during a robbery pursuit
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