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When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon, it was a first for the Soviet Union — the first time the U.S. had beaten the U.S.S.R in the space race.
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Harley-Davidson Inc. says it is cutting 1,000 more employees as its second-quarter profit tumbled 91 percent on falling motorcycle shipments.
Taliban militants attacked a military supply convoy in southern Afghanistan, sparking a gunbattle that killed 21 insurgents and three border police, a provincial official said Thursday.
DENVER — All-Star Brad Hawpe hit a game-ending RBI double as the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 today.
Gun rights enthusiasts welcomed Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as she made an appearance Friday on a radio talk show, whose callers included rock n’ roller turned avid hunter Ted Nugent.
resident Barack Obama sat down with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Friday for frank but constructive talks between two men who agree on helping the poor but disagree on abortion and stem cell research.
Gov. Phil Bredesen has announced plans for an October trade mission to Japan and China.
The Mobile County Health Department is counting on minnows to help control the city's mosquito population.
New reports on the potential for so-called "green" jobs say Nashville could benefit from $185 million in investments and more than 10,000 new jobs a year.
Delta Air Lines Inc. on Monday said the H1N1 virus has sapped travel demand, resulting in a $250 million hit on the carrier's second-quarter revenue.
A captain on a Continental Airlines flight has died during the flight, says a person familiar with the situation.
Barack Obama isn’t used to hearing boos.
Yemen on Sunday denied reports that it has agreed to a U.S. proposal to transfer almost 100 Yemeni inmates at Guantanamo Bay prison to terrorist rehabilitation centers in Saudi Arabia.
Officials at David Brainerd Christian School have announced the school is closing due to financial shortcomings.
A deliberately set fire destroyed a topless coffee shop early Wednesday, just hours after the owner talked with local officials about making the business more like a strip club, investigators said.
Mobile starting pitcher Cody Evans took a perfect game into the seventh inning in leading the BayBears to a 7-3 win over Chattanooga this afternoon at AT&T Field.
A man with “political and religious motives” killed a soldier just out of basic training and wounded another Monday in a targeted attack on a military recruiting center, police said. The shootings were not believed to be part of a broader scheme.
The double whammy of 2005’s Hurricane Rita and last year’s Ike left the Sabine Pass Battleground Park in shambles. Trees were toppled and ripped out. Historical markers were snapped off and creature comforts for visitors were swept away in one of Texas’ few Civil War battlefi
A powerful earthquake toppled dozens of homes in Honduras and Belize early Thursday, killing at least six people and injuring 40 as terrified residents spilled from their homes across much of Central America.
Basketball player looks to play professionally overseas
Authorities have resumed their search for a man who they believed drowned in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Dwight Howard scored 24 points — 14 on free throws — and Rafer Alston added 18 as the Orlando Magic, sick of seeing replays of LeBron James’ dramatic Game 2 buzzer-beater, downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-89 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in an Eastern Conference finals getting nastier by the minute.
Legislation that would fine Tennesseans for sagging their pants moves to the House Judiciary Committee.
On the eve of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s crucial visit to Washington, his defense minister suggested Saturday the Israeli leader might endorse a Palestinian state when he meets with President Barack Obama.
Matthew Stafford and Brandon Pettigrew were booed by Detroit Lions fans before they even arrived in town on Sunday.
Players from Nick Saban's system were in high demand early Sunday, with three former Alabama players being taken in the third round of the 2009 NFL draft.
The Save the Delta Queen Campaign is gearing up to fight plans to turn the steamboat into a hotel docked on the Tennessee River.
Chattanooga police are investigating an apparent shooting that has killed one man.
With no debate, the House Commerce Committee today approved legislation that would partially deregulate AT&T’s basic telephone service.
Christians prayed at an ancient church and sang in a garden outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City as they marked Easter Sunday in the city where they believe Jesus was crucified and resurrected.
Armored vehicles are moving in the streets of Thailand’s capital following the announcement of a state of emergency aimed at stemming the tide of anti-government protest across the country.
New coach Russ Huesman and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga coaching staff will host a free clinic for young players ages 5-12 prior to the Mocs’ spring football game on April 18 at Finley Stadium.
North Korea defiantly carried out a provocative rocket launch Sunday that the U.S., Japan and other nations suspect was a cover for a test of its long-range missile technology.
After impassioned pleas from gay and lesbian legislators sharing their own love stories in front of hundreds of partisans packing the chamber, the Vermont House on Thursday advanced a bill that would allow same-sex couples to marry.
The director of the U.S. Mint on Thursday unveiled the first U.S. coin with an inscription in Spanish, a quarter honoring Puerto Rico as the “Isla del Encanto” — or “Island of Enchantment.”
Marissa Coleman scored a career-high 42 points, including the go-ahead basket with 27.9 seconds left, and Maryland rallied from 18 down to beat Vanderbilt 78-74 on Saturday.
It isn’t just the weather that is frustrating Glen Carter, whose Central baseball team is hosting its annual tournament this weekend.
The father of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway said Monday that a U.S. private investigator has begun scouring a pond in Aruba for signs of his daughter and the search may take up to two weeks.
With the road narrowing and cyclists piling up in front of him, Lance Armstrong tumbled hard off his bike. He was left with a broken collarbone that will need surgery and questions about whether he’ll be able to contend for an eighth Tour de France title in July.
Tennessee Democrats today attacked Sen. Dewayne Bunch, R-Cleveland, for what they say was a “flippant” remark about Nazis.
Gov. Phil Bredesen said Wednesday he is proud of the progress Tennessee has made in improving school graduation rates, but cautioned the work will grow more difficult in the future.
NEW YORK — A judge said today he will decide within a week whether Bank of America Corp. has to turn over a list of performance bonuses given to the 200 highest paid employees of Merrill Lynch & Co.
Volkswagen's Mexico plant, where the popular new Beetle cars are made, will halt operations for three weeks as the U.S. recession cuts into demand, the leader of the autoworkers union said to Reuters on Thursday.
An adviser to Iran’s president on Sunday demanded an apology from a team of visiting Hollywood actors and movie industry officials, including Annette Bening, saying films such as “300” and “The Wrestler” were “insulting” to Iranians.
Police in Ohio say a woman has been charged with child endangering after another motorist reported she was both breast-feeding a youngster and talking on a phone while driving.
Harvard University is planning to restore the luxury suite where Franklin Delano Roosevelt lived during his four years at the school.
A 53-year-old music teacher fatally shot his wife and two daughters Wednesday before killing himself, while his 16-year-old son who survived the attack managed to call 911 as he escaped uninjured from the Miami home, authorities said.
“Slumdog Millionaire” took the best-picture Academy Award and seven other Oscars on Sunday, including director for Danny Boyle, whose ghetto-to-glory story paralleled the film’s unlikely rise to Hollywood’s summit.
A Hawkins County judge will sentence Daniel Ross McClellan on Thursday on his child rape and incest convictions.