Mar 20, 2013 17:26 EDT
Paul McCartney will kick off a world tour in Warsaw on June 22, four days after he turns 71, the former Beatle's official website annouced Wednesday.
Mar 19, 2013 01:46 EDT
Voter rights were back on the agenda at the Supreme Court as the nation's top court took up a controversial law that requires stringent proof of citizenship for voter registration.
Mar 15, 2013 17:06 EDT
In his first major speech since his US presidential defeat, Mitt Romney urged fellow Republicans Friday to buck up and set course for the White House, as he sought to uplift conservatives.
Feb 09, 2013 12:00 EST
A British man was remanded in custody on Saturday after being charged with threatening to kill 200 US schoolchildren.
Feb 05, 2013 11:25 EST
Moles need both nostrils to locate food underground, in the way that humans see and hear in stereo, according to research reported on Tuesday.
Feb 01, 2013 03:51 EST
Six-time Pro Bowler Patrick Willis says he welcomes the chance to take on the role as the NFL's premier linebacker, which will be left vacant by the retirement of Ray Lewis.
Jan 31, 2013 18:19 EST
Six-time Pro Bowler Patrick Willis says he welcomes the chance to take on the role as the NFL's premier linebacker which will be left vacant by the retirement of Ray Lewis.
Jan 23, 2013 19:02 EST
Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill underwent left hip surgery on Wednesday that will sideline him for the remainder of the season, the NBA club announced.
Jan 14, 2013 21:00 EST
Nissan said it would slash the price of its pioneering all-electric Leaf sedan to boost sales, after a disappointing 2012.
Jan 12, 2013 15:48 EST
The Detroit Three carmakers return triumphantly to their hometown auto show Monday flush with profits from popular vehicles and the rewards of successful -- though painful -- restructuring.
Dec 31, 2012 01:55 EST
With quarterback Robert Griffin III and fellow rookie Alfred Morris leading the way, the Washington Redskins beat Dallas 28-18 to capture the last NFL playoff berth.
Dec 28, 2012 00:38 EST
Several US states are considering allowing school teachers to carry weapons, and educators, determined not to allow a repeat of the Newtown massacre, are flocking to training sessions.
Dec 27, 2012 20:55 EST
The battle for the NFL's NFC East division crown will come down to the wire on Sunday when the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys in the last game of the regular season.
Dec 23, 2012 20:28 EST
Cincinnati and Indianapolis qualified for the National Football League playoffs with narrow victories while Minnesota's post-season bid was boosted by an upset of Houston.
Dec 23, 2012 17:24 EST
Cincinnati and Indianapolis qualified for the National Football League playoffs with narrow victories on Sunday while Minnesota's post-season bid was boosted by an upset of Houston.
Dec 22, 2012 20:41 EST
The Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts and Seattle Seahawks will clinch National Football League playoff berths with triumphs on Sunday while two last spots might not be settled until the last games.
Dec 20, 2012 19:53 EST
Two sets of Giants, San Francisco's and Tokyo's, won this year's elite baseball leagues while Japan prepared to seek a third World Baseball Classic title in 2013 with no Major League Baseball stars.
Dec 19, 2012 19:00 EST
A Tenn. pastor has said that a shooting massacre in Connecticut was the result of schools teaching kids 'how to be homo'. Pastor Sam Morris told his Old Paths Baptist Church congregation on Sunday that a shooting massacre in Connecticut was the result of schools teaching kids ?how to be homo.? Gunman Adam Lanza, 20, on Friday forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and killed 26 people, including 20 children, before taking his own life. Morris told his Fayetteville, Tennessee flock: ?Why do you still send your kids to the governmental schools? What's behind this shooting that we saw on Dec. 14 in Newtown, Connecticut and the other ones like it? What's going on. Well, number one, deception. ? I got news for you, when you kicked God out of schools, you're going to be judged for that.? ?When I got in high school, man, I started learning all this kingdom, phylum stuff, all this junk about evolution. And I want to tell you what evolution teaches, here's the
Dec 16, 2012 19:00 EST
The One Voice Chorus of Charlotte, North Carolina performed 'God Bless You Chick-Fil-A' at its 2012 Holiday Show. The One Voice Chorus of Charlotte, North Carolina performed God Bless You Chick-Fil-A at its 2012 Holiday Show. The whimsical melody, arranged by Gerald Gurss, puts to music events from last summer, when the chicken chain's CEO, Dan Cathy, called gay marriage supporters ?arrogant,? prompting boycotts and buycotts of the eateries. (Related: Chick-Fil-A Wednesday supports Dan Cathy's gay marriage opposition.) ?If you lined up all the restaurants I've eaten at all my life. Golden arches, Dish the Pinkys, and every other local dive. Then you gave me the choice of where I'd want to eat today. It's a pretty tough decision, but it wouldn't be Chick-Fil-A!? Chorus: ?And I'm proud to be a homosexual where at least I know I'm free (except for certain rights). And I won't forget the chicken that died who gave their life for me. So I grab this sandwich, lust for it but put back down on
Dec 14, 2012 01:09 EST
BenJarvus Green-Ellis ran for 106 yards and a touchdown while Andy Dalton ran for one touchdown and threw for another to lead Cincinnati over Philadelphia 34-13 in an NFL game Thursday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|State of Tennessee|
|Largest metro area||Nashville Metropolitan Area|
|Area||Ranked 36th in the US|
|- Total||42,169 sq mi|
|- Width||120 miles (195 km)|
|- Length||440 miles (710 km)|
|- % water||2.2|
|- Latitude||34° 59′ N to 36° 41′ N|
|- Longitude||81° 39′ W to 90° 19′ W|
|Population||Ranked 17th in the US|
|- Total||6,214,888 (2008 est.)|
|- Density||138.0/sq mi (53.29/km2)|
Ranked 19th in the US
|- Highest point||Clingmans Dome|
6,643 ft. ft (2,025 m)
|- Mean||900 ft (280 m)|
|- Lowest point||Mississippi River|
178 ft (54 m)
|Admission to Union||June 1, 1796 (16th)|
|Governor||Phil Bredesen (D)|
|Lieutenant Governor||Ron Ramsey (R)|
|U.S. Senators||Lamar Alexander (R)|
Bob Corker (R)
|U.S. House delegation||5 Democrats, 4 Republicans (list)|
|- East Tennessee||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
|- Middle and West||Central: UTC-6/-5|
|Abbreviations||TN Tenn. US-TN|