Tennessee

General ‘shocked’ by AP report on AWOL guns, considers fix

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Shocked by an Associated Press investigation into the loss and theft of military guns, the Pentagon's top general signaled Thursday that he will consider...

GM to spend more on electric vehicles, add 2 battery plants

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DETROIT — General Motors will raise its spending on electric and autonomous vehicles and add two U.S. battery factories as it gambles that consumers...

Southern Baptists vote to debate sex abuse investigation

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to have a floor debate on a proposed investigation into...

Amazon allots $300 million for housing near mass transit

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Amazon is providing $300 million in low-interest loans to support housing located near mass transit in the Washington, D.C., area and...

Authorities find escaped federal inmate in Tennessee

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Federal agents on Wednesday captured a prison inmate who escaped from a minimum security facility in Tennessee, the U.S. Marshals Service...

Southern Baptists’ new leader: long career as bridge builder

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As ideological divisions wracked the Southern Baptist Convention this year ahead of a pivotal national meeting, one of the leading candidates for its presidency,...

Mistrial declared in case of University of Tennessee prof

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A federal judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case of a former University of Tennessee researcher charged with hiding his...

Southern Baptist Convention faces push from the right

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Southern Baptist Convention is electing a new president Tuesday amid a push to wrest control of the denomination by ultraconservatives...

Tennessee Nissan plant union election set; small unit denied

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Federal regulators have denied a union's push...

Convict sentenced to life without parole in official’s death

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RIPLEY, Tenn. — A convicted felon was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday in a deal with prosecutors in the rape and...