US left back tested early, eager to prove he learns quickly

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Antonee Robinson is trying to prove he can learn on the job. Brazil quickly tested the 21-year-old left back last week in just his third U.S. game, with winge...

Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — The head of Nissan Motor Co.'s operations in North America said Monday that the company is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a federal tax credit for plug-in elec...

Auto supplier Denso: $1B investment in Tennessee plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Automotive supplier Denso announced plans Friday to invest $1 billion and create more than 1,000 new jobs in its main Tennessee facility to meet growing demand for electric veh...

VW plots return to relevance in US following diesel scandal

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is rolling out its plan for re-selling most of the cars involved in the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal. Volkswagen brand he...

Trial of former Pilot executives could take up to 6 weeks

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The federal trial of eight ex-employees of the truck stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam could take up to six...

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. The emergency...

Escaped Georgia prison inmates recaptured in Tennessee

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday after a chase and being held at gunpoint by a rural Te...

'Epic week': Hockey, country music collide in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music is always a big draw in Nashville, but the convergence of a major sports championship with one of the city's biggest music events is reaching its crescendo this w...

Magistrate recommends against throwing out Pilot statements

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal magistrate on Thursday recommend against throwing out statements two executives made to federal agents when they raided the headquarters of a truck stop chain owned b...

Unfair labor practices charged at Volkswagen's US plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has filed another unfair labor practices complaint against Volkswagen for hiking health insurance premiums and changing working hours of empl...

Resolution honoring Klan leader denounced as 'underhanded'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawmakers in Tennessee say they were tricked into voting for a resolution honoring a Confederate general, slave trader and early Ku Klux Klan leader, and they're denouncing it....

Funding concern factored in public radio firing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University officials who fired a Chattanooga public radio reporter for not identifying herself in sessions with Tennessee lawmakers were worried about losing state funding if t...

Artificial insemination parenting bill draws LGBT criticism

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gay rights advocates are raising the alarm about a Tennessee bill they say could make it impossible for same-sex couples to be recognized as the legal parents of children. ...

Gatlinburg, Smoky Mountains to reopen after fatal wildfires

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, are reopening to the public Friday after wildfires that caused 14 deaths and damaged abou...

Feds: Fatal wreck shows need for seat belts on school buses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday re-emphasized the agency's call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattan...