9:00 PM Mar 14, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Several states are considering offering free tuition at community colleges, as the cost of a college education continues to climb and as high school diplomas no longer guarantee a living wage.
12:00 PM Mar 13, 2014
Firefighters battle a blaze at the site of a possible explosion and building collapse on corner of 116th Street and Park Avenue, in the Harlem section of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/MCT)
NEW YORK (MCT) – Three people were killed in the East Harlem explosion that leveled two buildings Wednesday, and the search continues for nine occupants who are unaccounted for, city officials said.
12:00 PM Mar 12, 2014
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (MCT) – The sexual assault case against Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was suspended indefinitely Tuesday pending new plea negotiations, one day after a military judge's extraordinary ruling that there was evidence the Army had interfered in previous negotiations.
10:44 AM Mar 12, 2014
NEW YORK (MCT) – Firefighters were pouring water onto billowing smoke in East Harlem on Wednesday morning after a reported explosion and possible building collapse that injured about 15 people, officials said.
10:00 PM Mar 5, 2014
Ukrainian army officers and soldiers sit looking demoralized across the soccer field near their airport captured by Russian troops, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (Sergei L. Loiko/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia -- potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine -- already are facing resistance from administration allies in Congress and Europe.
5:00 PM Mar 4, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Environmental Protection Agency issued final rules Monday to slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, which would help cut smog-causing pollution from autos and bring the rest of the country's fuel supply in line with California's standards.
12:57 PM Mar 2, 2014
Protesters gather outside the White House to call on the U.S. and European Union to do more to combat Russian aggression in Ukraine's Crimea on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that he was deeply concerned about the Russian Parliament's vote to approve military action in Ukraine, according to the White House.
10:00 PM Feb 28, 2014
APACHE, Ariz. (MCT) – On a chilly January night near the Mexican border, a Border Patrol agent peeled away from colleagues and chased Gabriel Sanchez Velazquez through desert scrub. Two shots rang out.
10:00 PM Feb 27, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. (MCT) – When "Duke" and "porn star" appear in the same headline, the university gets a public relations headache.
11:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
Sweeping budget and personnel cuts proposed Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel would hit some military bases hard while protecting others.
9:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
The landmark deal between Comcast Corp. and Netflix Inc. resolves a simmering dispute over who will support America’s growing Internet video habit.
8:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
A 28-year-old California prison inmate who insists he was trying to leave the gang life behind him will have to serve out his term after a loss Tuesday at the U.S. Supreme Court that clarifies some rules governing police searches.
7:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
While adults and older children continue to struggle with obesity, America’s 2- to 5-year-olds appear to be slimming down.
10:00 PM Feb 20, 2014
(MCT) – The state of Georgia has released a redesigned specialty license tag that features the Confederate battle flag, inflaming civil rights advocates and renewing a debate on what images should appear on state-issued materials.
10:00 PM Feb 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES (MCT) – Consumers shell-shocked by the escalating size and frequency of payment card hacks like the one that recently struck Target aren't likely to get much relief any time soon.
12:00 PM Feb 18, 2014
(MCT) – The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has risen to an estimated $400 million, one of the largest prizes in lottery history.
12:00 PM Feb 14, 2014
Sheets of ice blanket St. Matthews in Calhoun County, S.C., on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. (Kim Kim Foster-Tobin/The State/MCT)
NEW YORK (MCT) – The sixth storm of a long, exhausting winter paralyzed residents up and down the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday as millions struggled with nasty commutes, widespread power outages, government closures, canceled flights and icy messes.