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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama administration veterans for top national security positions, signaling a stark shift from the Trump administration’s “America First” policies that disparaged international alliances, career diplomats and other veteran government o…

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WENCHANG, China — China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally.

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KNOXVILLE — A million-dollar donation by Dolly Parton has helped fund the production of a promising new coronavirus vaccine by Moderna Therapeutics.

Saturday, November 21, 2020
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NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Friday that President Donald Trump’s administration should aid President-elect Joe Biden in his transition, saying the Democrat has a “very good chance” of becoming the next president.

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WEMA has been on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 since March, and the agency received a donation of 50,000 N95 respirator masks from Moldex-Metric on Thursday as the virus continues to spread.

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“TVA and Middle Tennessee Electric congratulate Genuine Parts Company on its decision to expand operations and create new job opportunities in Wilson County,” TVA Senior Vice President of Economic Development John Bradley said in the release. “Helping to facilitate job creation and investmen…

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Pfizer formally asked U.S. regulators Friday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventually an end to the pandemic — but not until after a long, hard winter.

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Just under a week after Byars Dowdy Elementary School was moved to remote learning, the Lebanon Special School District announced plans to return to a hybrid model across the district starting Monday.

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Wilson County Schools announced Wednesday it was cancelling school Friday as part of a continuing effort to fight the surge in COVID-19 cases and quarantines affecting the district.

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ISLAMABAD — An accelerated U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, announced by Washington this week, has rattled both allies and adversaries. There are fears of worsening violence and regional chaos, which some say could embolden the local Islamic State affiliate to regroup and perhaps even…

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Phillip Vance has been promoted to vice president at Wilson County’s First Freedom Bank, announced John Lancaster, chairman and CEO. Vance will continue to serve as a Relationship Manager.