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Storms possible across South, Midwest on eve of Thanksgiving

Nov. 24, 2020 9:07 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Severe weather — including tornadoes — will be possible across large parts of the South and Midwest just before Thanksgiving, forecasters say. Damaging winds will be the main threat on Wednesday, but a tornado or two will also be possible across the region, the national...

Execution rescheduled for only woman on federal death row

Nov. 23, 2020 8:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government now plans to execute the first female inmate in almost six decades just days before President-elect Joe Biden, an opponent of the death penalty, takes office. Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery said Monday that the Justice Department rescheduled her execution for Jan. 12....

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) celebrates his game-winning touchdown with tight end Anthony Firkser (86) and wide receiver Kalif Raymond (14) during overtime of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. The Titans won 30-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Titans remember what they do best before AFC South rematch

Nov. 23, 2020 2:37 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans think they got back to what they do best, and that's just finding a way to win. Just in the nick of time. Losers of three of four and trailing 21-10 early in the third quarter, the Titans responded and at last looked like the team that won its first five games...

Nashville SC players celebrate a goal against Inter Miami during the second half of an MLS soccer playoff match Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Leal, Mukhtar, McCarty score; Nashville wins playoff debut

Nov. 20, 2020 11:22 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Randall Leal and Hany Mukhtar scored 10 minutes apart in the first half and Nashville beat Inter Miami 3-0 on Friday night in an all-expansion play-in round game. Nashville advanced to face Toronto FC, last year's runner-up, on Tuesday night in East Hartford, Connecticut. Leal...

University of Utah student Abigail Shull takes a rapid COVID-19 test at the University of Utah student testing site Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Salt Lake City. As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping up COVID-19 testing to try to keep infections from spreading further as the coronavirus surges across the U.S. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Heading home for the holiday? Get a virus test, colleges say

Nov. 20, 2020 3:23 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping up COVID-19 testing to try to keep infections from spreading further as the coronavirus surges across the U.S. Thousands of cases have been connected to campuses since some colleges reopened...

This undated image provided by Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery shows Lisa Montgomery, who is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Dec. 8, 2020, at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind. Montgomery was convicted of fatally strangling a pregnant woman, cutting her body open and kidnapping her baby. (Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery via AP)

Judge halts federal execution after lawyers contract virus

Nov. 19, 2020 6:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking the federal government’s plan to execute the first female death row inmate in almost six decades after her attorneys contracted the coronavirus visiting her in prison. The order, handed down Thursday by U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss in...

Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) is congratulated by fans as he leaves the field after the team's win over Arkansas in an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP)

No. 6 Florida focused on much more than just Vanderbilt

Nov. 19, 2020 11:04 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dan Mullen sees no reason for sixth-ranked Florida to overlook winless Vanderbilt, not with what is on the line for the Gators this season. The Gators (5-1) sit atop the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division with a spot awaiting them in Atlanta on Dec. 19 in the league...

FILE - Memphis center James Wiseman (32) dunks against Oregon during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Portland, Ore., in this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, file photo. At long last, James Wiseman is about to be on a team again. More than a year removed from the end of his three-game college career that was doomed almost before it started because of NCAA rulings regarding his eligibility, the 7-foot-1 left-hander will be one of the first players selected in Wednesday’s, Nov. 18, 2020, NBA draft. It’s hard to envision a scenario where he doesn’t go in the first three picks, which are currently held by Minnesota, Golden State and Charlotte.(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)

As NBA draft nears, Wiseman's wait finally coming to an end

Nov. 16, 2020 12:52 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There were plenty of NBA scouts and executives in the stands to watch Memphis and Oregon on Nov. 12, 2019. It was no secret why; they all wanted to see Memphis’ James Wiseman, the 7-foot-1 center who was already being touted as a candidate to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Good...

Officer charged in 2018 fatal shooting while in security job

Nov. 14, 2020 2:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville police officer who was hired after fatally shooting someone as a security guard two years ago is now charged with second-degree murder in the shooting outside the restaurant where he worked. Nathan Glass, the 26-year-old white officer, faces an indictment in the October...

Doug Supernaw, '90s country singer of 'Reno,' dead at 60

Nov. 13, 2020 1:25 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Doug Supernaw, who had hits in the early ’90s with “I Don’t Call Him Daddy,” and “Reno,” has died. He was 60. A representative from his management team said Supernaw died in Texas on Friday. The Houston-raised singer...