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This combination photo shows, from left, singers  Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde and actress Sarah Hyland who will host this year's CMT Music Awards airing on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land. (AP Photo)

CMT Music Awards to feature trio of hosts, outdoor stages

Oct. 21, 2020 3:12 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A trio of new hosts will lead fans through a new look at this year's CMT Music Awards, which replaced the live arena audience with performances in scenic outdoor locations around Nashville, Tennessee. Country singers Kane Brown and Ashley McBryde join “Modern...

Nashville SC forward Randall Leal, center, celebrates with Alex Muyl, left, and Dax McCarty, right, after Leal scored a goal against FC Dallas during the first half of an MLS soccer match Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Cádiz scores first MLS goal, Nashville blanks Dallas 3-0

Oct. 20, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jhonder Cádiz scored his first MLS goal in the 73rd minute and Nashville beat Dallas 3-0 on Tuesday night. Nashville (6-6-6) extended its undefeated streak at home to seven games. Dallas (6-5-6) has not beaten Nashville in three matches this season. Nashville's first two goals...

Seattle Seahawks' Bryan Mone (92) cheers on DK Metcalf (14) after Metcalf pulled in a long pass near the end of the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seahawks keep top spot in AP Pro32; Steelers, Titans move up

Oct. 20, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the NFC's only 5-0 team, the Seattle Seahawks had a quiet week on a bye. However, the Seahawks didn't lose any ground and maintained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Seahawks received nine of 12 first-place votes for 377 points in balloting Tuesday by media members who...

This photo provided by General Motors shows the Cadillac Lyriq. General Motors' Cadillac brand is the latest to roll out an electric vehicle with the promise of taking sales from market leader Tesla. Executives say the Lyriq midsize SUV will have a range of over 300 miles per charge as well as technology and features to pull buyers from Tesla.  (GM via AP)

Tennessee factory to become GM's 3rd electric vehicle plant

Oct. 20, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors plans to spend $2 billion to convert its Spring Hill, Tennessee, assembly plant into a third U.S. site to build future electric vehicles. The Detroit automaker also says it will spend another $153 million to upgrade five Michigan factories for future vehicles. The company will...

FILE - In this May 6, 2019 photo file photo an injection drug user, deposits used needles into a container at the IDEA exchange, in Miami. National data is incomplete, but available information suggests U.S. drug overdose deaths are on track to reach an all-time high. Addiction experts blame the pandemic, which has left people stressed and isolated, disrupted treatment and recovery programs, and contributed to an increasingly dangerous illicit drug supply.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, Fie)

US overdose deaths appear to rise amid coronavirus pandemic

Oct. 20, 2020 11:32 AM EDT

Matthew Davidson was beating his heroin addiction. The 31-year-old was attending group recovery meetings. He had a restaurant job he liked. He was a doting uncle to a baby nephew. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Davidson lost his job. He started staying home alone in his apartment near Georgetown, Kentucky...

Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News speaks as President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speak during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Trump plans to debate Biden despite rule changes

Oct. 19, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump plans to attend Thursday’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden despite rule changes — opposed by his campaign — that are meant to foster more ordered discussions....

This Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, photo shows the General Motors logo. General Motors is expected to reveal that it will build the Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV at its factory in Spring Hill, Tenn., when it makes a major manufacturing announcement Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

GM expected to announce electric vehicle for Tennessee plant

Oct. 19, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is expected to reveal that it will build the Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV at its factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee, when it makes a major manufacturing announcement on Tuesday. The Detroit automaker said it plans an online announcement Tuesday morning, but it declined further...

Poll worker fired for turning away voters with BLM shirts

Oct. 19, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A poll worker in Memphis, Tennessee, has been fired after turning away early voters who were wearing “Black Lives Matter” and “I Can't Breathe” shirts, an elections official said Monday. The worker was fired Friday after officials received a call from a...

Tennessee coach fires assistant, puts pressure on Vols' QB

Oct. 19, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt isn't happy with how his Volunteers have lost two straight games after snapping an eight-game winning streak. Pruitt fired defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh, hired earlier this year, on Sunday and plans to coach the linemen himself the rest of this season. Pruitt also said...

Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (77) lies on the ground after being injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan confirms he tore his ACL

Oct. 19, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are going to have to finish this season without left tackle Taylor Lewan because of a torn right ACL. Lewan announced Monday on social media that an MRI confirmed he tore his ACL in the Titans' overtime win over Houston. “Don’t feel sorry for me,...