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Women wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk along a moving bus on a street in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: China says latest outbreak appears contained

Oct. 28, 2020 10:23 PM EDT

BEIJING — Officials in the northwestern China region of Xinjiang say they believe they have contained the country’s latest coronavirus outbreak. Xinjiang reported 23 new confirmed cases Thursday, all involving people who had initially tested positive but displayed no symptoms. It was the second...

This photo provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol shows the scene of deadly crash involving a utility vehicle and a school bus carrying children on Tuesday evening, Oct. 27, 2020, in Decatur, Tenn. (Tennessee Highway Patrol via AP)

NTSB investigating crash that killed school bus driver, girl

Oct. 28, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — Federal and state authorities on Wednesday investigated a crash between a school bus carrying 24 children and a utility vehicle that killed the bus driver and a 7-year-old girl in eastern Tennessee. Eight other children were injured when the utility vehicle and the bus collided on...

Country singer Cam poses in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 to promote her second album “The Otherside.” (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Country artist Cam confronts hard truths on 'The Otherside'

Oct. 28, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The five-year journey between albums for country singer Cam was an evolution in coming to grips with hard truths about a music industry that had left her a bit bruised but not broken. The California-born singer with cinematic influences made an instant impression in 2015 with her...

Regulators suspend Missouri nursing home COVID-19 test lab

Oct. 28, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge refused to intervene Wednesday to keep open a Missouri lab that handled coronavirus tests for about 2,500 nursing homes in 11 states after the federal government suspended the lab for what it alleged were serious violations that put patients’ health at risk. ...

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown (11) celebrates with quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) after Brown caught a touchdown pass against the Houston Texans in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Tannehill 'growing, learning' as Titans starting quarterback

Oct. 28, 2020 4:24 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee now has had a full 16 regular season games with Ryan Tannehill as its starting quarterback over the last year and a half, and the Titans are 12-4 during that span. Tannehill has thrown 37 touchdowns with only seven interceptions while running for five more TDs during the...

FILE - Artist Billy Joe Shaver poses backstage following his concert

Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

Oct. 28, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died He was 81. His friend Connie Nelson said he died Wednesday in Texas...

Marquita Bradshaw, the Tennessee Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, takes part in a Power Together Women's March Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Dozens of Women's March rallies were planned from New York to San Francisco to signal opposition to President Donald Trump and his policies, including the push to fill the seat of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before Election Day. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Tennessee Senate nominee connects activism to election

Oct. 28, 2020 1:14 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When the Rev. Tondala Hayward learned about plans to build a landfill next to her church in a predominantly Black, working-class neighborhood in Memphis, Tennessee, she called Marquita Bradshaw. Bradshaw spoke out against the landfill and helped Hayward mobilize opposition, and it was...

School bus driver, 7-year-old girl killed in Tennessee crash

Oct. 27, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — A school bus carrying children crashed Tuesday in Tennessee, killing a 7-year-old girl and her bus driver and injuring others, officials said. The crash involved a utility service vehicle and happened on state Highway 58 in Meigs County in eastern Tennessee, said Lt. Bill Miller of...

Nashville SC midfielder Randall Leal, left, is congratulated by Alex Muyl after scoring a goal during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Harrison, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Willis gets MLS-leading 9th shutout, Nashville tops Montreal

Oct. 27, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Randall Leal scored in the 33rd minute, Joe Willis recorded his MLS-leading ninth shutout and Nashville SC beat the Montreal Impact 1-0 on Tuesday night at Red Bull Arena. Nashville (7-6-7) is unbeaten in its last four games and moved into seventh place in the Eastern Conference...

Tennessee Highway Patrol: Two killed in crash involving a school bus and utility service vehicle in eastern Tennessee

Oct. 27, 2020 6:57 PM EDT
DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Highway Patrol: Two killed in crash involving a school bus and utility service vehicle in eastern Tennessee.