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Arrest made in shooting of rapper Young Dolph

A man was arrested Wednesday after Memphis rapper Young Dolph was shot and critically wounded outside a landmark Hollywood hotel and detectives are investigating whether he was targeted as part of a hip-hop rivalry. The 32-year-old rapper, whose real name is Adolph Thornton Jr., was...

Corker retirement sets off Tennessee succession speculation

By ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sitting on the largest sum of campaign money among Republicans facing re-election to the Senate, few in Tennessee thought Bob Corker wouldn't run for a third term next year. His surprise announcement Tuesday that he will retire...

Titans see 33-27 win over Seahawks as proof they can compete

  Photos by Warren Roseborough Story by Teresa M. Walker, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe they can play with the NFL's best this season, and a big win over the Seattle Seahawks is just the latest proof to back them up. The...

Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

By KRISTIN M. HALL and JOHN RABY, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The pastor shouted "Run, run, gunshots!" and congregants hid under pews or in bathrooms as a masked man armed with two guns opened fire at a Tennessee church, killing one person and wounding...

Quads on the quad: Quadruplets begin colleges in Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Anna Ciacciarella put color-coded tape on all the desk lamps, mattress pads, notebooks and other dorm-room items as she and her three siblings prepared to move from the family home in Naugatuck to Quinnipiac University. Her supplies were tagged red, Michael's...

Researchers move closer to peanut allergy cure

Scientists say they have taken a major step forward in finding a cure for peanut allergies. A new study, published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, finds that a new therapy being used to treat peanut allergies has kept patients from experiencing an allergic reaction to...

Tech Goes From White House to Doghouse in Trump’s Washington

(Bloomberg) -- Google once had Barack Obama’s ear, served as a revolving door for White House staff and saw its political agenda advance. In Donald Trump’s Washington, some conservatives say it’s gotten so powerful it should be regulated like a public utility. Google is not...

Samsung, Apple could remedy stagnant smartphone sales

SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung is ready to unpack a new Galaxy smartphone Wednesday. Apple is expected to follow suit, with its 10th-anniversary iPhone, next month. The world's two-biggest smartphone sellers, in rapid succession, are making major additions to their product lineups that could broaden appeal...

Parents Give Baby Born On Day Of Eclipse A Beautifully Fitting Name

A couple in South Carolina have named their baby girl Eclipse in honor of the awesome astronomical event that took place on the day she was born. Freedom and Michael Eubanks’ second child’s birth date was due to be Sept. 3, and they planned to name her Violet. But the couple changed...

The secret to finding good workers? This small business knows

FREDERICK, Colo. -- Colorado manufacturer Aqua-Hot has a lively business making heating equipment for recreational vehicles and trucks. Now if it could only find workers to make those products. The state's 2.3 percent unemployment rate, well below the national average of 4.4 percent, is making it hard for...