Fred Thompson's political career spanned several decades and included some unique twists. The former Tennessee senator died in Nashville on Sunday.
A new poll measures contentment around the country and the world.
Higher Education at Almost No Cost Is Possible in the U.S., and It May Soon Be a Reality in 2 States
Can you guess which states are now offering community college to their residents at virtually no cost?
The front line in this fight is Chattanooga, Tenn., where officials at the city's public electric utility, EPB, realized that smart-grid energy infrastructure could also provide consumers super-fast Internet speeds at competitive prices.
Thomas van Ardenne (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) The so-called Volunteer State is leading the way in backward legislation as the first in the U.S. to allow...
Volkswagen and the United Auto Workers are working toward labor harmony with union representation at VW’s Chattanooga plant. So a right-wing anti-union group is mounting the fight that VW doesn’t want to wage, fearing that success by the UAW could give unionization momentum in the "right-to-work" South.
The United Auto Workers union has mounted significant efforts to do what seems the impossible: Organize two foreign-owned auto plants in the Deep South, the cradle of the nation's right-to-work movement. Their success could mean a rebirth for a major player in organized labor.
Tennessee, Louisiana and Illinois are the worst states for the jobless. 24/7 Wall St. breaks them and seven other states down by unemployment rate, job growth and the percentage of unemployed who are receiving benefits.
A look at the day's political happenings, including details on the newest version of Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill and Denver's mayor channels Ray Lewis after losing an NFL playoff bet.