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Tennessee: State of the United States of America
Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a 2017 population of 667,560. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 652,236 in 2017.


Rachel Maddow stopped fishing in Tennessee to host show on Mueller report from Knoxville

Rachel Maddow of msnbc hosted from UT Knoxville once news broke that Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation report was delivered. - Published

UCLA holds on to eject Tennessee from NCAAs with 89-77 win

UCLA put a rapid end to Tennessee's 38th consecutive appearance in the women's NCAA Tournament, blunting a second-half comeback bid and using an impressive performance by Michaela Onyenwere to secure.. - Published

Videos for Tennessee

Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat Bill' Into Law [Video]Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat Bill' Into Law

The bill bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as around six weeks into a pregnancy.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

President Obama's March Madness Bracket Is Out [Video]President Obama's March Madness Bracket Is Out

Although the March Madness presidential bracket was a tradition, Business Insider says that it has fallen out of favor under the Trump administration. But former U.S. president Barack Obama still..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Tears of joy: Military dad surprises son [Video]Tears of joy: Military dad surprises son

It was a tearful reunion in Lebanon, Tennessee on Tuesday when Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Rob Cesternino, who'd just served ten months in Jordan and Syria, surprised his blindfolded, 9-year-old..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Democrat Warren tests 2020 message in deep South [Video]Democrat Warren tests 2020 message in deep South

U.S. Democratic Senator and presidential contender Elizabeth Warren campaigned in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama, hoping to win over black voters who make up a key Democratic voting bloc. Zachary..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

$8.5 Billion Will Be Bet On 'March Madness' [Video]$8.5 Billion Will Be Bet On 'March Madness'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 47 million people - one in five American adults - are expected to bet a combined $8.5 billion on “March Madness,” the annual men’s college basketball tournament, a new..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

March Madness Preview: LSU Will Be a Trendy Final Four Pick [Video]March Madness Preview: LSU Will Be a Trendy Final Four Pick

The LSU Tigers have huge wins over Tennessee and Kentucky, but can they make a run in the NCAA Tournament? SI College Basketball Insider Jon Rothstein joins SI Now to discuss how the Tigers could make..

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 00:43Published

Nurse Charged With Criminal Homicide After Medication Mixup [Video]Nurse Charged With Criminal Homicide After Medication Mixup

A Tennessee nurse has been charged with criminal homicide after a patient dies from receiving an injection of the wrong medicine.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:54Published

Dolly Parton wows on stage at '9 to 5' West End debut [Video]Dolly Parton wows on stage at '9 to 5' West End debut

The country star joined the cast of '9 to 5 the Musical' for a one-off curtain call appearance, and said she hoped the show would "shine a light" on gender inequality issues just like her film did in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

Cities try to restart Amazon HQ2 race [Video]Cities try to restart Amazon HQ2 race

Cities that were shunned in's search for a secondary corporate headquarters are revisiting their bids in case New York City rejects the corporate giant due to opposition from local..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Suspect In Deadly Tennessee Waffle House Shooting Pleads Not Guilty [Video]Suspect In Deadly Tennessee Waffle House Shooting Pleads Not Guilty

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the man accused of fatally shooting four people and injuring others at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee last year pleaded not guilty to 17 murder..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

$11 Billion Insurance Company Lets Employees Trade Vacation Days For Student Loan Cash [Video]$11 Billion Insurance Company Lets Employees Trade Vacation Days For Student Loan Cash

Unum is a Tennessee-based insurance company and it is in hot water over a policy. The policy allows US employees to exchange unused vacation days for help with student loan payments. Unum employees are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Kardashian cause, Alice Johnson, praised by Trump [Video]Kardashian cause, Alice Johnson, praised by Trump

During his State of the Union address, U.S. President Donald Trump praised Alice Marie Johnson, the 63-year-old from Tennessee who was granted clemency by the president and whose cause was taken up by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

Missing TN teen found, father charged with rape [Video]Missing TN teen found, father charged with rape

Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones said Thursday a missing Tennessee teen has been found safe and that her adoptive father has been charged with rape. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:33Published

Polar vortex strikes U.S. Midwest [Video]Polar vortex strikes U.S. Midwest

A large swath of the United States was gripped by brutal cold and wind chills on Wednesday as record-low temperatures caused by a blast of Arctic air moved across the Midwest and into Eastern states,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published


Tennessee holds off Colgate to advance to NCAA second round

Admiral Schofield had 19 points and No. 2 seed Tennessee held off a second-half rally by No. 15 seed Colgate to get a 77-70 win in the NCAA Tournament - Published

NCAA tournament preview: Tennessee looks to advance in tough South Region

As the #2 seed in the South Region, Tennessee is hoping to reach the Final Four after a blowout loss to Auburn in the championship game of the SEC Tournament. To get there, the team could have to face..
CBS News - Published

Some CVS stores selling topical products infused with cannabis extract CBD but not edibles

Select CVS stores in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and Tennessee are selling some hemp-derived CBD products. - Published

Military dad surprises son at martial arts

A 9-year-old boy from Tennessee was brought to tears while practicing martial arts. He recognized a familiar voice – and then realized it was his dad, who had been deployed in the military for nearly..
CBS News - Published

Clergy in Tennessee take a stand against slate of anti-LGBT legislation

The Tennessee Equality Project, which advocates for the rights of LGBT people in the state, helped organize more than 100 religious leaders. - Published

C-SPAN’s First Televised Coverage of Congress

C-Span first broadcasted from the U.S. House of Representatives chamber on March 19, 1979, featuring Al Gore when he was a representative from Tennessee. - Published

Tennessee fugitive masqueraded as Harvard-educated psychiatrist, gave out pills, feds say

George David George was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for a Tennessee fraud scheme. Prosecutors say he duped investors out of $3 million. - Published

Democrats Warren, Klobuchar on campaign trail

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren campaigned in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday. Democratic candidate Amy Klobuchar was in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (March 17) - Published

Lady Vols competing for 1 of final NCAA Tournament spots

Tennessee competing for one of last four at-large spots in NCAA Tournament as Lady Vols attempt to keep their streak alive - Published

Auburn dominates Tennessee, wins first SEC tournament title in 34 years

For the second time in team history and first time since 1985, the Tigers are the SEC Tournament champs after a dominating 84-64 win over Tennessee. - Published

March Madness: Here are projected No. 1 seeds in NCAA tournament bracket on Selection Sunday

Duke, Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee are forecasted to be this year's No. 1 NCAA tournament seeds. What about Gonzaga? We dissect profiles. - Published

March Madness bracketology: ACC lands three No. 1 seeds, bid thieves throttle the bubble

In one of the closest battles for No. 1 seeds in years, Tennessee secured the final top seed over Gonzaga. - Published

Tennessee fights off Kentucky in SEC semifinal, boosts case for a No. 1 seed

Tennessee escaped Kentucky, 82-78, in a down-to-the-wire SEC tournament semifinal that had major NCAA tournament seed implications. - Published

March Madness bracketology: Duke charges in latest prediction of NCAA tournament field

Duke reclaimed the top No. 1 seed after beating North Carolina and after Virginia was upset by FSU. But can Kentucky or Tennessee vault ahead now? - Published

Dolphins trade starting QB Ryan Tannehill to Titans

After a seven-year run as the Dolphins' starting quarterback, Ryan Tannehill is set to become Marcus Mariota's backup in Tennessee. - Published

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