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 eight states, with 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 and a 2017 metro population of 1,903,045. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 652,236 in 2017.
One of NASCAR’s most beloved figures is recovering from a very close call. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were in a small plane that ran off a runway and caught fire Thursday in east Tennessee... CBS News - Published
A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials said. Reuters - Published
Tennessee lawmakers engaged in a heated exchange with witnesses during a hearing on a total abortion ban for the state. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joined CBSN to discuss what she witnessed during the.. CBS News - Published
Tennessee state lawmakers wrapped up the second day of hearings on a controversial amendment that would ban abortions after a woman knows she is pregnant. The measure is expected to pass the.. CBS News - Published
Tennessee state lawmakers are hearing testimony on a controversial amendment that would ban abortions at any time during pregnancy. The original bill, which would prohibit abortion once a fetal.. CBS News - Published
Tennessee lawmakers are deliberating a near- total ban on abortions in the state. The amended "fetal heartbeat" bill would ban abortions at any time after a "viable pregnancy is presumed to exist or.. CBS News - Published
The state judiciary committee in Tennessee is holding hearings this week on an amendment to the fetal heartbeat bill proposed earlier this year. The new changes to the bill would totally ban all.. CBS News - Published
The escape of a dangerous inmate from a prison in Tennessee is raising more questions tonight about the nationwide shortage of prison guards, partly because of the danger of the job, high turnover and.. CBS News - Published
The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.
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After struggling to pass a six-week abortion ban earlier this year, Tennessee lawmakers are considering one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country: a total ban on the procedure CBS News - Published
A fugitive suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections administrator is back behind bars after a nearly five-day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson was caught Sunday about 10 miles from West Tennessee State.. CBS News - Published
Why alleged sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in custody leaves huge questions for police, his accusers and the financier's powerful friends named in the case. Also, the escaped convict.. CBS News - Published
Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez was seen leading President Mauricio Macri as polls closed in Argentina's primary election on Sunday, according to Argentine TV stations TN, Cronica and A24. Reuters - Published