| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:01 PM
John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86.
| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:06 PM
(Reuters) - Longtime editor of The Tennessean newspaper, former political aide to Robert Kennedy, and civil rights activist John Seigenthaler has died at the age of 86, the newspaper said.
Seigenthaler, who as a reporter once saved a suicidal man from...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:58 AM
No, Reince Priebus, neither the location or the timing of the Republican national convention is going to make a difference to the 2016 election outcome. Nor will the number of debates, or whatever success Republicans have in condensing the primary...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88.
His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
| Jun 30, 2014
NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton's problem is not her money. Despite the media flurry over a couple of awkward remarks she made, most people will understand her situation pretty quickly — she wasn't born rich but has become very rich —...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague opened a four-day summit in London on Tuesday that's aimed at ending sexual violence in war. Fashion designer Stella McCartney was among those attending. Jolie and Hague have been...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Emotional and analytical by turns, "The Case Against 8" is a thoroughly engaging documentary that draws back the curtain on one aspect of perhaps the most contentious legal battle of recent years, the fight for marriage equality that went all the way to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The event: Chrysalis Butterfly Ball party-goers had a nice surprise on Saturday when former Vice President Al Gore turned up to deliver the tribute to honorees Jeff Skoll and Jim Berk, founder and chief executive, respectively, of Participant Media....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Before it even began, the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball had already broken an all-time record, raising over $1.4 million to support the org's mission of assisting those plagued by poverty and homelessness and helping them gain employment.
The 13th annual...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Fort Lauderdale’s Mitchell Berger didn’t plan to become a point man in the effort to make climate change a 2014 campaign issue.
But he’s there, thanks to a confluence of events.
It started decades ago (more about that below)....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM