Author: Associated Press

Ex-nurse sentenced to probation in patient medication death

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee nurse whose medication error killed a patient has been sentenced to three years of probation. RaDonda Vaught reacts to victim impact statements during her sentencing in Nashville, Tenn., on…

Americans bet $125B on sports in 4 years since legalization

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Americans have bet more than $125 billion on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it. [caption id="attachment_1095130"…

Nurses protest Tennessee sentence for deadly medical mistake

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nurses have traveled from around the country to protest outside the courthouse where a former Tennessee nurse will be sentenced for causing the death of a patient. RaDonda Vaught was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide…

Tennessee GOP leaders not planning to ban contraception

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Republican leaders in Tennessee say they don’t have plans to ban contraceptives as they await a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case will be overturned. A…