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Contenders face problems galore in NASCAR playoffs

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — There were problems galore from some of the top contenders to start the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Kyle Busch cursed and ran over some cones heading to the garage. Chase Elliott told his crew chief simply,…

Don Everly of early rock ‘n’ roll Everly Brothers dies at 84

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering rock ‘n’ roll Everly Brothers, has died. He was 84. The Los Angeles Times reports that a family spokesperson confirmed Everly died Saturday at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. His…

Do I need a booster if I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine?

The U.S. is planning booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, but if you got the one-dose Johnson & Johnson shot instead, stay tuned. Health authorities say a booster probably will be needed for that vaccine as well…

New Amazon fulfillment center bringing 500 jobs to Tennessee

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new Amazon fulfillment center is planned for Tennessee, bringing with it 500 full-time jobs. Gov. Bill Lee and state and company officials say the 1 million-square-foot center is being located in Clarksville. Amazon spokesperson Nikki…

Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who claimed to have bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol has surrendered to law enforcement, ending an hours-long standoff. The man, identified by law enforcement officials as 49-year-old Floyd Ray Roseberry of…

California elementary school destroyed in wildfire

(CBS Newspath) -- An elementary school was destroyed by the Caldor fire in El Dorado County, CA this week. A playground and a charred sign were left standing at Walt Tyler Elementary School.

US to erase student debt for those with severe disabilities

(AP) -- The Biden administration says it will automatically erase student loan debt for more than 300,000 Americans with disabilities that leave them unable to earn significant incomes. The Education Department says the move will wipe out more than $5.8…

Country star Sam Hunt pleads guilty to DUI in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Sam Hunt has pleaded guilty to drinking and driving in Tennessee. The Tennessean reports Hunt entered the plea Wednesday in Davidson County Circuit Court to misdemeanor DUI charges. He was arrested in 2019 and…