Best Life: Hidden causes of cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death, after heart disease. There are more than 14 million new cases diagnosed globally each year.

  LIVE: Democrats face risks and limits in Trump’s impeachment trial

Democrats alleging a “corrupt scheme” by Trump involving Ukraine are trying to win over not just fidgety senators but an American public deeply divided by the Republican president’s actions.
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3 US firefighters die in plane crash while battling Australian wildfires

The New South Wales premier tweeted condolences to the victims' families and to “the tight knit firefighting community.”


  FedEx Ground offering deliveries on Sunday

Teach 901 job fair looking to fill positions for the 2020-2021 school year

  SCS employee on administrative leave after police find more than 100 child porn images on his Google account

School bus crash in Memphis neighborhood

Woman injured after overnight shooting in South Memphis

Authorities with the Memphis Police Department are investigating two shootings in South Memphis overnight.
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Doomsday Clock: It’s closer to midnight than it’s ever been

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists updated the Doomsday Clock Thursday, moving it to 100 seconds before midnight. It had held at 11:58 since 2018.

FedEx is warning customers about a text, email scam

  AFSCME President: No sanctioned sanitation strike

  New push for Germantown cell tower raises new concerns

Shelby County inmate back in custody after walking off from work site

  State questioned about unspent childcare funds

  Health professionals raise concerns over Coronavirus

  Special committee formed to work through county investment in MATA, as commissioners spar over the issue

  Eastbound I-40 shut down near Whitten for shooting investigation after victim sent to hospital

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  1 dead, 7 wounded in downtown Seattle shooting

Police say based on video from the scene, multiple shooters were involved and that shots rang out after a dispute.


Grizzlies’ futility in Boston continues

No. 20 Tigers blasted at Tulsa

Hustle wins again as Yuta goes for 40

  Tennessee state lawmakers file set of bills to compensate college athletes

Memphis Tigers basketball players honored by AAC

For college basketball, the Memphis Tigers rise up to No. 20 in the nation in the latest Associated Press poll.


  Community mourns two children killed in drive-by shooting

Authorities search for missing Cross County woman

  Marion School District considering year-round school calendar, staggered start times

  Electric rate increase is part of improvement plan, MLGW says

MDOC: Parchman inmate found dead by apparent suicide

Eight inmates total have died at Parchman since the beginning of the new year.
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  Texas high school student told to cut dreadlocks in order to walk at graduation

Per school dress code, the teenager always kept his hair off his shoulders, above his earlobes and out of his eyes, but now, he isn’t allowed back until his dreadlocks are cut.

Flu claims four more lives in one week in Arkansas

  New Raleigh Amazon facility will be Tennessee’s 1st to use Amazon Robotics technology

TBI cancels Amber Alert after 4-month-old boy found in Nashville

  MPD identifies children killed after drive-by shooting in Hickory Hill