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Tennessee: State in the United States
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.

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Tennessee executes man convicted of 1991 murder of ex-girlfriend

A Tennessee man found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend by setting her on fire in her car almost 30 years ago was put to death in the electric chair in Nashville on Thursday, prison officials said.
Reuters - Published

Tennessee to execute man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend by setting her on fire

A Tennessee man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend by setting her on fire in her car almost 30 years ago is scheduled to be executed by electric chair on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Tennessee


Electric eel lights up Christmas at U.S. aquarium [Video]Electric eel lights up Christmas at U.S. aquarium

Christmas tree light display reflects an eel's electric discharges at Tennessee Aquarium

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:45Published

Snow and lights create Christmas mood at U.S. Gatlinburg SkyBridge [Video]Snow and lights create Christmas mood at U.S. Gatlinburg SkyBridge

Social media clip shows North America’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge covered with snow and Christmas lights

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:35Published

Parts with passports: GM’s NAFTA road to production [Video]Parts with passports: GM’s NAFTA road to production

Some of the parts and components that go inside a General Motors automobile should come with passports since they cross the U.S. border several times thanks to the North American Free Trade Agreement..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:34Published

Don't look down while crossing this snow-covered bridge [Video]Don't look down while crossing this snow-covered bridge

A long suspended pedestrian bridge in Tennessee is blanketed in snow

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:29Published

Boeing CEO pummeled on compensation at U.S. hearing [Video]Boeing CEO pummeled on compensation at U.S. hearing

Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was repeatedly hammered by U.S. lawmakers over his compensation in the wake of two deadly plane crashes. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

 

Former U.S. President Carter falls, requires stitches

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, 95, fell at his home in Plains, Georgia, but "feels fine" and will attend a Habitat for Humanity event in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday night, his staff said.
Reuters - Published

Man charged with threatening shooting at U.S. abortion clinic

A Tennessee man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly posting threats online to “shoot up” a facility run by Planned Parenthood in Washington D.C., the latest arrest in a nationwide law..
Reuters - Published

Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt survives plane crash in US

A private jet carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr crashed and caught fire at an airport in Tennessee.
BBC News - Published

Opposition candidate Fernandez seen ahead of President Macri in Argentina primary: local TV

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

Sex-trafficking victim, who killed a man as a teen, set free in case championed by Kardashian, Rihanna

A sex-trafficking victim, who was sentenced as a teenager to life in prison for murder, was released from a Tennessee prison on Wednesday after serving 15 years for killing a man who paid to have sex..
Reuters - Published

Tennessee town dispels 'meth-gator' myth

A viral police "warning" of alligators "all hyped up" on methamphetamine was a joke, the mayor tells the BBC.
BBC News - Published

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S...
Reuters - Published

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation

Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign..
Reuters - Published

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies

The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple..
Reuters - Published

Memphis police clash with protesters after killing of 20-year-old black man

U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee during an attempted arrest, triggering overnight clashes with protesters that left at least two dozen police officers..
Reuters - Published

Two dozen police hurt in Memphis street clashes after marshals kill black man

At least two dozen police officers were injured in overnight clashes with protesters, some throwing rocks, in Memphis, Tennessee, after U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a black man during an..
Reuters - Published

Memphis man killed by marshals had history of arrests on minor charges

The Tennessee man killed by U.S. marshals, sparking clashes with police overnight, had a history of arrests on minor drug-related and driving charges and posted a social media video just before his..
Reuters - Published

Street clashes erupt in Memphis after marshals kill black man

A crowd of protesters, some of them throwing rocks, squared off against police in riot gear in Memphis, Tennessee, overnight after officers from the U.S. Marshals Service fatally shot a black man..
Reuters - Published

Twenty-four police injured in Memphis riot after fatal shooting

At least 24 police officers were injured in Memphis, Tennessee in violent clashes with protesters, who took to the streets following the shooting death of a man killed by U.S. Marshals during an..
Reuters - Published

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