Study suggests Tennessee should recruit teachers of color

A new study by the Tennessee Education Research Alliance suggests schools should do more to hire and support teachers of color
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Frederick Berry, former Senate majority leader, dies at 68

Former state Senate Majority Leader Frederick Berry, a Democrat from Peabody, has died at the age of 68
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Nez leads Shirley in vote for Navajo Nation presidency

Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez has a significant lead over his contender in the race for the tribe's top post
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Home where witch trials victim John Proctor lived for sale

A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween
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Peabody to purchase Shoal Creek coal mine in Alabama

The St. Louis-based coal company Peabody Energy has agreed to a $400 million deal to purchase Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine from Drummond Co. Inc.
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$25M donation set to fuel Vanderbilt military scholarships

A $25 million donation will set up a scholarship program for military veterans to pursue graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University
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Wyoming coal leases linger, coal firm asks for more time

Coal companies used to grumble about how long it takes to get coal leased from the federal government
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Man accused of beating girlfriend's dog to death

A Massachusetts man has been charged with beating his girlfriend's dog to death
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Hacktivist drama 'Mr. Robot' to end with 4th season in 2019

The hacktivist thriller "Mr. Robot" is coming to an end next year
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Hikers cross mountains to spread awareness for trans rights

Two Massachusetts hikers have trekked over 13 mountains to held spread awareness for transgender rights
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Massachusetts man hikes Appalachian Trail over 226 day hikes

The Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine, a path that measures roughly 2,190 miles
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'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris sets exclusive Netflix deal

Netflix says it's signed "black-ish" creator Kenya Barris to an exclusive production agreement
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Hawley sues over conditions at St. Louis housing complex

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has sued the St. Louis Housing Authority over conditions at a low-income housing complex, alleging problems that include r
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North Dakota horseman remembered as champion of Nokota breed

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a rural North Dakota horseman who dedicated his life to preserving the Nokota breed
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Family who owns restaurant avoid prison time for tax evasion

Members of a family that owns a Massachusetts restaurant will avoid prison time for a nearly $3 million tax evasion scheme
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Subway train derails, rain floods communities

A subway train in Massachusetts derailed briefly as heavy rain challenges drivers and commuters in Massachusetts
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Medford grad's nonprofit works to erase medical debt

A nonprofit founded by a Medford High School graduate that's bought then abolished millions of dollars' worth of unpaid medical debt is now looking to help Rogu
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New shuttle service offered for visitors to Franconia Notch

New Hampshire's parks department is offering a new shuttle service for visitors to Franconia Notch State Park to avoid illegal parking along Interstate 93
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Mark Katches to be Tampa Bay Times executive editor

The Tampa Bay Times has selected Mark Katches as its new executive editor
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Maine CDC: Norovirus at beach sickened 97

Maine state scientists say the highly contagious norovirus sickened nearly 100 people who swam at Woods Pond Beach or had contact with someone who did
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Whitefish man pleads not guilty in father's stabbing death

A Whitefish man accused of stabbing to death his 65-year-old father last week has pleaded not guilty
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15 indicted in drug conspiracy based at housing complex

Fifteen people have been indicted by a federal grand jury for a wide-ranging and sometimes fatal drug conspiracy based out of a public housing complex in St. Lo
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Midwest communities seek help bracing for more coal closures

A nonprofit is working to help Midwest communities and local governments prepare for the economic disruption from what experts say is the inevitable closing of
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Hasan Minhaj readies an 'insightful' tour, Netflix series

Comedian Hasan Minhaj readies new 'insightful' material for a North American summer tour and a Netflix series this fall
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