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Delaware, Tennessee Win $600M in Federal Education Grants

ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Department of Education on Monday awarded Delaware and Tennessee $600 million as part of the competitive "Race to the Top" program to help states improve student performance and transform struggling schools. The states,...

Whoops! School Reports All Students Absent

One West Tennessee school accidentally reported all of its students absent. Credit: Terrapin Flyer, Flickr
Parents in West Tennessee were surprised to learn that their students were absent from school last Wednesday. Why? Because they weren't. ...

Man Fathers 21 Kids With 11 Moms

Desmond Hatchett, a 29-year-old man from Knoxville, Tennessee, has father -- are you ready for this? -- 21 children. With 11 different women. None of whom he is married to. And you thought Jon and Kate Gosselin had a lot of kids. Oh, and he...

Divorced Mom Not Allowed to Have Lesbian Partner in Home

A divorced Tennessee mom of two was recently told by the court that her lesbian partner of nine years can no longer "sleep over" when her kids are in the home. The reason? A "paramour restriction" imposed by a judge, despite the fact that a...

Nicole Kidman - Stay at Home Mom?

Nicole Kidman isn't shy about how much she loves being a mom to Sunday Rose. But the Australia star has fallen so hard for motherhood, she's thinking of putting her career on hold. "I'm not saying I'm not that interested in making films anymore,"...

Tennessee lawmaker wants to publicly identify women who have abortions

A new bill introduced in Tennessee aims to require a death certificate for abortions -- a public document which could identify the mother. The bill's author, Representative Stacey Campfield, a Republican, says the bill is intended to simply track the...

Girl dismissed from weightlifiting class over "rape" fears

A teenage girl has filed a $1 million lawsuit against a high school, siting sexual discrimination. The girl, a member of her school's track team, joined an all-male weightlifting class at her school in Tennessee. The principal made the decision to...

Niki Taylor engaged!

Model Niki Taylor, who recently announced that she chose motherhood over modeling, is engaged to NASCAR driver Burney Lamar. Niki, who is 31, has 11-year-old twin boys from a previous marriage. Burney, who is 26, is best known as the driver of the...

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