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How close to death must a woman be to get an abortion in Tennessee?
The strictest abortion law in the US doesn’t allow exceptions for medical emergencies – and efforts to change it face powerful opposition from the right

Stephanie Kirchgaessner

20, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Police stopped a Black couple in Tennessee – and took their children
Bianca Clayborne and Deonte Williams’ case fits pattern of child welfare services fueling disparities in who gets to remain a family

Edwin Rios

18, Mar, 2023 @4:31 PM

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Republican sorry for suggesting ‘hanging by a tree’ as execution method
Tennessee lawmaker Paul Sherrell faced fierce criticism for ‘grotesque suggestion’ in southern state with history of lynchings

Martin Pengelly

02, Mar, 2023 @8:25 PM

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Jack Daniel’s facility blocked as whiskey vapour blamed for spread of fungus
Tennessee court halts construction of warehouse as residents say black fungus from ‘angel’s share’ is coating neighbourhoods

Ed Pilkington

02, Mar, 2023 @2:39 PM

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Tennessee governor to ban drag shows – despite photo of him dressed in drag
Bill Lee says he will sign law criminalizing drag performances despite emergence of picture from 1977 high school yearbook

Gloria Oladipo

28, Feb, 2023 @4:15 PM

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‘I cried with her’: the diary of a doctor navigating a total abortion ban
When Tennessee passed one of the US’s strictest abortion bans, Dr Leilah Zahedi-Spung was unable to care for her patients

Poppy Noor

22, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Black skateboarders on the life and death of Tyre Nichols: ‘He was one of us. That could have been me’
Three skaters address their own experiences, activism and the police response to their communities

Niloufar Haidari

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Family says son’s death shows pattern of Memphis police brutality: ‘System hasn’t changed’
The recent killing of Tyre Nichols reopens a family’s wounds from the death of Steven Askew 10 years ago at the hands of the Memphis police

Edwin Rios and Oliver Laughland

03, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Tyre Nichols funeral: Kamala Harris condemns ‘violent act not in pursuit of public safety’ – as it happened
Nichols, 29, died after being beaten by Memphis police officers following a traffic stop

Maya Yang

01, Feb, 2023 @10:06 PM

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‘We’re not done’: end of Scorpion unit after Tyre Nichols death is first step, protesters say
Call for release of information on all officers and an end to pretextual traffic stops, such as pulling people over for loud music

Edwin Rios in Memphis

29, Jan, 2023 @1:52 PM

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Timeline: Tyre Nichols police killing key events
The death of Nichols, 29, after being beaten by police in Memphis, Tennessee, during a traffic stop has prompted outrage

Victoria Bekiempis and agencies

28, Jan, 2023 @11:30 PM

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‘I’m just trying to go home’: Tyre Nichols heard pleading in released video
The grisly footage, released in four parts, indicates an ambulance did not arrive for more than 20 minutes after the vicious beating

Victoria Bekiempis

28, Jan, 2023 @5:01 PM

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