Under international pressure, Saudi Arabia has decided to send two women to the Olympics in London.
That means that for the first time ever, the Olympic games will include women from every competing country. NPR's Howard Berkes filed this report for our Newscast unit:
"Saudi Arabia now joins Qatar and Brunei as the last countries to enter women into Olympic competition. Seven athletes once banned because of their gender will compete in judo, track, swimming, table tennis and shooting events when the London Olympics begin later this month.
Ten people were hospitalized and one was found dead after contracting staph infections from injections received at health clinics in Delaware and Arizona in early spring, according the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
The infection clusters were described in the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT) -- In spite of his opposition to federal health care reforms, Governor Haslam appears to be moving forward with preparations to implement the Affordable Care Act.
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says she’s preparing to conduct a series of health care public comment sessions state-wide. McPeak will take input from residents on what essential health benefits should be made mandatory for health policies sold in Tennessee.
A day after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke to the nation's oldest civil right organization, Vice President Joe Biden appeared at the NAACP's annual convention. He quickly tackled one issue that drew Romney sustained boos — the 2010 health care overhaul.
Biden appeared in place of President Obama, who made a brief videotaped address thanking the group for its work. He walked out to warm applause, and several of his remarks were interrupted by shouts of agreement.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Center for Innovation in Media (CIM) at Middle Tennessee State University is traveling in some illustrious company.
CIM recently scored an honorable mention in the 2012 Associated Press Excellence in Journalism Awards.
This Year’s College Innovator of the year award went to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for its collaboration with The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.