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The neon-lit guitars and honky tonks of Music City have already lured Nicole Kidman and Jack White. Now Ed Sheeran has swopped Suffolk for a Ford pick-up and ten-gallon hat after becoming the latest star to move to Nashville.
Bubba Watson cried when he won his Green Jacket last year. He cried again yesterday
Marco McMillian was campaigning to be first openly homosexual Mississippi mayor
James M Buchanan, who died on 9 January at the age of 93, was an American economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do. He was a pioneer in the field known as public-choice theory, which views government decisions through the personal interests of the bureaucrats and elected leaders who want to advance in their careers and win campaigns.
Lead singer Brittany Howard of rock band Alabama Shakes has been robbed at gunpoint.
Deaths behind the wheel of an automobile fell last year to the lowest level since the Truman administration, but there was an increase in fatalities among bicyclists, pedestrians, motorcycle riders and big-rig truck drivers, according to federal figures released Monday.
The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person has died in a Georgia nursing home at age 116.
Country music is about to go mainstream. Emily Yahr reports
Reese Witherspoon has given birth to her third child, naming him after a place close to her heart.
The American owner of a tow-truck manufacturer has been chosen to rescue Rangers after they went into administration three months ago.
For Matt Hayward from the Southampton rockers, festival season means tequila, Biffy Clyro – and a cup of tea with mum
His eight-year-old son could barely read or write – and his mum was in prison. So the golfer put on his tutor's hat and started to educate his boy... and it's paying off. He talks exclusively to James Corrigan
There's something immensely gratifying about rockin' country music like this: the songs, the wit, the playing, the production values, the crackle of atmospheric enjoyment which accompanies such certainty of purpose.
Your last point excludes a couple of the more obvious targets – New York City and San Francisco are fabulous locations, with great connections, but rent costs and other living expenses are punishingly high.
The Queen's colt out to avenge Epsom defeat but soft ground puts Irish Derby challenge in doubt