The Army is beginning a yearlong environmental assessment of a proposed 38-acre expansion of Arlington National Cemetery that it hopes will extend the life of the facility by 20 years.
Lawmakers accused Valeant Pharmaceuticals of gouging patients to reward Wall Street investors during a hearing Wednesday scrutinizing the embattled drugmaker's pricing tactics.
Volkswagen said Thursday it had set aside $8.8 billion to buy back or fix diesel-powered cars that had been rigged to cheat in emissions tests.
A former commissioner of the Jackson airport is suing the state over a bill that would give control of the city's two airports to a state-appointed board.
When he sentenced Dennis Hastert to more than a year in prison, the judge in the former House speaker's hush-money case delivered the verbal equivalent of a public flogging.
Gene Smith lit a cigarette on the way down. He was over Hanoi, Vietnam, on Oct. 25, 1967.
A Columbus military veteran been charged with carrying a concealed weapon after authorities say he brought a handgun into a church this weekend.
The Mississippi State University Student Association passed a resolution Tuesday slamming the Legislature's recent passage of House Bill 1523 -- the religious freedom bill -- and urged local and state lawmakers to protect residents from discrimination.
Danny Avery is the new executive director for the United Way of Lowndes County.
Scott Colom spoke to the Columbus Rotary Club on Tuesday about his intention to prioritize prosecuting violent crime during his tenure as district attorney for Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Noxubee and Clay counties.
Local law enforcement agents arrested an off-duty McDonald's employee accused of robbing the 817 Highway 12 restaurant at gunpoint last week.
The nation's midsection prepared for another day of foul weather Wednesday after a series of storms brought huge hail and high winds, but not as many tornadoes as had been feared.
On April 27, 2011, a series of tornadoes killed hundreds of people, injured thousands and reduced countless buildings to rubble across a swath of the U.S.
A new Mississippi law might violate a federal judge's order that blocks the state from treating same-sex couples differently from straight couples who want to marry, says an attorney who helped overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.
Portland, Maine, is banning all non-essential travel of city employees to states that enact legislation that discriminates against the gay and transsexual communities.
With five convincing victories in hand, Donald Trump strengthened his grip on the Republican primary race and pushed tantalizingly close to a general election showdown with Hillary Clinton.
Dennis Hastert will step before a federal judge Wednesday to learn his sentence in a hush-money case centered on accusations that the former U.S. House speaker sexually abused at least four students decades ago when he coached wrestling at an Illinois high school.
The French prosecutor's office said that key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was transferred to France Wednesday morning and was to go before investigating judges for eventual charges.
The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was "too aggressive" and made mistakes in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according to testimony provided to The Associated Press.
Eugenia Summer, an artist and former Mississippi University for Women professor who spent nearly four decades inspiring students with her wisdom and work while never losing her peculiar brand of humor and charm, died this weekend.
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