Barack Obama today paid tribute to the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and sought to bring global attention to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons, as he became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.
The U.S. government will release its forecast Friday for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.
A tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance -- staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister.
A jumping spider surveys the terrain from its perch on a flower petal near New Hope on Tuesday.
Television analyst Kyle Peterson knows a thing or two about good baseball.
Starkville Municipal Court Judge Rodney Faver on Wednesday bound Terry Lamont Hill, 42, of West Point, over to the Oktibbeha County grand jury on felony rape, kidnapping and robbery charges.
Lenny's Sub Shop wants to open in the Golden Triangle. Bob Ritter, the chain's vice president of franchise and market development, told The Dispatch this morning that Columbus is on its list of markets it wants to enter.
North Mississippi Medical Center on Wednesday held the grand opening of its new helicopter base at the George M. Bryan Airport in Starkville.
The last time unemployment rates in Lowndes County were this low? 2001.
The Senate has voted to scrap a new catfish inspection program that critics have argued is wasteful and unnecessary.
An agreement signed Wednesday by East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in industry and manufacturing areas to transfer seamlessly to MUW.
USAF Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Poss is departing from Mississippi State University July 1 after successfully leading the multi-year effort to land the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Ten Republican governors want the Federal Communications Commission to give states more autonomy to apply technology that can stop prison inmates from using smuggled cellphones.
One of three companies is preparing to leave the federally run health insurance exchange in Mississippi.
Democrats are renewing their demand for Republican Gov. Phil Bryant to call a special session so lawmakers can change parts of Mississippi's $6.3 billion spending plan before the new budget year begins July 1.
he Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season, the agency's chief told Congress on Wednesday.
The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death.
Tupelo Regional Airport officials will ask for a waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which on Friday ordered the temporary termination of the Essential Air Service program at 30 communities across the country, including Tupelo.
CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks -- a big fat zero.
1. EMCC's radio station breaking new ground COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Bulldogs are No. 6 seed in NCAA tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Highway 182 corridor development meeting set STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Photo: Remembering the fallen STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. 25 students begin summer job program COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY