A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill in the House.
The prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were of police in riot gear, handcuffed protesters, tear gas and mass arrests.
States would continue to receive highway and transit aid for another two months under a bill the House passed Tuesday.
During two days of campaigning this week in Iowa, Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't make a formal speech.
A 24-year-old Lexington man was charged with disorderly conduct Friday after he allegedly stripped naked and charged at oncoming traffic on Blackjack Road.
The Columbus City Council will consider filling Historic Preservation Commission vacancies during its regular meeting at 5 p.m. today in the Municipal Complex.
A teacher and coach who led the New Hope High School softball program to numerous state titles and molded the lives of hundreds of girls has died. Cary Shepherd was 71.
President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday.
Supervisors agreed Monday to invite Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter and Associates, back to the Oktibbeha County board table for discussions on developing and implementing subdivision rules.
Shank Phelps, who serves as an elected constable and sheriff's deputy, can add another job to his ever-growing resume: emergency management director.
United Blood Services and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will host a blood drive at the hospital's Outpatient Pavilion in the Conference Room from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
A Florida advocate of legalizing marijuana says a threat prompted him to withdraw his offer to pay supporters of Mississippi's petition drive to gather signatures on petitions for a statewide election.
The Islamic State group's capture of Ramadi, a key provincial capital in western Iraq, calls into question the Obama administration's strategy in Iraq.
The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides.
A public viewing for blues legend B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas before his body is sent to Mississippi, where plans are being made for services in his hometown next week, King's business manager said Monday.
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