The United States' 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-watched soccer game ever in the U.S., an emphatic confirmation of the sport's rising popularity in a country slower to embrace it than the rest of the world.
Faulty air bags -- which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide -- are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.
The secret U.S. government memo outlining the justification for the use of drones to kill American terror suspects abroad was released by court order Monday, yielding the most detailed, inside look yet at the legal underpinnings of the Obama administration's program of "targeted killings."
Warning of the "existential threat" posed by Sunni militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. is prepared to take military action even if Baghdad delays political reforms, noting that the risks of letting the insurgency run rampant threaten dangers beyond Iraq's borders.
Officials with East Mississippi Community College and the Golden Triangle Development LINK are expected to approach supervisors in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha County next month in hopes of securing 20-year funding commitments for a new workforce training facility it calls "Communiversity."
A local farm is gaining momentum in its efforts to change state laws.
Starkville officers arrested a 28-year-old West Point resident Thursday after he allegedly broke into an Old West Point Road home and robbed its owner by gunpoint last week.
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is telling supporters he will continue to ensure Mississippi's voice is heard in Washington if he's elected to a seventh term, while his Republican primary challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, says Cochran has been in office too long and it's time for a more conservative advocate on Capitol Hill.
The Mississippi University for Women will expand its waivers of out-of-state tuition charges.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Baghdad today to meet with Iraq's leaders and personally urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes for lasting peace.
Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors. The American Bar Association says it's ethical for lawyers to scour online for publicly available musings of citizens called for jury service -- and even jurors in deliberations.
Alcorn County investigators said they have captured two inmates who escaped from the county jail on Sunday.
Forty-four Mississippi school districts -- the largest number in the Southeast -- remain embroiled in lawsuits seeking to end decades of federal oversight.
J5 Broaddus acted as the city's project manager for debris cleanup following the April 28 tornado and then, a month later, bid out the job.
With the United States securing a win in the group stage of the World Cup on Monday night, the nation is turning its attention to the games in Rio de Janerio.
The Commercial Dispatch staff took home 14 awards Saturday in the editorial division of the 2013 Mississippi Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
The city of Columbus has asked a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit a local pastor filed after being arrested while taking part in a pro-life rally three years ago.
1. Councilman Turner sues mayor, city COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Ex-SA coach pleads guilty to child luring STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Brooks lashes out at CVB; Juneteenth gets funds COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Motorcyclist dies Tuesday in Hwy 82 crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY