For women, the only cancer more common than breast cancer is skin cancer.
A day most Mississippi State fans thought they would never see has arrived.
Advocates who want to extend Medicaid to hundreds of thousands more Mississippi residents know they face long odds at the state Capitol, where opponents of expansion are in control.
Health officials are intensifying the monitoring of hospital workers who provided care to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. after one of them was infected with the virus despite wearing protective gear.
Having health insurance is no panacea for high medical costs.
Some facts of the case aren't in dispute: A teacher's aide asked a 14-year-old girl to go into a middle school bathroom as bait so a 16-year-old eight-grader with a history of sexual harassment could be caught trying to have sex with her and disciplined.
From her desk in Orange Grove, Ellen Leach helped identify a skull found in a bucket of cement at a Missouri truck stop.
A mechanical problem caused a Jeep towing a wagon full of passengers to careen down a steep hill and slam into a tree during a Halloween-themed hayride in the woods, killing a teenager and injuring more than 20 other people, authorities said.
For the past month, ambush suspect Eric Frein has capitalized on relatively mild temperatures, dense tree cover and his own survival skills to successfully elude a manhunt in the woods of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains.
The young Yazidi girl rocked apprehensively as she described the ordeal that took her from her family, snatched from her home by militants in Iraq, then sold as a slave in Syria before finally escaping to Turkey.
Domestic violence victims are now eligible for a 60-day waiver for utility deposits.
Just over a month after a bond intended to fund a capital improvement plan for the district failed to pass, The Lowndes County School Board on Friday voted to move forward with some items in that plan.
Today, when the Associated Press releases its weekly poll, one will be a number Mississippi State and its emotionally exhausted fans will cherish.
A work session on Columbus' redistricting plan has been tentatively set for Oct. 21 at the Municipal Complex.
If you own one of the 638 homes or 44 businesses recently annexed into the city of Columbus, you'll be paying more property taxes, but some of that cost will be offset by lower insurance rates due to improved fire protection.
For a company that booked $12 million in annual sales importing snacks like chile- and lime-flavored chips from Mexico, Baja Distributors Inc.'s offices were oddly quiet.
They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavors used to rev up the taste of processed foods remain a mystery to most Americans.
Starkville Board of Aldermen meetings could run late into their respective nights if two aldermen continue to block consent agenda items as they did Tuesday.
Some union supporters say they hope the United Auto Workers will charter a formal local union at Nissan Motor Co.'s plant, but it remains unclear whether the union will do so.
Nissan is recalling more than 238,000 Altima midsize cars worldwide because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.
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