This city once known as Saigon was blanketed in red banners on Thursday that read "Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam," 40 years after northern forces seized control of the country and America walked away from a divisive and bloody war that remains a painful sore.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it's acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
One man ran naked through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he was the mythical god Thor. Another ran nude down a busy city street in broad daylight, convinced a pack of German shepherds was pursuing him.
Mississippi will need strong bipartisan leadership if officials want to increase the gasoline tax to pay for highways, bridges and other transportation needs, the policy director of a national group called Transportation for America told state business leaders Thursday.
Mississippi Gov. Bryant says he will act quickly to choose a new state College Board member after he moved one of his own recently confirmed board nominees into a different job.
A final pair of sentencings Thursday was supposed to wrap up the long-running federal prosecution into a group of young white men and women whose repeated assaults on African-Americans in Mississippi's capital city ended in the 2011 death of an autoworker.
To fight infections, hospital workers can hit the hand sanitizer a hundred times or more a day.
The most-used medicines in Medicare's prescription drug program are generics, but the program spends the most on brand-name drugs.
The top Baltimore city police officer suspended following Freddie Gray's death was hospitalized in April 2012 following concerns about his mental health, according to records from a sheriff's department and court obtained by The Associated Press.
German authorities foiled what they believe may have been an imminent Boston Marathon-style attack on a professional cycling race planned for today.
In May, a 5-year-old Columbus business will move downtown.
Petter Nordli just moved to America and he brought his family's business with him.
The 20th Market Street Festival will be held in downtown Columbus on Friday and Saturday.
Columbus police, as of press time today, were seeking a suspect in a shooting that occurred Wednesday near a convenience store.
Mississippi's Community College Board is likely to restart its search for an executive director after the candidate favored by half the 10-member board withdrew following a five-month stalemate over hiring her.
A massive search by local law enforcement and other volunteer agencies concluded Wednesday when Lena Mae Harrell was found in good health.
Congressional Republicans are divided over how to respond to an approaching Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law, even as growing numbers concede that their long-sought goal of repealing the statute will have to wait.
A huge, quirky collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia is about to be auctioned off piece-by-piece.
1. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. P&Z commission OK lot divisions for industrial park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY