The searing political conflict over abortion flared anew Wednesday as three Republican-led congressional committees said they will investigate whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday likened controversy over the court's decision to allow gay marriage to public reaction over the 1989 ruling that said burning an American flag was protected free speech.
Colorado is known for pushing boundaries on marijuana, but a recent decision from the state health officials rejecting pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder shows the issue is far from settled.
Phony applicants that investigators signed up last year under President Barack Obama's health care law got automatically re-enrolled for 2015.
The nation's main education law, long overdue for an overhaul, is headed for a major revision in the Senate.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled new documents Wednesday setting his personal fortune at more than $10 billion and his annual income at more than $362 million.
Part pitchman, part physics teacher, President Barack Obama is taking on the job of selling the Iran-nuclear deal with the gusto of a salesman who won't take no for an answer.
Of the 18 candidates for Lowndes County positions asked to speak at a political forum Monday night, seven came to address constituents.
The Columbus School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday had some pointed, feisty interactions during an hour-long debate over lawn service.
A recording of Lowndes County District 4 Supervisor Leroy Brooks threatening to end the political career of his Lowndes County District 5 supervisor opponent, Ward 4 Columbus Councilman Marty Tuner, was distributed anonymously to local media Tuesday.
Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important milestones in Mississippi State University history, when Dr. Richard E. Holmes became the first African American student to enroll at the university.
An Oktibbeha County man is facing up to a decade behind bars after authorities say he had sex with a horse.
Jeff Smith, who represents House District 39 in the Legislature, spoke to the Columbus Rotary Club on Tuesday about the legislature's budget following the 2015 session.
Superintendent Dr. Philip Hickman on Tuesday presented the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees approximately $1 million in proposed amendments to the 2014-2015 budget and all but one was approved.
Some residents of a small Mississippi town say they're still looking for answers a week after a black man died following a physical encounter with a white police officer.
Starkville police arrested a 38-year-old man Tuesday after responding to a report of a heavily damaged apartment.
Five candidates for Oktibbeha County justice court judge appeared at the 2015 Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judicial Candidate Forum on Tuesday.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway isn't giving up full use of the county education building without a fight.
The NAACP is calling on Mississippi legislators to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, days after South Carolina removed a stand-alone Confederate banner from its Capitol grounds.
Mississippi University for Women has named a faculty member and alumna as chair of the Associate of Science in Nursing program.
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