With a malevolent laugh, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists tells the world that more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have all been converted to Islam and married off, dashing hopes for their freedom.
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon.
Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.
A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.
A retired U.S. Marine who fought in Afghanistan returned home to Florida on Saturday after spending eight months in a Mexican jail for crossing the border with loaded guns.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her.
Fiery failures are no stranger to the space game.
Mississippi officials say they haven't gotten any money from faltering biofuel firm KiOR and don't expect any on Friday, the deadline for KiOR to make a $1.9 million debt payment.
A yearly Thanksgiving luncheon for senior citizens in Columbus will not happen this year.
A Columbus man was arrested earlier this week after officers found a machete in his pants.
As children prepare to go trick or treating tonight, local law enforcement is offering tips to make Halloween a safe and fun holiday.
Both owners and diners alike could see changes to next year's Starkville Restaurant Week.
The deadline for absentee voting in next week's general election is Saturday at noon.
The HOME Investment Partnership Program has a little more than $4 million in its upcoming funding cycle, and Columbus councilmen have begun working to find consensus on what residences will be on the city's application.
They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect Eric Frein wouldn't take a potshot at them from some unseen, distant perch.
Applicants from Democratic-held districts won 48 percent of the so-called TIGER grants for road, bridge and rapid transit projects, rail line repairs and port upgrades.
U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.
That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.
In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.
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