The Columbus city council breezed through its agenda Tuesday in a meeting marked by little discussion and unanimous votes on all proposals brought before it.
Mississippi should change its academic goals even if the public schools superintendent wants to stick with the Common Core standards that have been put in place over the past several years, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday.
It's offseason for Jimmy Deaton, but that doesn't mean he's not abuzz with activity.
A lawsuit by a woman who claims Bill Cosby molested her when she was 15 years old has moved allegations of sexual misconduct against the comedian from the court of public opinion into the courthouse.
Japan's Takata Corp. refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags.
When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
A global fight against Islamic State militants will likely take years to fully succeed, but nations are prepared to engage "for as long as it takes" to defeat the bloody insurgency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.
Twitter is trying to make it easier for victims and witnesses of online harassment to report it.
More than 1,000 people dressed as angels, wise men and religious royalty gathered at a park in Provo, Utah, and set a new Guinness record for the largest live nativity scene.
Lebanese authorities detained a woman and young boy believed to be the wife and son of the reclusive Islamic State group leader.
Some cybersecurity experts say it is unlikely North Korea was behind the cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures' computers and possibly leaked unreleased movies online.
The GOP's most ambitious leaders have begun to clash with each other over the nation's role in global affairs.
The Republican-led House may vote this week to undo President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision.
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Monday's Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting was a matter of give and take.
The lieutenant governor wants Mississippi to stop using the Common Core State Standards to guide its public school curriculum and instead create its own higher standards.
For the second time this year, Oktibbeha County supervisors appear willing to penalize construction companies whose heavy vehicles continue to damage public roadways.
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