Apple chief executive Tim Cook is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states.
The federal government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or large-scale natural catastrophe.
Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver's side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.
Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday.
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city today, police said.
Officials say a 42-year-old Purvis woman has been arrested for providing alcohol to minors.
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional.
Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013.
Columbus' Christmas-music caravan stops Sunday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus for a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols.
Members of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau convened for the last time this year Monday in a decidedly festive setting.
The newest member of the Columbus Municipal School District board is resigning his post.
Sales tax revenue from October was up throughout the Golden Triangle.
As it stands, a plaque will be placed on Starkville's new City Hall next year that will honor four aldermen who were not in office when its plans were developed and three others who fought against its construction.
The Golden Triangle is getting a farm-to-table bakery.
A Mississippi man has been cited for allegedly drowning a deer in the Mississippi River in Concordia Parish.
Gulfport police say a Salvation Army bell ringer who reported a man ran off with her kettle of cash just as she was finishing her shift has been arrested for lying about the incident.
Just days before he shot to death a 17-year-old German exchange student, Markus Kaarma told hair stylists he had been waiting up to shoot some kids who were burglarizing homes.
Cubans cheered the surprise announcement that their country will restore relations with the United States.
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