Not wasting any time, new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama are setting course for showdowns over health care, a big oil pipeline, immigration policy and financing of the agency that tries to protect the U.S. from terrorists.
A Greenwood doctor who was the alleged instigator of a failed plot to kill a local attorney has been committed to state hospital to undergo treatment for mental illness.
Whether individuals listen or not, the dietary guidelines affect nutritional patterns throughout the country.
The FBI director revealed new details Wednesday about the stunning cyberattack against Sony Pictures.
Bill Cosby said he had a "wonderful time" and got a standing ovation from polite Canadian fans at his first show following a string of cancellations.
Declaring an American economic resurgence, President Barack Obama opened a three-state swing Wednesday aimed at claiming credit for recent growth and blunting the momentum of the new Republican congressional leadership.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman slammed aldermen Wednesday for removing LGBT-friendly policies without public debate and began the process vetoing the board's action.
Five Starkville aldermen on Tuesday repealed the city's equality resolution and ended its plus-one insurance option available to workers' same-sex partners.
The Japan-based tire maker announced Tuesday that it is looking to hire approximately 400 people.
Columbus councilmen voted Tuesday during a lengthy executive session to suspend two members of the city's police force without pay for violation of police department policy.
The city of Columbus has collected almost 100 trees for its Christmas tree bonfire planned for Thursday evening, Mayor Robert Smith said on Tuesday.
Gov. Phil Bryant reiterated Tuesday that Mississippi should stop using the Common Core academic standards, but just what legislative leaders plan remains unclear.
The company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization last year, with plans for controlling shareholder and financier Vinod Khosla to buy what's left of the company.
Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper today, killing 12 people before escaping.
Looking to connect with the conservative base of his Republican Party, Sen. Marco Rubio says he is sympathetic to Americans who "feel as if we are being taken advantage of" by immigrants in the United States illegally.
The NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund, citing "grave legal concerns," is asking a Missouri judge to convene a new grand jury to consider charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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