After resistance from district superintendents, the Mississippi Board of Education is likely to again rework its rating system for high schools and districts.
An Iowa woman jokingly calls it "Satan's handiwork." A California mom says she's broken down in tears. A Pennsylvania parent says it "makes my blood boil."
General Motors recalled an additional 2.7 million vehicles Thursday as a deep dive into safety issues at the nation's biggest automaker turned up more problems with some of the cars it built over the past decade.
Labor organizers turned up the pressure on McDonald's and other fast-food chains to raise worker pay on Thursday, with plans to stage actions in more than 30 countries.
A Republican House chairman on Thursday issued a new subpoena for Secretary of State John Kerry to testify about the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, in an escalating fight with the Obama administration over its cooperation with Congress.
A geyser of oil sprayed onto buildings and puddled in knee-high pools of crude in Los Angeles streets after a valve on a high-pressure pipeline failed Thursday.
The menu includes pork or chicken dumplings, fried rice or chicken congee soup with jasmine rice and ginger. It's an enviable repast that diners take in bed -- hospital beds.
Patience is wearing thin in Congress as lawmakers confront allegations of treatment delays and falsified patient-appointment reports at health centers run by the Veterans Affairs Department.
A brief car chase ended in front of the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department after a suspect stopped his vehicle in the department's parking lot.
Tornado debris pickup began outside of the Columbus city limits this morning after Lowndes County hired two companies for the job.
The Columbus Municipal School Board held two specially called meetings Wednesday to address the districts' proposed schedule of 2014-2015 employee salaries.
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins sternly warned Golden Triangle elected officials to stop pressuring companies for personal favors in job hires Monday.
Buffalo Wild Wings will open Monday. Jeff Ousley, director of operations for the restaurant, said this morning that the Columbus location's doors will open at 11 a.m.
Mississippians will not vote on a new ballot initiative that would declare life begins at conception.
Amy Miner says her late husband's fight did not end when he left the war. As with many veterans, Kryn Miner's battle against the emotional scars of a long military career was just beginning when he returned home.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer says the convicted murder is soon to be both father and husband.
An Ohio appeals court has upheld a judge's order that a deadbeat father can't have more kids until he pays his back child support.
Progress toward integrated classrooms has largely been rolled back since the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Topeka Board of Education decision 60 years ago, according to a report released today by the Civil Rights Project at UCLA.
Chemical company Kemira is investing $13.9 million in an expansion of its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen, creating six new jobs.
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