The Palestinians don't want to see U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's troubled Mideast peace mission fail, but will no longer feel bound by his ground rules if Israel fails to live up to its commitments, the chief Palestinian negotiator said Friday.
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.
Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama's health care law, but that doesn't guarantee success for the country's newest social program.
The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession.
A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a "pulse signal" Saturday in southern Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane's data recorders, as Malaysia vowed not to give up the search for the aircraft.
Starkville School District officials reacted with grief Saturday upon learning of the death of Keyone Docher, accompanist for the SHS Singers.
The mother of 18-year-old Zacharias Blanchard, one of five victims in Sunday's Club Rock shooting, gave a simple plea to the public Thursday: Help investigators find the person or persons responsible for her son's injury.
Warren County prosecutors say a Bolton woman faces up to 76 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday on methamphetamine charges.
The state House says it's OK, so Mississippi drivers can text away. House members killed a texting-while-driving ban Wednesday night on a voice vote in the closing minutes of the 2014 Legislature.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Thursday that supporters say will assure unfettered practice of religion without government interference but that opponents worry could lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Mississippi State University named Tim A. Potts, a law enforcement agent with a 23-year career, as the university's next police chief. His appointment is pending approval by the State College Board. Potts is expected to begin serving MSU May 15.
Roughly 600 pounds of crawfish and 200 pounds of shrimp were sold at the Pilgrimage kick-off party Monday and Nancy Carpenter, the executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau, called the event a success.
The site of a defunct plant in Columbus is part of a $5.15 billion dollar settlement from the company that acquired Kerr-McGee. Of that, $67 million for prospective environmental work will go to the environmental trust created to clean up the 14th Avenue North site.
Jimmy Fallon's fast start replacing Jay Leno on the "Tonight" show the past two months had a secondary effect: David Letterman suddenly seemed old.
A wildly popular Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the reputation of famed Southern celebrity cook Paula Deen in shambles has reportedly closed.
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to release parts of a hotly contested, secret report that harshly criticizes CIA terror interrogations after 9/11, and the White House said it would instruct intelligence officials to cooperate fully.
Unstable mental health may be the "fundamental, underlying cause" of a soldier's shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left four people dead, though an argument with another service member likely preceded the attack, according to investigators.
Renee Powell Westbrook had just returned home from her job at the state Department of Human Services when she heard the news from a friend: There had been a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, where her husband, Sgt. Jonathan Westbrook was stationed between tours in Afghanistan.
A judge has dismissed murder charges against a Columbus resident who was charged with depraved heart murder after the 2006 stillborn death of her child. Lowndes County Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens issued his ruling Wednesday in the case against 24-year-old Rennie Gibbs.
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