In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ the harsh tactics against an al-Qaida facilitator the agency suspected was linked to a plot to disrupt the upcoming presidential election.
The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain.
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and senior Pentagon leaders have been briefed, including Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, officials said Friday.
Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.
President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader.
The junior class at West Lowndes High School did what it could to help the less fortunate this holiday season.
The monthly meeting was a matter of meters.
United States Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James spent Wednesday and Thursday with the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base.
Mississippi's College Board gave final approval Thursday to plans for the state's eight public universities to raise tuition by an average of 3.2 percent this fall.
A north Mississippi resident has been arrested after authorities say she created a fundraising scam by pretending to be related to a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death earlier this month.
Latin America is welcoming the renewal of ties between Cuba and the United States.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday the lengthy U.S. economic embargo against Cuba "just hasn't worked."
The movie, "The Interview," pushed all of North Korea's buttons.
That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is helping raise campaign cash for Mississippi's Republican lieutenant governor, Tate Reeves, who's seeking a second term in 2015.
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.
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