The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board voted today to reject a proposal that would have brought a charter school to Columbus next year.
The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.
Mississippi on Tuesday will use its new voter ID law for the first time, culminating a long political fight in a state with a troubled past of voting-rights suppression.
Strange, unsavory twists in Mississippi's Senate Republican race are grabbing the most attention of Tuesday's primary elections in eight states.
The trial of James D. Willie, accused of fatally shooting of a Nebraska man along a North Mississippi highway in 2012, is scheduled to begin Monday in Panola County Circuit Court in Sardis.
Al-Qaida has decentralized, yet it's unclear whether the terrorist network is weaker and less likely to launch a Sept. 11-style attack against the United States, as President Barack Obama says, or remains potent despite the deaths of several leaders.
Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.
Details of a refashioned bill to address the problems plaguing the federally run veterans' health care system were released Sunday by its sponsor, the chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.
The suspect of a Saturday morning shooting has turned himself into authorities.
The Lowndes County Circuit Clerk's office has trained 180 poll workers to staff the county's 22 voting precincts for Tuesday's primary election.
For more than a year a mysterious face has been appearing on spaces in the heart of downtown Columbus.
Before April 28, two suppliers of storm shelters reported an average of four to 10 orders for them a month in 2014. Each of them say since then, they've sold more than 100 and that it could be several months before they catch up with installing them.
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is in the fight of his political life in a brutal, too-personal Republican primary that has drawn his bedridden wife into the melee and resulted in criminal charges against some of his opponent's supporters.
A proposed $16.5 million project could make Starkville's Kroger location the company's third-largest store in the state.
A medical company sales representative was charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years.
A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.
A cross-country fight had to make an unscheduled landing when a service dog pooped twice in the aisle, sickening passengers with the odor.
Gene Taylor has run for Congress 13 times before now, but never before as a Republican.
This was not in the Barack Obama playbook.
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