House members are having second thoughts about bills that would allow governments and hospitals to seize state income tax refunds to pay debts.
Outnumbered by Republicans, Democratic lawmakers are jockeying to get their views heard as Congress moves ahead on revising the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law.
The horrific fate of a captured Jordanian pilot, burned to death by the Islamic State group, unleashed a wave of grief and rage on Wednesday across the Middle East.
Hometown friends and fans of "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee are struggling to reconcile a publisher's sensational announcement -- that her decades-old manuscript for a sequel had been rediscovered and will be released.
The trial is set to begin next week for the man accused in the fatal shootings of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
The United Nations says the Islamic State group is systematically killing, torturing and raping children.
Lawyers for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say they have new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia "directly and knowingly" helped the hijackers.
Columbus police have arrested a local man on suspicion of statutory rape.
The field of applicants seeking two Columbus Municipal School District board slots continues to get more crowded.
There have been 15 reported sightings of unidentified flying objects in the Golden Triangle over the last 40 years, according to the National UFO Reporting Center.
Two Mississippi Senate bills seeking to more specifically define what constitutes a public meeting have both died in committee, according to the legislature's website.
Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann will conclude his almost 33-year career with the city by retiring Feb. 22, he announced Tuesday.
Change is coming for public school students in Oktibbeha County.
Jordan executed two al-Qaida prisoners before dawn today, just hours after an online video purported to show Islamic State group militants burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death in a cage.
As Kurdish fighters gathered around a fire in this damp, frigid mountain town in northwestern Iraq, exhausted from battling the Islamic State group, a surprising recruit wearing a tactical vest with the words "Christ is Lord" scribbled on it joined them.
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