Two weeks after his own Democratic Party handed him an embarrassing defeat on trade, President Barack Obama maneuvered his way back to victory, salvaging a key piece of his second-term legacy with the extraordinary help of the very Republican leaders he once accused of obstruction.
A maximum-security prison guard who delivered frozen meat with tools hidden inside to two inmates before they escaped will be arraigned on charges of promoting prison contraband and other offenses.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev broke his silence on the death and devastation he caused two years ago with words that were not a political tirade or a justification.
A stronger economy, rising consumer confidence and cheap gasoline will likely have Americans traveling in big numbers this Independence Day.
A Columbus man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in shootings that occurred June 10 near Fifth Street South and 15th Avenue South.
Benny Dora operates a massive machine with a 60-inch magnet picking up scrap steel as the heat beats down Tuesday afternoon.
Officials say Golden Triangle residents should avoid strenuous outdoor activities today and Thursday as the heat index could reach 105 degrees.
Lawyers from the Mississippi Innocence Project asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to reexamine the case of Eddie Lee Howard Jr., a Columbus man put on death row in 1992.
Mississippi voters, not lawmakers, should decide whether to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday.
Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, manufacturers that produce the divisive symbol say that sales are now surging.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for removing the Confederate battle flag that flies in front of her state's Capitol. But she hasn't said the Confederate veterans' monument alongside the flag should go.
The learning standards were new. The textbooks were not.
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania says no charges will be filed against the man who entered three Gulfport businesses with a shotgun, sending patrons fleeing and tying up massive police resources.
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