Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.
County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of protesters as the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot by a city police officer overwhelmingly avoided violence Thursday after nearly a week of unrest and mounting public tension.
Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.
It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.
A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran or order a new election.
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday.
More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.
State highway workers have blocked off a big sinkhole that developed this week on U.S. 61 near Natchez Regional Medical Center.
President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the Islamic State militants.
Lost Pizza Company is coming to Columbus.
Authorities say a Lowndes County woman discovered dead inside of her home following a Monday morning fire was murdered.
Rescue teams this morning recovered the body of a Tronox contract employee believed to have drowned while operating a dredger in a pond behind the plant.
Six men dragged metal fencing and gates through the coarse sand at Eagle Ranch in West Point on Tuesday afternoon. They linked up the gates, and piece by piece pens began to emerge that will contain tense cowboys and eager beasts Friday and Saturday night. They mounted a sign that read "Welcome Rodeo Fans." The men moved efficiently -- they've done this before.
Earlier this week, trucks began arriving at the old Sara Lee plant to haul rubble away.
Ravi Perry and Paris Prince went to Oktibbeha County's courthouse Wednesday and filed their marriage license with the government, a mundane task couples complete on a routine basis.
Approximately 400 college students -- from seniors to freshmen -- will move to Columbus on Saturday during student move-in day at Mississippi University for Women.
Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.
An Israeli military tactic that allows overwhelming fire to stop the capture of soldiers -- even at the risk of killing them -- is facing criticism after its use in the Gaza war killed some 100 Palestinians.
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