Conservatives circulated draft legislation Monday aimed at blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration from taking effect, as Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson prepared to offer GOP critics a full-throated defense of the new policies.
President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment that were used to dispel racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
About one-quarter of charities registered in Mississippi are spending more than the recommended amount of money on fundraising and management.
State agencies spent more than $1.3 million for meals during business meetings during the last fiscal year, a Mississippi public interest group reports.
It was an unlikely alliance that authorities said involved a group of pacifist Mexican Mennonites accused of growing tons of marijuana and working with a notoriously vicious Mexican cartel to ship it across the U.S. border.
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.
Bill Cosby stepped down as a trustee of his beloved Temple University following renewed accusations that he had drugged and sexually assaulted a string of women over many years.
Lame-duck lawmakers returned to Washington on Monday for a two-week session in which they hope to prevent a government shutdown and renew tax breaks for individuals and businesses.
From the violent lyrics of rap music to the crude comments of teenagers in video-game chat rooms, the Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.
The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.
Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.
New restrictions are being placed on fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coast to protect the prized bluefin tuna species from being overfished.
Last Wednesday, Maroon & Co. opened in Starkville.
District 4 runs the gamut of every socioeconomic class and many of the residences Jeff Smith represents have varying needs, regardless of income or background.
The Columbus Municipal School District is partnering with the Columbus Police Department to bring toys to local children this Christmas.
Friday will be a red letter day for wassail connoisseurs in Columbus.
Next November, voters will decide whether to amend the Mississippi Constitution to require the state to pay for "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools."
The Mississippi Capitol is undergoing an $8.3 million restoration designed to help keep it in good working condition for generations to come.
2. Jailers disciplined in wake of inmate escape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Fire badly damages east Columbus home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. West Point man arrested for firing shots outside Falcon Field during game COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville weighing e-cigarette ban STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY