House Republicans debated Friday how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected executive action on immigration.
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president's health care law.
From Boston to Los Angeles, police departments are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the United States.
As the temperature begins to drop, locals without heat are in need of blankets to keep warm.
Construction of the infrastructure that will serve the Yokohama Tire plant in West Point is either done or will be done by the end of the year.
At least two buildings were destroyed but no people or animals were killed or seriously injured as a large fire burned Thursday evening at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.
The Obama administration is considering a plan that would shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services officials are working through a process that will improve Bell Schoolhouse Volunteer Fire Department's coverage area to a Class 8 rating.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term "tar babies" to describe President Barack Obama's policies, but says "neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend."
Mississippi's Roger Wicker has been chosen as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.
In a recording released days after he was reported to be wounded in an airstrike, the leader of the Islamic State group said the U.S.-led coalition's campaign had failed and it would eventually have to send ground troops into battle.
Militant leaders from the Islamic State group and al-Qaida gathered at a farm house in northern Syria last week and agreed on a plan to stop fighting each other.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits.
The man accused of opening fire on a Pennsylvania State Police barracks admitted killing a trooper because he was dissatisfied with government and wanted to "wake people up," according to court documents.
New York City prosecutors have charged "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro with three misdemeanor counts of drunken-driving.
Angus Young of AC/DC says his band mates have not been in touch with Phil Rudd since he was charged with threatening to kill and possessing methamphetamine and marijuana last week.
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