Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension.
A two-alarm fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum was believed to have started in a barn, but fire investigators were sifting through the charred debris to determine the exact cause, fire officials said Friday.
Three companies are now selling health insurance in Mississippi through a federal website created under the health overhaul that President Barack Obama signed into law.
The leader of the Islamic State group has ordered the terror organization to start minting gold, silver and copper coins for its own currency -- the Islamic dinar.
Bill Cosby's upcoming appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in past decades.
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.
1. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Princess owner plans to reopen theater COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. GTECHS students find success in unconventional setting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY