The world oil market has set up quite nicely for OPEC.
After two overwhelming votes in two days, members of Congress say they are confident they can agree on a bill to improve veterans' health care and send it to the president's desk by the end of the month.
Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
A 10-year-old Northern California boy is celebrating a milestone most people don't reach until they are in their late teens.
Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday at his family's seaside retreat in Maine, where he has spent his summers since he was a boy.
In Facebook posts written before he vanished from his military base in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl spoke of his frustration with the world and his desire to change the status quo.
Once fearing he would be viewed as "a loser for life" if he failed to win the presidency, Mitt Romney is trying to re-emerge as a force in Republican politics.
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.
Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge believes being a law enforcement officer is more dangerous than ever before.
Mississippi Senate Pro Tempore Terry Brown said he's on the road to recovery after a weekend stay in the hospital.
The Columbus City Council named Tony Carleton the new chief Tuesday with a 5-0 vote. Ward 2 Councilman Joseph Mickens was not at the meeting.
Bond money issued for road and drainage improvements in Columbus will be split evenly among its six wards. City councilmen chose that option over a citywide approach to infrastructure improvements during a special call meeting Tuesday.
Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens on Tuesday slightly amended a temporary injunction against Club Rock and its owner, Larry Fair, but the facility's nightclub operations are prohibited until chancery court holds a nuisance abatement hearing for the establishment.
How do you have a conversation about prescription drugs that provide critical pain relief to millions of Americans yet also cause more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined?
In perhaps his most aggressive comments yet as he fights for a seventh term, U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran declared Tuesday that it would be "dangerous" for Mississippi to elect challenger Chris McDaniel. McDaniel, in turn, accused Cochran of spending "recklessly."
The city's street department will have to wait a bit longer for a new backhoe.
A wildfire that disrupted an Oregon couple's wedding also gave them the photograph of a lifetime.
Dr. Brian Anderson will become the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Mississippi University for Women.
Insurers want to change President Barack Obama's health care law to provide financial assistance for people buying bare-bones coverage. That would entice the healthy and the young, the industry says, holding down premiums.
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