Mississippi, which does not allow same-sex marriages, should find a way to grant a divorce to a DeSoto County woman who married another woman in California in 2008.
Mississippi has not reached its full potential, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during his State of the State address.
With thousands of anti-abortion protesters in town, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please them. But it's not the bill an embarrassed GOP was hoping for.
Lacking strong clout and diplomatic reach in the Middle East, Japan scrambled today for ways to secure the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State group.
The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
A police video of officers confronting and then fatally shooting a black man in southern New Jersey has raised questions and stirred anger over another death at the hands of police.
Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Starkville's statement of equality and its plus-one insurance offering will remain off the books after aldermen overrode Mayor Parker Wiseman's vetoes 5-2 Tuesday.
A fourth applicant is now seeking appointment to the Columbus Municipal School Board.
John Dickerson, a Columbus native who instilled character in an untold number of young people and who also played a quiet, but important, role in integration during a historic career as an educator and coach, died Monday.
A Lowndes County man is in custody for murder in the Monday morning shooting death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
There are no injuries after an Artesia home was severely damaged by a house fire Tuesday morning.
The man who has led East Mississippi Community College forward in the 21st century has announced his retirement.
he Republican-controlled Senate education panel is beginning its revision of the landmark No Child Left Behind education law.
1. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. P&Z commission OK lot divisions for industrial park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY