During the first four months of Mississippi's new welfare drug testing law, 3,656 people have applied for welfare, 38 of them have been tested for drugs and two tested positive.
Three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments next month about Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
For Americans, today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese sneak attack on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
At least 400 people are killed by police officers in the United States every year.
Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes on the street. When police came to arrest him, he resisted. And if he could repeatedly say, "I can't breathe," it means he could breathe.
An American photojournalist and a South African teacher were killed Saturday during a high-risk, U.S.-led raid to free them from al-Qaida-affiliated militants in Yemen.
A dog abandoned in Mississippi has a new home with the vice president's son -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden.
The start of the holiday shopping season shows a simple discount, even a big one, isn't always enough to lure people to buy.
Kenyan officers are killing unarmed terror suspects, shakedown victims and even children.
An SUV involved in the death of a Missouri teenager outside a Somali community center had an anti-Muslim message displayed in the rear window at the time of the crash, Kansas City police confirmed Saturday.
Federal agents who guard the border and screen passengers at airports would be exempt from new racial profiling guidelines that must be observed by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.
House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards.
A woman who said Friday that Bill Cosby had drugged her and sexually assaulted her in 1979 also accused another famous man of attempted sexual assault: sportscaster Marv Albert.
The mini grand marshals for next Saturday's Christmas parade have been announced. Area children competed in an art contest to vie for the spot of Junior Grand Marshal.
"I go all over the state talking about economic development," Gov. Phil Bryant said. "And everywhere I go, people come up to me and say, 'Why is the Golden Triangle getting everything?'
Records keep falling at a fast pace.
West Point City Hall will be getting a much-needed facelift, thanks to a grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Same-sex marriages won't be allowed in Mississippi while the state defends its gay-marriage ban, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
Columbus-based BankTEL Systems, provider of financial accounting and cash management software, received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting in the service sector.
More than 100 years of Rienzi history and an entire downtown block went up in flames Wednesday morning in the edge of southern Alcorn County.
2. Five MSU students arrested for auto burglaries at Helix STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Starkville Utilities employee arrested for embezzlement STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. St. John-Waters show on MPB tonight features MSU, Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. New Hope student's wrongful arrest lawsuit moves forward COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY