Bill Lewis was under more pressure than most new hires when he began a job in information technology last year in Monroe, Connecticut. Jobless for a year, he had eight weeks to persuade his employer to keep him and pay his salary.
The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot.
Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past.
Troubled by delays in handling veterans claims, a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday urged a wide-scale, independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications.
Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a congressional investigation has found.
The Caledonia board of alderman were addressed Tuesday by Lowndes County School District officials, who wanted to convince the town to buy into the proposed $44 million bond issue being voted on Tuesday.
A group hoping to bring a charter school to Columbus is not submitting an application to the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board this year.
The president of the Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information is crying foul after he says Columbus officials endorsed an action without public discussion or a public vote.
East Mississippi Community College has found its next president.
Jamie Mitchell admits it was going to take a special opportunity to make him leave his post at Starkville High School's football coach.
Gov. Phil Bryant appointed John W. Starr, the owner of Golden Triangle Periodontal Center and a Mississippi State University graduate, to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees Tuesday.
The Starkville Police Department charged a local resident with auto burglary Tuesday.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he would have no problem testifying in a trial of former allies who face criminal charges for their alleged roles in politically-motivated traffic jams that caused long delays in 2013 over the George Washington Bridge connecting his state to New York.
About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors.
Columbus Lowndes Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's are inviting women to volunteer on Thursday as part of National Women Build Week.
Mississippi will get $2.4 million to subsidize summer programs for struggling readers and improve teachers' reading instruction methods.
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