Mississippi could become the third state to sign onto a plan for a nationwide constitutional convention to force the federal government to balance its budget and require states' permission to increase national debt.
Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee.
A Philadelphia woman has been arrested for allegedly exploiting a person under her care.
At a private working lunch for the five most powerful members of the United Nations Security Council, the conversation turned to the question of the next U.N. secretary-general.
Trying to get the rollout of her presidential campaign back on track, Hillary Rodham Clinton says she should have used a government email address while working as the nation's top diplomat.
Relations between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans have hit a new low.
Target Corp. said Tuesday that it is laying off 1,700 workers and eliminating another 1,400 unfilled positions as part of a restructuring aimed at saving $2 billion over the next two years.
Nearly 8 million people could lose up to $24 billion a year in health insurance subsidies in a Supreme Court case threatening President Barack Obama's law, according to a government report released Tuesday.
Quitting your job -- all but unheard of during and after the Great Recession -- is becoming more common again.
The Secret Service is conducting middle-of-the-night drone flights near the White House in secret tests to devise a defense against the unmanned aircraft, The Associated Press has learned.
Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic system.
Hold the cheese. Thieves made off with a refrigerated tractor-trailer filled with $85,000 worth of shredded mozzarella cheese bound for a Hungry Howies Pizza distribution center in central Florida.
Buddy Nabors is proud to display his Vietnam veteran specialty license plate.
Columbus Redevelopment Authority board members are publicly working to avoid perceived conflicts of interest with bringing the Burns Bottom Development project to fruition.
A bill banning texting while driving now awaits Gov. Phil Bryant's signature after lawmakers approved the measure Monday.
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott and two teammates arrived back in Starkville after a fight caught on video in Panama City Beach, Fla., left Prescott with visible wounds to his face and back.
A political blogger who shook up last year's Senate election by photographing U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife is set for trial March 30.
Trial began Monday for a man accused of killing Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian in 2013.
A 17-year-old Connecticut girl who was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state after she and her mother refused treatment is happy her cancer is in remission but still upset she had no choice in the matter.
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