Time is of the essence for Oktibbeha County school administrators to come up with local funding to build a demonstration school.
Same-sex marriage spread farther across Alabama on Tuesday as more courthouses issued licenses to gays and lesbians, yet some counties still defied a federal judge's order, so couples took their fight back to court.
Mississippi lawmakers are pushing bills that would require insurance companies to offer coverage for autism screening, diagnosis and treatment on health plans sold in the state.
The U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria has failed to slow the pace of foreign fighters flocking to join the Islamic State and other extremist groups.
A Clay County highway will soon bear a new name in honor of a Mississippi legislator.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is proposing to phase in $382 million in tax cuts over 10 years.
Mississippi voters may not get a chance to vote on a constitutional amendment in November requiring a balanced state budget.
The Republican-controlled Congress is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it.
When it comes to school fundraisers, bake sale tables loaded with sugary goodies are out.
During six years behind bars at Guantanamo Bay, Abdul Rauf insisted he was a lowly Taliban foot soldier who delivered bread and tea to combatants, even though he was really a corps commander.
Even while being held hostage by Islamic State extremists, Kayla Mueller found good in everything.
The Newsweek Twitter feed was briefly hacked Tuesday morning, purportedly by a group associated with the Islamic State.
Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening. And sharing.
Jon Stewart, who turned his combination of biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," said he's leaving as host this year.
Johnny Johnson begins his first day as interim principal at Columbus High School today.
Columbus Municipal School District students beginning with next year's freshmen class will take a new, more personalized path to graduation.
A third candidate has entered the race for Mississippi District 35 representative.
Embracing one of the business community's long-held tax reduction goals, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will propose eliminating the franchise tax on business capital today.
The late U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee was a state senator for 15 years before being elected to Congress in 2010, but his greatest source of pride didn't come from a political office.
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