A mayor in Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about his city's weather-predicting critter: Don't get too close.
As the 2015 elections approach, Republican leaders in the Mississippi Legislature appear to be reaching a consensus to spend more on K-12 education in next year's budget.
Mississippi's prison population, which has consistently ranked second in the nation per capita, has seen a decrease of almost 3,000 inmates in the last year.
Computer industry groups are joining Google's effort to block an investigation by Mississippi's attorney general.
The man stands furtively on a street corner, his face masked by a hoodie, his tense eyes scanning the crowd for any hint of Islamic State militants.
Kenji Goto's words, now more than four years old, have taken on a new poignancy.
An expected vote on a Senate bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans was delayed Monday by a winter storm that walloped the Midwest and Northeast.
The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small General Motors cars will get payments from a company fund.
Cuba has published the first photos of Fidel Castro in more than five months, showing the 88-year-old former leader engaged in what appears to be a lively conversation with a university student.
Ame Robertson played softball under former New Hope High School coach Cary Shepherd for six years. She remembers that when she was a freshman, her old coach once called her into a meeting, and Robertson expected the worst.
A statewide tally of homeless Mississippians conducted last week shows that Lowndes County numbers are down.
Greater Starkville Development Partnership officials hope to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the city to take over management of Fire Station No. 1's greenspace and move Starkville Community Market to the Russell Street corridor's terminus.
A new challenger, 27-year-old political newcomer Ernest Rogers Jr., qualified this week as the third Democrat vying for Oktibbeha County's District 5 supervisor's seat.
The skies were already clouding over for an initiative meant to require higher funding of Mississippi's education system. But they're getting darker.
The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been brutally reminded that the world is a dangerous place.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended his policy toward terrorism, as the flag at his official residence flew at half-staff Monday in a mark of mourning for two hostages killed by the Islamic State group.
A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said.
Doctors have found a new tumor in U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee and told him no further medical treatment is possible.
The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress today proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.
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