Members of Mississippi's College Board met Monday and said they aren't backing down from a decision to seek a new chancellor for the University of Mississippi, despite rising criticism of the move.
The FBI is consulting with its behavioral analysis unit as it continues investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi.
A passenger jet carrying at 150 people crashed today in a remote area of the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said.
The names, photos and addresses of 100 U.S. military members posted online by a group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division were not stolen from confidential government files, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday.
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
LONDON -- When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers.
Mississippi State has found a new leader for its men's basketball program.
Two deadly shootings occurring less than 24 hours apart bookended a multi-state manhunt Saturday. Few details have emerged since an Oktibbeha County homicide led to the death of the primary suspect and the arrest of an alleged accomplice, but Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney said both the alleged shooter and victim knew each other.
Columbus resident Elizabeth Tolivar has started a "No Excuse Mom" workout group for stay-at-home moms and other people who want to wedge fitness into busy lifestyles.
Main Street Columbus will host its eighth year of Noon Tunes at the courtyard of the Trotter Convention Center beginning Thursday.
On March 2, Kristopher Haywood was shot in the head. He died two days later. His heart still beats in Mississippi.
Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray was fired Saturday, 10 days after finishing his third losing season in as many years.
A number of issues with how participating Starkville Restaurant Week diners are providing and displaying charity ballots prompted organizers to say this year's total vote count could be lower than in 2014.
The body of a black man found hanging in a tree in Mississippi has been sent from a state crime lab to a funeral home, but the FBI said it will be days before autopsy results are complete.
A final plaque dedication ceremony will honor famed civil rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer 10:30 a.m. Monday at Unity Park.
Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically.
As she takes in the despair of her in-laws' one-room apartment in "A Streetcar Named Desire," Blanche Dubois exclaims: "Only Poe! Only Mr. Edgar Allan Poe could do it justice!" Years earlier, Tennessee Williams channeled Poe for an entire story.
Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether to recommend she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.
Dr. Dan Jones said Friday that the state College Board is not renewing his contract as University of Mississippi chancellor, and he will leave the job when his current four-year contract expires in mid-September.
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