Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses said. The president said it is now a hostage situation.
A bill that would tighten sanctions for schools that cheat on state tests passed what appeared to be its final hurdles Wednesday in the Mississippi House and Senate, but House members must return Thursday -- after the Senate has already adjourned for the year -- and decide whether to reconsider their vote.
McDonald's said Wednesday it is raising pay for workers at restaurants that the company owns.
A Columbus pastor who accused the city of violating his right to freedom of speech in 2011 has been awarded $10,000-plus.
Less than 24 hours after Robert Harrell's unexpected death, his family has gathered Tuesday in the home where he raised his seven children next to Old Waverly Golf Club.
The company that owns The Pony nightclub is suing Lowndes County in federal court.
Moeshia Clemons is living the high school dream: she's a three-sport athlete, is well liked by her classmates, has excellent grades and is on track to graduate this spring.
Gov. Phil Bryant approved a bill Tuesday that creates a single countywide taxing authority and balances debt payments of the former Oktibbeha County School District and the former Starkville School District after the two systems' July 1 merger.
Officials hailed the launch of construction efforts associated with a transformative Lynn Lane pedestrian and bike path as the epitome of civic tenacity and the power of grassroots volunteerism.
A Golden Triangle educator is among four finalists for the Mississippi 2015 Teacher of the Year award.
Four deserving individuals were recognized for contributions to their respective career fields and Mississippi University for Women by the MUW Alumni Association during the university's recent Homecoming festivities.
One of Gov. Phil Bryant's top priorities, a plan to divert $50 million in unemployment taxes into a worker training fund, may have died in the shuffle of the closing days of the 2015 legislative session.
Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday.
South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday indicted a man who slashed the U.S. ambassador in Seoul last month on charges of attempted murder.
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