Here's another reason for getting a second medical opinion: Biopsy specialists frequently misdiagnose breast tissue, potentially leading to too-aggressive treatment for some women and under-treatment for others, a study suggests.
Senate Republicans are putting down a marker with their budget blueprint, one day after the House GOP unveiled a 10-year plan that boosts the military, makes deep cuts in social programs and targets President Barack Obama's laws on health care and financial reforms.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says that if elected president, he would "absolutely" defy stalwart European allies if necessary in order to revoke an Iranian nuclear deal he might inherit from President Barack Obama.
American and Iranian negotiators raced to fill out a framework for rolling back Iran's nuclear program and punitive U.S. economic sanctions, hoping for enough progress to call in other world powers for the finishing touches on an agreement next week.
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to White House pressure on its "net neutrality" decision, which has angered the nation's cable and wireless giants.
For the second consecutive year, the Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.
After a year with no cap on government borrowing, the federal debt limit has come back into force.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission dismissed a 2014 Open Meetings Act complaint against Starkville aldermen that alleged impropriety with an earlier school board vote.
Columbus police arrested two suspects Friday for allegedly stealing firearms from a Highway 45 North business.
Incumbent Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks wants one of his opponents thrown off the August 4 Democratic primary ballot.
Two people are in stable condition at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle following a shooting in Lowndes County on Monday afternoon.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees began Monday's meeting by swearing in its newest member and ended it by reaffirming its president.
What should have been a quiet week for Mississippi State's football team was anything but.
The Mississippi University for Women's spring term of the Life Enrichment Program kicked off Monday.
If the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees goes along with a pair of proposals presented during a board meeting Monday, the district may soon find itself all but out of the "sewer business."
Oktibbeha County supervisors approved two resolutions that continue a joint city-county process that will fund a new industrial park near the Highway 25 and Highway 182 intersection.
Starkville aldermen are set to vote today on pay raises for their own positions and for city employees.
When it comes to companies to provide future standardized tests in Mississippi, the ACT organization says it's out. But it's not yet clear who's in.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday floated a larger $555 million tax cut proposal with more income tax cuts, setting the stage for negotiations as the end of the legislative session approaches.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Photos: Budweiser Clydesdales in Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. CMSD releases further information on superintendent candidates COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. More Highway 12 work begins STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY