Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to work. Now, 8,000 of them are turning 65 every day, and those retirements could once again reshape the nation's transportation.
Iran's sanctions-fighting "resistance economy" suddenly got a lot leaner, less flashy and perhaps a bit more uncomfortable.
The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the eyes for the first time since he shot her in the head.
Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior Navy officials said Thursday.
Hit the slopes -- and then a bong?
Ole Miss has more than 20,000 students enrolled at its campuses, including the Medical Center. But it only takes a small percentage to tarnish the image worn by all.
With proposed bus routes and a campaign for private donations in play, Lawrence Transit System is poised to bring its services to Columbus. But months after it was initially discussed, the Indiana-based transit system still does not have a contractual agreement with the city.
A standard probation check led to the discovery of an inactive methamphetamine lab and the arrest of seven people earlier this week in north Columbus.
A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama Tuesday night grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges.
Last April, members of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church joined together for an evening of joy, hosting a unique prom in which 62 members of the special needs community were paired with student "dates" from the church youth group and nearby New Hope High School.
Its place assured alongside Medicare and Medicaid, President Barack Obama's health care law is now in a sprint to the finish line, with just 11 months to go before millions of uninsured people can start signing up for coverage.
When the alarm at a fire station sounds to signal a call coming in, firefighters are taught to react quickly and efficiently, every single time, regardless of what the call might be.
Who knew the enthusiasm gap was among Mississippi Republicans? The number of Mississippi voters dropped from the 2008 presidential election by as much as 90,000 people, with Republican votes falling twice as much as Democratic ballots.
The Columbus Police Department is asking for the community's help in locating three suspects wanted for questioning.
The Church of Scientology has apparently found one place where its presence doesn't set off alarms, protests and demonstrations, and that place is one of the world's most religiously fraught countries -- Israel.
Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the impending "fiscal cliff."
The man who pleaded guilty in the Arizona shooting rampage will be sentenced Thursday for the attack that left six people dead and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others.
Candidates approving this message have been at it for two years in Wisconsin, along with the robocalls, angry commercials, emails begging for campaign donations and glossy political mail.
BankFirst Financial Services announces the appointment of Haley R. Fisackerly of Jackson to its board of directors.
1. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Wait joins Dispatch staff as new MSU reporter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Heiselt leaving Starkville school board, recommends Myles to post STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY