Federal agents who guard the border and screen passengers at airports would be exempt from new racial profiling guidelines that must be observed by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.
House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards.
A woman who said Friday that Bill Cosby had drugged her and sexually assaulted her in 1979 also accused another famous man of attempted sexual assault: sportscaster Marv Albert.
The mini grand marshals for next Saturday's Christmas parade have been announced. Area children competed in an art contest to vie for the spot of Junior Grand Marshal.
"I go all over the state talking about economic development," Gov. Phil Bryant said. "And everywhere I go, people come up to me and say, 'Why is the Golden Triangle getting everything?'
Records keep falling at a fast pace.
West Point City Hall will be getting a much-needed facelift, thanks to a grant from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Same-sex marriages won't be allowed in Mississippi while the state defends its gay-marriage ban, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
Columbus-based BankTEL Systems, provider of financial accounting and cash management software, received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting in the service sector.
More than 100 years of Rienzi history and an entire downtown block went up in flames Wednesday morning in the edge of southern Alcorn County.
A white former police chief here was indicted on murder charges in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man after an argument.
Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
When Ruqayya Parveen's husband dumped a jug of acid on her and her children as they slept, she awoke to a life of pain and disfigurement.
Emboldened House Republicans issued a stern but symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration Thursday.
The Pentagon says a hostage rescue mission last month in Yemen failed to liberate American Luke Somers.
Put "ancient Egyptian people" into a Google image search, and none of the resulting photos resemble Christian Bale or Joel Edgerton, stars of Ridley Scott's biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings."
The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
NASA's new Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.
Police body cameras have become a rallying cry in the wake of racially charged decisions by grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, but experts caution that increased use of the devices may raise more questions than answers.
A woman suing Bill Cosby for sexual battery attempted to sell a story about the comedian to a tabloid a decade ago and tried to extort money in exchange for her silence, Cosby's attorney said in a court filing Thursday.
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