A special, non-partisan election to fill former U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee's 1st Congressional District seat will be held May 12.
A Texas jury has rejected the insanity defense of a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man.
Jeffery Bailey spends nearly every day at his public library.
The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority has hired an Alabama man as its new administrator.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' $382 million tax-cut proposal was big, until fellow Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn rolled out his own $1.7 billion plan to eliminate Mississippi's personal income tax.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
A Massachusetts man has found a way to profit from the several feet of snow in his yard: He's shipping it to people in warmer climates for the bargain price of $89 for six pounds.
Twenty-two out of 24. And 206 to 96.
No Child Left Behind is a widely criticized law, but a GOP bill intended to fix it isn't winning popularity contests among House Democrats.
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed.
It's a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences.
In the heady days after winning control of both congressional chambers, Republican leaders vowed to keep the government funded and to block President Barack Obama from overhauling immigration policies on his own.
Kurdish and Christian militiamen battled Islamic State militants on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, where the extremist group recently abducted at least 70 Christians after overrunning a cluster of villages.
The Supreme Court is considering the employment discrimination claim of a Muslim woman who was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code.
Police investigating the disappearance of three British schoolgirls said Tuesday they believe the teenagers are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria.
Scientists say they may have solved a centuries-old whodunit: Why did Europe experience outbreaks of bubonic plague over hundreds of years, starting with the Black Death of 1347 to 1353?
The National Weather Service is predicting that the Golden Triangle will receive two to four inches of snow throughout Wednesday.
A bill to extend a multi-use path from Riverside Park to Columbus Air Force Base is headed to the Mississippi Senate.
Cindy Zelinka and Melanie Morel both hold vital jobs in the justice system. They are court reporters for the Clay County Circuit Court -- they record every single word uttered during courtroom proceedings.
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