They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavors used to rev up the taste of processed foods remain a mystery to most Americans.
Starkville Board of Aldermen meetings could run late into their respective nights if two aldermen continue to block consent agenda items as they did Tuesday.
Some union supporters say they hope the United Auto Workers will charter a formal local union at Nissan Motor Co.'s plant, but it remains unclear whether the union will do so.
Nissan is recalling more than 238,000 Altima midsize cars worldwide because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.
Some 54 years after stealing several newspaper racks, a U.S. Navy veteran has sent a letter of apology and a check for $200 to The Ledger of Lakeland, Florida.
For the second straight year, youth and adult membership in the Girl Scouts has dropped sharply, intensifying pressure on the 102-year-old youth organization to find ways of reversing the trend.
Seven people who challenged their placement on the government's no-fly list are now free to fly, the first time the U.S. has ever informed someone whether they are or are not excluded.
Prosecutors have accused a prisoner in Georgia of lying about potentially getting Ebola while traveling in Africa, a claim that triggered an emergency response at an Atlanta area jail and hospital.
The man said he'd recently traveled from West Africa, was in severe pain -- rating it an eight on a scale of 10 -- and had a fever that spiked to 103 degrees, enough to be flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system.
Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty for a Clay County woman charged with capital murder in the death of her infant.
Thousands of people are expected to visit Starkville in hopes of witnessing what could be a watershed moment for the Bulldogs' football program.
The ESPN GameDay crew has set up shop in The Junction for Saturday's Mississippi State-Auburn game.
Ninety pieces of unused equipment have made the city of Columbus $90,270.
A local church sanctuary will soon be coming down after it was condemned last month.
Police say a Mississippi college student has been arrested after bungled prank led to the deaths of two Chilean flamingos at the Hattiesburg Zoo.
Gaston Glock conspired with associates to push out his ex-wife and business partner of almost 50 years and steal millions of dollars she was entitled to, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.
Doug Wortham used a Defense Department giveaway program for law enforcement to stock his office with an assault rifle, a handgun and a Humvee -- even though the people in his custody are in no condition to put up a fight. They're dead.
The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority that would almost certainly stand up in court if challenged, public health experts say.
Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis' famous "Who am I to judge?" position has filtered down to bishops debating family issues at a Vatican meeting this week.
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