An Arkansas woman who became the world's oldest person Wednesday wants President Barack Obama to attend her 117th birthday party this Fourth of July.
Author Greg Iles' book "Natchez Burning" is moving closer to becoming a television series, with Amazon Studios announcing that it's considering production.
After securing a surprisingly broad and detailed framework agreement with Iran, President Barack Obama must now subject his signature foreign policy pursuit to the gauntlet of partisan American politics.
The militants who slaughtered 147 people in a Kenyan school appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray.
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz spent time online researching suicide methods and cockpit door security in the week before crashing Flight 9525, prosecutors said Thursday -- the first evidence that the fatal descent may have been a premeditated act.
A Norwegian company is moving into the old Langford Furniture building at the corner of Military and Bluecutt roads.
Investigators are searching for an unknown male who brandished a gun, took control of a female victim's car and forced her to perform sexual acts.
Many young adults are more attracted to cities with lots of people their age. Not Arrington Rhett.
A few dozen metal sheets litter Highway 82, near the 18th Avenue exit, on Wednesday.
The athletic department at Columbus Municipal School District is getting a makeover.
The pathway to completion for a 14-mile Riverwalk extension has become a little bumpier and a little less sure.
Columbus Main Street will host its annual spring open house downtown Friday and Saturday.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors appointed Greg Stewart to serve on the East Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees during it's Tuesday meeting.
The Mississippi State University Police Department arrested three Starkville residents, including one juvenile, on multiple auto burglary charges Wednesday.
Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the crash site and are now trying to match them with DNA profiles from the 150 people killed -- an arduous task that could leave families waiting for months.
Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses said. The president said it is now a hostage situation.
A bill that would tighten sanctions for schools that cheat on state tests passed what appeared to be its final hurdles Wednesday in the Mississippi House and Senate, but House members must return Thursday -- after the Senate has already adjourned for the year -- and decide whether to reconsider their vote.
McDonald's said Wednesday it is raising pay for workers at restaurants that the company owns.
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