Mississippi legislators are approaching the midpoint of their three-month session, and they've whittled the list of issues to consider.
Elections are now guaranteed for all five Oktibbeha County supervisors after a new District 4 candidate emerged last week.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling that granted immunity to the city of Starkville over maintenance of its sewage system.
Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the extremists' beheading of a group of Egyptian Christian hostages on a beach, shown in a grisly online video released hours earlier.
With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.
Some schools are getting tougher on e-cigarettes, even punishing possession of the devices more harshly than regular cigarettes.
The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax penalties deserve a second chance.
A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known.
The Lowndes County School District board of trustees announced it will hold an additional special session to determine the content, dollar amount and date of a pending bond issue at Friday's board meeting.
Four men are now vying to be Lowndes County's top law enforcement official.
Columbus police officers are now using body cameras on the job, and chief Tony Carleton is hopeful the new equipment will positively impact his department.
Inside a science lab in Parkinson Hall, on the Mississippi University for Women campus, two groups of sharped-dressed teens sit at tables on the edge of their seats with their thumbs hovering over buzzers.
A bond package financing a new Oktibbeha County industrial park could now move forward in April.
Lowndes County supervisors voted unanimously Friday to amend the county's health coverage for retirees.
Two Gulfport men face armed robbery and kidnapping charges after a Friday incident near Mississippi State University's campus.
Alabama's stand against gay marriage crumbled Friday as judges in most counties sided with federal courts rather than their own chief justice.
At least one gunman opened fire Saturday on a Copenhagen cafe, killing one man in what authorities called a likely terror attack.
They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination.
Congressional Republicans returned to their districts for a weeklong recess Friday no closer to a solution to keeping the Homeland Security Department funded past this month.
In 2002, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cast a vote in favor of the Iraq war that would later come to haunt her presidential campaign.
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