As vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans.
NBC News anchor Brian Williams found himself the story Thursday, his credibility seriously threatened because he falsely claimed he had been in a helicopter hit by a grenade during the Iraq war.
As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, ambitious Republican governors are eager to seize on voters' contempt for that most dirty of political words: "Washington."
Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress will face some resistance in a vote to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants.
A plan by three Republican lawmakers for replacing President Barack Obama's health care overhaul would leave Americans with less coverage and higher costs than the landmark law they want to repeal, Democrats said Thursday.
Health care is a treasure trove for criminals looking to steal reams of personal information.
From food safety to tobacco regulation and politically charged drug approvals, Margaret Hamburg reset the course of the embattled Food and Drug Administration.
College-educated and gainfully employed 36-year-old Eriko Sekiguchi should be a sought after friend or date, planning nights on the town and faraway resort vacations. But she works in Japan, a nation where workaholic habits die hard.
President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world.
President Barack Obama's proposal to make two years of college free will get a key test today as he travels to Indiana.
Fearing that actors could be mistaken for police -- and chase scenes confused for the real thing -- Paris is sharply restricting filming of action movies in the city that has been the stage for some of film's most memorable high-octane sequences.
Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Dr. Phillip Hickman has been invited to a statewide Superintendent's Academy organized by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Investigators with the state fire marshal's office could not determine the cause of a Jan. 23 fire that destroyed the home of Columbus Fire and Rescue Capt. Michael Scott Swain.
The final piece of a community match for a federal grant that aims to provide westbound flights from Golden Triangle Regional Airport is presumably in hand.
Starkville aldermen and Mayor Parker Wiseman again find themselves preparing for a battle over health insurance.
There is a new home furnishings store in Columbus.
The Mississippi University for Women Gordy Honors College Forum Series begins with a screening tonight of the documentary "Spies of Mississippi."
Caledonia Elementary School is used to getting awards.
Mississippi House members are rejecting new restrictions against Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to file lawsuits or hire outside lawyers.
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