The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday that Mississippi has missed out on its share of $250 million in federal money.
After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin laden in Pakistan in May 2011, top CIA officials secretly told lawmakers that information gleaned from brutal interrogations played a key role in what was one of the spy agency's greatest successes.
Top lawmakers are proposing a slightly smaller Mississippi budget for the coming year.
The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.
MIT economist Jonathan Gruber told Congress on Tuesday he was glib and "inexcusably arrogant."
A huge, $1.1 trillion spending bill funding every corner of government faces its first test in the House.
Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it -- or don't report it at all.
Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.
The Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon.
For the men at Last House on the Block in Columbus, who they were no longer defines who they are or where their lives is headed.
Voters in the Lowndes County School District will return to the polls on Feb. 3 to consider a bond that will allow the district to expand and renovate district facilities.
The Columbus Municipal School District has returned a portion of textbooks that have been sitting unused, according to superintendent Dr. Philip Hickman.
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Alliance and Operations program for Mississippi is holding a workshop in Columbus on Wednesday.
The steady erosion of the state Board of Education's authority was thrown into sharp relief last week, when Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves proposed bypassing the board to rewrite academic standards.
Mississippi Republicans are reuniting after a divisive party primary for the U.S. Senate, a potential 2016 presidential candidate said Monday.
Ahead of Congress' midnight Thursday deadline, snags caused by policy differences are holding up a $1.1 trillion, government-wide spending bill.
Greg Nelson had just turned 21 when he went out partying with friends in Southern California and got really drunk. So, when a man he didn't know offered to let him crash in a nearby apartment, his friends urged him to accept.
More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it's more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer.
Faith-based organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans argued in federal appeals court Monday.
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