New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.
NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," seems lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.
Buoyed by recent success in changing Mississippi's beer and brewing regulations, the craft beer lobby was set to push next year to change laws to allow the sale of "growlers," large containers of fresh draft beer to go.
The king is dead, but the molecatcher lives on.
As New York City straphangers pondered what they would do in a similar nightmare situation, authorities charged a homeless man in the death of a Queens resident pushed in front of an oncoming subway train and killed as onlookers watched.
Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weekslong journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to be persecuted by authorities in Belize.
A Columbus man was arrested Monday night and charged with possession of marijuana more than an ounce with intent to distribute.
The Columbus City Council voted to accept bids on a loan for some equipment and a drainage project during Tuesday's regular meeting. The city is looking to borrow up to $1.2 million to be paid back over a five-year period.
A water leak on Stanley Road in Caledonia may have been fortuitous, albeit costly. While searching for the source of the leak, Caledonia water superintendent Benny Coleman stumbled upon something that isn't a problem now but could become one, he told the board of aldermen Tuesday night.
House Republicans' "fiscal cliff" counteroffer to President Barack Obama hints at billions of dollars in military cuts on top of the nearly $500 billion that the White House and Congress backed last year, and even the fiercest defense hawks acknowledge that the Pentagon faces another financial hit.
A baby Jesus figure taken from a Pennsylvania church's Nativity scene last year was found cradled in the arms of a nearby statue, just hours before the replacement statue was swiped.
The tone of Tuesday's Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting was set early after discussion of a proposed roundabout by First Baptist Church was removed from the agenda.
The Starkville School District Board of Directors approved one transfer request and denied another Tuesday.
A Mississippi school district contends it was justified to suspend a student for recording a rap song that educators believed would disrupt classes and was a threat to teachers.
A fourth man pleaded guilty to federal hate crime charges Tuesday in the death of a black man who was run over by a pickup truck in Mississippi, and another man admitted he was part of a group of young whites involved in racially motivated attacks against African-Americans.
Adams County supervisors have approved a $522,673 to relocate a sewer line on the former Belwood County Club property, the future site of KiOR's Natchez alternative fuel production facility. The Natchez Democrat reports that the contract went to T.L. Wallace Construction.
Salmon that's been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat.
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