The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
NASA's new Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.
Police body cameras have become a rallying cry in the wake of racially charged decisions by grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, but experts caution that increased use of the devices may raise more questions than answers.
A woman suing Bill Cosby for sexual battery attempted to sell a story about the comedian to a tabloid a decade ago and tried to extort money in exchange for her silence, Cosby's attorney said in a court filing Thursday.
The Lowndes County School District has been ranked above average and received accreditation for the next five years by a national organization.
Although he has suffered from Sickle Cell Disease for all of his 45 years, West Point native James Gates is hard-pressed to describe a typical day for someone with the disease.
Veteran rocker Jack White, known for fronting such bands as The White Stripes and The Raconteurs, will perform at Mississippi State University's Humphrey Coliseum Jan. 27.
This week we have Columbus restaurant news involving Italian, Thailand and southern seafood fare.
A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers.
The stepfather of Michael Brown has apologized for angry comments he made after the grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed his stepson.
Millions of Medicare Advantage customers are fast approaching a deadline for a task they'd rather avoid: Researching and then settling on coverage plans for 2015.
The number of sexual assaults reported by military service members rose again this year, with an increase of 8 percent, officials told The Associated Press.
Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing over President Barack Obama's recently announced executive actions on immigration.
An Iraqi official denied Wednesday that a woman detained in Lebanon is a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, adding that she is the sister of a terror suspect being held in Iraq.
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