Voters in Oregon and the District of Columbia legalized the use of recreational pot, elating marijuana activists who hope to extend their winning streak across the country.
The Air Force has fired or disciplined at least 16 nuclear missile commanders or senior officers for misconduct and other failings.
A British man accused of slaying two Indonesian women in Hong Kong was described by acquaintances and fellow pub mates as a "bully."
Oil prices slumped to multi-year lows on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia cut the price of oil sold to the U.S.
Islamic State militants tortured and abused Kurdish children captured earlier this year near the northern Syrian town of Kobani, beating them with hoses and electric cables, an international rights group said Tuesday.
The Ebola outbreak has spawned a "silent killer," experts say: hidden cases of malaria, pneumonia, typhoid and the like that are going untreated.
As slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she's tended to over the years, thinking it would be the last time she would see it.
Amnesty International today accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war in the Gaza Strip this summer.
Charles "Chuck" Younger and Bobby Patrick appear to be heading for a runoff election to see who will replace the late Terry Brown in the state Senate.
Local voters Ruthie Moffitt, left, and Susie Bridges cast their votes this morning at Union Academy Elementary.
Free and open to the public, the presentation will begin at 6 p.m. in Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus.
Supervisors approved amending the county's budget to cover remaining costs of a new baseball field in the Plum Grove community.
Mississippi has warned biofuel maker KiOR that it could demand immediate repayment of the company's entire $69.4 million debt.
Oktibbeha County supervisors voted Monday to split an estimated $387,200 of additional state aid road repair money to fund infrastructure projects.
Oktibbeha County deputies are investigating two recent shooting incidents that occurred near the Pointe at MSU apartments on Blackjack Road.
Vendors wishing to sell goods at the Hitching Lot Holiday Market have until Friday to register for a booth.
Locals hoping to get a jump-start on their holiday shopping will have the opportunity this weekend at the annual Downtown Christmas Open House.
The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame will be in Clarksdale, says founder and CEO LaMont Robinson.
The Mississippi Rural Water Association has sued the state Public Service Commission in federal court.
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