When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
A global fight against Islamic State militants will likely take years to fully succeed, but nations are prepared to engage "for as long as it takes" to defeat the bloody insurgency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.
Twitter is trying to make it easier for victims and witnesses of online harassment to report it.
More than 1,000 people dressed as angels, wise men and religious royalty gathered at a park in Provo, Utah, and set a new Guinness record for the largest live nativity scene.
Lebanese authorities detained a woman and young boy believed to be the wife and son of the reclusive Islamic State group leader.
Some cybersecurity experts say it is unlikely North Korea was behind the cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures' computers and possibly leaked unreleased movies online.
The GOP's most ambitious leaders have begun to clash with each other over the nation's role in global affairs.
The Republican-led House may vote this week to undo President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision.
Your next Girl Scout cookie craving could be satisfied at the click of a button.
Monday's Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting was a matter of give and take.
The lieutenant governor wants Mississippi to stop using the Common Core State Standards to guide its public school curriculum and instead create its own higher standards.
For the second time this year, Oktibbeha County supervisors appear willing to penalize construction companies whose heavy vehicles continue to damage public roadways.
Conservatives circulated draft legislation Monday aimed at blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration from taking effect, as Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson prepared to offer GOP critics a full-throated defense of the new policies.
President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment that were used to dispel racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
About one-quarter of charities registered in Mississippi are spending more than the recommended amount of money on fundraising and management.
State agencies spent more than $1.3 million for meals during business meetings during the last fiscal year, a Mississippi public interest group reports.
It was an unlikely alliance that authorities said involved a group of pacifist Mexican Mennonites accused of growing tons of marijuana and working with a notoriously vicious Mexican cartel to ship it across the U.S. border.
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.
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