A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
Mississippi schools will get a one-year grace period in the state's school and district rating system as they move to a new curriculum.
The Highway Patrol says a Mississippi Department of Transportation worker has died in a two-vehicle accident near Shaw in Bolivar County.
Management & Training Corporation, which operates four prisons in Mississippi, will use dogs to combat contraband entering its facilities.
Fears the Taliban might kill Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl if word leaked that he was being exchanged for five Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees drove the Obama administration not to notify Congress in advance about the deal, according to congressional and administration officials.
In a new revelation in the growing VA scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic Veterans Affairs appointment list have died.
When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.
The man suspected in the shooting deaths of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the wounding of two others in a rare case of gun violence in eastern Canada was arrested early today, police said.
Arnold W. Donald strolls across the Carnival Splendor's lido deck, checking in on passengers. He cozies up, places a hand on their shoulder and asks: Are you having a blast? He sure hopes so.
Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell."
What began as a request from Columbus councilmen for a representative of the city school district to provide a quarterly report during regular meetings will lead to a meeting between the two boards.
The Bass Pro Shops Crappie Tournament is taking place Friday and Saturday at Columbus Lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
Mississippi's primary election may have been a hot topic around the country, but that buzz didn't translate into heaving turnout at the polls.
Have you noticed a building on Hospital Drive in Columbus undergoing renovations? Here's the low down: An eye doctor is opening shop there.
Mississippi voters already weary of the ugliest campaign in a generation are bracing for another three weeks of tear-down-your-opponent politicking.
Oktibbeha County deputies are investigating the death of a resident after the victim was seriously assaulted Sunday in the Blackjack community.
Oktibbeha County supervisors indicated a willingness to entertain new rules limiting hauling weights as large trucks loaded with materials heading to and from upcoming housing developments continue to damage Blackjack Road.
A Millport man died this morning of injuries from a vehicle accident on Highway 50.
A tea party officer and two others representing the challenger in a Senate primary became trapped in a courthouse in the middle of the night, hours after officials had gone home from counting votes, authorities said.
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