Oktibbeha County firefighters again battled a structure fire Wednesday morning after two other blazes damaged homes in the last 10 days.
Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets.
A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not explain to investigators why he had a park map with an "X'' drawn at the spot where she fell.
In-state tuition at eight public universities is likely to increase by an average of 3.2 percent this fall.
The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests.
Democrats say the main lesson of the November election is simple: Go big on the economy.
A showdown is looming between U.S. safety regulators and a Japanese company that makes air bags linked to multiple deaths and injuries. Car companies and the driving public are caught in the middle.
The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions of immigrants from deportation.
Tupelo High School and the University of Mississippi will provide Japanese language classes in the fall.
President Obama is nominating a transportation safety and human fatigue expert to revive the troubled agency charged with keeping the nation's highways safe.
Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early today in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.
Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry today.
An 11-year-old girl is in critical condition after doctors removed from her stomach 104 cocaine-filled capsules her father made her swallow.
Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant.
Local restaurateur Bernard Buckhalter has resigned his position on the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.
Cellular service providers still can't apply to put a tower in a Columbus residential area.
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