MSNBC is apologizing for a Cinco de Mayo segment that featured a staff member onscreen wearing a sombrero, shaking maracas and taking a swig from a bottle of tequila.
The Vatican revealed Tuesday that over the past decade, it has defrocked 848 priests who raped or molested children and sanctioned another 2,572 with lesser penalties, providing the first ever breakdown of how it handled the more than 3,400 cases of abuse reported to the Holy See since 2004.
Iran will target American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf should a war between the two countries ever break out, the naval chief of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard warned Tuesday as the country completes work on a large-scale mock-up of a U.S. carrier.
For the first time ever, the World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of polio an international public health emergency that could grow in the next few months and unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease.
Monica Lewinsky says there's no question her boss -- Bill Clinton -- "took advantage" of her when he was president.
The private school will now be known as Columbus Christian Academy. The name was revealed in front of students, faculty and parents Tuesday morning.
A Disaster Recovery Center is now open at the New Hope Community Center to help those who have been affected by the April 28 tornadoes.
Bids on the building and bullet trap for a new Lowndes County shooting range have come in over the original budget, meaning more funding from the county and city will likely be needed for the project to happen.
Lowndes County was one of seven counties in Mississippi declared a federal disaster area after it was hit by five tornadoes last week.
The State Auditor's Office revealed Tuesday that the Lowndes County School District did not properly use Title I funds during the 2012-2013 school year.
Bessie Johnson, a housekeeper at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, holds up a candle with co-workers in the courtyard of the Patient Tower Monday in honor of National Nurses Week.
A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse.
About 20 Blackjack residents say they, along with commuters who use the widely traveled thoroughfare near Mississippi State University, are forced to endure dangerous conditions on Blackjack Road as heavy construction equipment associated with housing developments block and damage the street.
An agenda item that would have set public hearings on a law relaxing Starkville alcohol sales was pulled Monday from today's city business, officials confirmed Monday.
Jackson police say a Hinds County sheriff's deputy has been arrested in the death of a basketball coach.
An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold -- the first gold recovered from the wreck in almost a quarter century.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is offering free Hepatitis C testing at all county health departments in May.
Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught. On Monday, he walked out of a southeast Missouri courtroom a free man again -- this time with no need to look over his shoulder.
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