An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening.
In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began, 14 graves mark the spot where the lethal virus began to spiral out of control.
A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit.
The design stage for the restoration of two downtown Columbus alleyways has begun.
A wireless provider seeking more favorable location guidelines for cell tower sites in Columbus will have to wait until next month to find out if its request will be granted.
What started as a dispute over a wandering cow left two people shot Monday.
Oktibbeha County supervisors will wait at least a month before taking action on their long-awaited and often-delayed comprehensive plan.
Testimony in the trial of a Starkville man accused of murder begins today in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Lawyers for a Mississippi death row inmate told state Supreme Court justices Monday that he deserves a new trial.
Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes.
South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that sank earlier this year, killing more than 300 people.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey.
Aaron Lewis has apologized for botching the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner" during his performance before Game 5 of the World Series.
A Caledonia man has been arrested and charged with embezzling from a local veteran's association.
Ann Coleman Peyton, granddaughter of Mississippi University for Women founding mother Annie Coleman Peyton, has provided a bequest gift of more than $2 million.
Roughly, 2,360 cases will be diagnosed in men in 2014. About 430 men will die from the disease, according to the The American Cancer Society.
One of Starkville's most successful feeding programs can trace its roots to a deception.
Mississippians might be forgiven for drawing the wrong conclusions from state Auditor Stacey Pickering's latest broadside against flaws he sees in the state's public school funding formula.
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