President Barack Obama's view of the U.S. role in the Middle East and North Africa is being challenged by deepening crises in the very countries he has seen as models for his approach to the volatile region: Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Libya.
Mardi Gras 2015 is officially over and the last tipsy revelers in New Orleans have been cleared from city streets.
The Lowndes County School District board of trustees is putting another bond issue in front of voters.
The civil rights movement program scheduled for tonight at the R.E. Hunt Museum and Cultural Center in Columbus has been canceled due to weather-related travel concerns for the speaker, Flonzie Brown-Wright.
The trial of a man accused of robbing a downtown Columbus bank last year began in Lowndes County Circuit Clerk this morning.
A former Waste Pro employee is suing the company for exposing him to what he says was dangerous, radioactive waste in the Golden Triangle.
Starkville aldermen will discuss today a proposed $3 million general obligation bond and a potential 5 percent water rate increase.
As Mardi Gras celebrations rage throughout the country today in well-known party hubs like Mobile and New Orleans, the 60 residents of Boardtown Village in Starkville are throwing their own smaller, but no less enthusiastic, party.
The share of federal drug offenders subject to mandatory minimum sentences that critics call unduly harsh has plunged in the last year.
Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in a bind.
A federal judge in South Texas has temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.
A Mississippi state senator trying to curtail investments in Iran says she's reworking the bill over concerns that it could hurt the state's ability to work with automaker Toyota Motor Corp.
A man was killed and a police officer was injured after what began as a traffic pursuit ended with an exchange of gunfire inside a Walmart store in northeastern Mississippi.
Facebook is making it easier to plan for your online afterlife.
Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," died Monday. She was 68.
U.S. teens are getting sleepier: Many lack even seven hours of shut-eye each night and the problem has worsened over two decades, a study found.
The Lowndes County chapter of "Team Legalize," a statewide group seeking the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana, continues to debate the best way to appeal to the public.
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