President Barack Obama calls it a "belt and suspenders" approach -- an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease.
Former top regulator Timothy Geithner defended terms of the U.S. government's bailout of American International Group Inc., saying Wednesday that the insurance giant's exceptionally risky behavior had caused losses that called for strict treatment.
The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case in hopes of tricking her friends and associates into revealing incriminating drug secrets.
Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service.
Facing a stubborn enemy, President Barack Obama professed confidence Wednesday that the U.S. will keep making progress against Islamic State militants.
A Michigan officer who pulled over a vehicle because a 5-year-old girl wasn't secured in a booster seat decided a ticket wouldn't cut it.
Groups supporting low-income Mississippi residents said Tuesday that elected officials are ignoring 300,000 people and refusing billions of federal dollars by choosing not to expand Medicaid in one of the poorest states in the nation.
Mississippi is full of small towns that few people care about, aside, of course, from the people who live in those towns.
Three candidates applied to be the city of Columbus' appointment to a regional economic development board, but councilmen couldn't agree on a selection.
Starkville aldermen greenlit Golden Triangle accounting firm T.E. Lott and Company to perform due diligence studies on Cadence Bank's Main Street location.
You know the MSU quarterback's on-field reputation. Now understand where he came from and what drives him.
A Starkville man faces numerous charges after allegedly fleeing from a traffic stop and assaulting an officer Sunday.
In what would likely be a $5,000 job, the city of Vernon has found a cheaper short-term solution to lighting issues at the city park's walking track.
An Alabama man was convicted of capital murder Tuesday in the shooting deaths of two former Auburn University football players and a third man.
Attorney General Jim Hood is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 21 school districts that argues Mississippi owes them $230 million in education aid and demands an end to future shortfalls.
How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?
Leaders are urging calm, but Dallas is a city on edge as it approaches the first Ebola incubation deadline this week.
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