Six additional votes were not enough to separate Sandra Sistrunk and her challenger, Lisa Wynn, for the remaining unfilled Starkville alderman seat.
New Orleans police and federal authorities were searching early Tuesday for a young man who is suspected of opening fire at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, wounding 19.
It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.
This time next week, perhaps the most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy's devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone.
The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film personality, has died. She was 85.
Most of the time, the little country church stands vacant, but Sunday morning, its double doors were thrown wide, welcoming visitors with the same genial charm it has exuded for more than a century.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has been awarded top honors for its leadership in clinical quality, safety and patient experience.
In 2009, Angela Nash and her husband began opening up their home in New Hope each Friday night to feed and spend time with five young girls who were struggling in school.
Gunmen opened fire on people marching in a neighborhood Mother's Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19.
The government is running out of time to try to halt implementation of a federal judge's ruling that would lift age restrictions for women and girls wanting to buy the morning-after pill.
Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama's health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn.
Since 1890, seniors at Mississippi University for Women have gathered each year on graduation day for the Magnolia Chain ceremony, walking from Callaway Hall to Columbus Hall with their fellow graduates before making a mad dash for a magnolia blossom, which is said to bring fortune and romance to the senior who receives it.
After a backlash of parental opposition, the county school board Friday reversed last month's district-wide decision mandating school uniforms.
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