Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, U.N. chief and Egypt's president, a deal remained elusive and fighting raged on both sides of the border.
Though his budget had already been approved through the consent agenda, Jack Wallace, president of the Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority, made a presentation to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday night, highlighting the organization's most important projects and expenditures.
A few months ago, Nicole Harmon was cooking fast food at a Texaco gas station. Now she's learning to sew couch cushions at the Max Home furniture factory.
Oktibbeha County residents living in the Oktoc area could see their insurance premiums cut as much as a third, thanks to the District 5 Fire Department, which recently achieved a Class 8 fire protection rating.
No prescription or doctor's exam needed: The nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says birth control pills should be sold over the counter, like condoms.
This holiday season, the biggest discount chains in the U.S. will tell the tale of two very different shoppers: those that have and those that have not.
Investigators said Tuesday that no arrests have been made in connection with an Indianapolis house explosion that killed two people and destroyed at least five homes, but that authorities were still serving search warrants and questioning people.
Feeling the pinch of the sluggish economic recovery, many Americans setting out on the nation's annual Thanksgiving migration had to sacrifice summer vacations, rely on relatives for airfare or scour the Web for travel deals to ensure they made it home.
The driver of a parade float filled with wounded veterans and their spouses that was struck by a freight train in West Texas is an Army veteran himself who is "in shock" over the accident that killed four people, an attorney said Tuesday.
A decade has passed since intercollegiate sports was part of campus life at Mississippi University for Women.
After 20 minutes of closed talks that board members insisted was not an executive session, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board convened Monday to engage in yet another contentious session, this time over finances.
A Columbus man pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Monday to avoid a capital murder charge.
As an Army general faces a string of sexual misconduct charges involving female officers, his wife is seeking to stir a broader look at often taboo subjects in military marriages: adultery, the strain of separation and the stress of war.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to approve the appointment of Zelma Talley to a four-person board representing Oktibbeha County in the new Golden Triangle Regional Development Link.
Starkville Police Department Chief David Lindley said Carlo Shepherd, wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies targeting pizza delivery drivers, is still at large.
A Mississippi State University student has been charged with second degree assault and possession of an unlawful firearm in Connell, Wash.
Authorities launched a homicide investigation Monday into the house explosion that killed two people and left numerous homes uninhabitable in an Indianapolis neighborhood.
There's a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.
A Pakistani court on Tuesday acquitted a Christian girl accused of blasphemy over the burning of the Muslim holy book, her lawyer said.
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