An Iowa man has lost his job and unemployment benefits for using a forklift to get a candy bar from a malfunctioning vending machine, state records say.
A mother upset about "indecent" T-shirts on display at a Utah mall found a quick if not especially convenient way to remove them: She bought every last one.
The Arizona Legislature gave final approval Thursday evening to legislation that allows business owners asserting their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays, drawing backlash from Democrats who called the proposal "state-sanctioned discrimination" and an embarrassment.
The Mississippi House has rejected about 40 proposals to give pay raises to state employees.
Wind and lightning caused isolated damage and power outages across Mississippi Thursday as a storm front moved through the state.
Mississippi high school students could soon be using the same test to get out of high school and get into college.
The Mississippi House voted Thursday against expanding Medicaid to more than 230,000 uninsured working poor residents.
Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country's deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union a quarter-century ago.
Is Israel "the Jewish state"? The answer may seem as obvious as the Star of David on the Israeli flag. Yet the question is starting to complicate the ambitious U.S. effort to ram through a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel.
An eviction hearing at an American Indian headquarters in Northern California turned deadly as a woman who once served as a tribal leader allegedly opened fire, killing four people and critically wounding two others in a gun and knife attack, authorities said.
Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation's aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they've been proved wrong.
The bassist for 3 Doors Down has been suspended indefinitely by the band following his DUI arrest.
Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department has arrested a suspected car thief after a dangerous chase through the county Friday.
Less than a month after the U.S. Congress passed a budget package that funded twice the expected amount of Lakota helicopters to be produced at the Columbus Airbus plant, there is more good news for the people who build them.
Columbus Municipal School Board attorney David Dunn has submitted his resignation. Dunn, who has served as board attorney since 1989, submitted his resignation during Tuesday night's board meeting in executive session.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith said there are no plans to re-open bids for the renovation of the Trotter Convention Center after all three bids for the project were more than double the $1.65 million construction budget.
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Members of the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau picked three finalists Wednesday for the upcoming Restaurant Week's charity aspect but declined to reveal their identities until next week.
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