A second appeal has been filed by same-sex marriage supporters who want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Mississippi law letting government workers and business people cite religious objections to refuse services to LGBT people.
Confederate images evoke strong feelings, and discussions about the public display of flags or monuments can quickly turn rancorous.
A gay rights group is getting another chance to challenge a Mississippi law that lets government workers and private business people cite their own religious beliefs to refuse services to LGBT people.
Attorneys say in written arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court that the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is "an official endorsement of white supremacy" and lower courts were wrong to block a lawsuit challenging the flag.
A credit rating agency is warning that Mississippi school districts could feel more financial pressure after the state Supreme Court's decision that the Legislature isn't obligated to fully fund a school budget formula.
Authorities in Mississippi are looking into what led someone to burn a cross.
A Mississippi school district will resume teaching "To Kill A Mockingbird" after the book was pulled from a junior high reading list.
Mississippi's state superintendent of education says her department is tightening accounting and purchasing procedures, weeks after it was accused of illegally issuing some contracts without taking bids.
A British company aims to build a $300 million refinery in southwest Mississippi to turn wood into the equivalent of diesel or jet fuel.
Mississippi's community colleges and universities are preparing to send 40,000 letters urging former students to check how close they are to a diploma.
A Mississippi senator's frail appearance on Capitol Hill this week raises questions that make some of his home-state supporters downright queasy.
Mississippi officials are considering whether to sue a solar panel maker that recently announced it will be closing its Hattiesburg plant, which had received millions in loans and incentives from the state.
The Mississippi Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in upholding a ruling from a lower court.
Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is back at work in Washington after a health setback and facing questions about whether he's up for the rigors of his job.
A Mississippi school is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States.
The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict. What followed was confusion.
A second day of jury deliberation starts today in the trial of a Mississippi man charged in the burning death of a woman.
Facing a potential Republican primary battle in 2018, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi is stepping up his praise of President Donald Trump, who won the state with 58 percent of the vote last November.
A man charged with fatally burning a 19-year-old Mississippi woman acknowledged that he was with her on the evening she was set on fire after repeatedly denying it during interrogations, an investigator said Friday.
A Feb. 12 trial has been set for a Mississippi man in the 2016 killing of two nuns who worked as nurse practitioners in one of the poorest parts of the U.S.
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