Mississippi will remain a hard grader of its students, as state officials adopted test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi-state test students took in 2015.
Does Hillary Clinton really have a chance of winning Mississippi's six electoral votes? Not likely. Are Democrats more competitive in the Magnolia State's presidential contest than they used to be? Maybe. Will Clinton fare better against Donald Trump in Mississippi than in every neighboring state? The prognosticators all think so.
A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights -- issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police violence.
Emails disclosed in a lawsuit over a blocked Mississippi law that protects religious objections to same-sex marriage show a Christian legal group asked Gov. Phil Bryant to institute the protections through an executive order in 2015.
The shooting of a man who didn't speak English by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in Mississippi is under investigation, authorities said.
A defense lawyer said that a Jackson physician indicted on federal bribery charges fell victim to a "shakedown" by former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps.
Mississippi's Public Service Commission wants to create a cellphone application for consumers to report unwanted telemarketing calls.
Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will get a new trial on fraud and embezzlement charges after Mississippi's Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that prosecutors failed to prove Davis could get a fair trial in DeSoto County.
An attorney for Southern Poverty Law Center says the group is not trying to close charter schools in Mississippi, but is only trying to have the schools' funding formula declared unconstitutional.
Mississippi delegates to the Republican National Convention are praising Donald Trump's choice of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
The political debate about charter schools has been rumbling for years in the Mississippi Capitol and in the broader forum of public opinion.
The state of Mississippi has spent $158.5 million on a road that does not exist. State and county leaders began planning 22 years ago for a road to connect Interstate 10 and the state Port of Gulfport.
The Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray Jr., a civil-rights advocate and retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, died Friday. He was 89.
An ex-convict who left Mississippi last year as authorities tried to determine who killed a young woman in their small town appeared in court Friday and pleaded not guilty to a capital murder charge.
Willie Seaberry, owner of Po' Monkey's juke joint in Bolivar County, has died. Deputy Coroners Ted Ray and Murry Roark tell The Clarion-Ledger they found Seaberry late Thursday in his back bedroom at the lounge.
Mississippi legislative leaders are appointing groups to study tax policies and examine state spending.
Mississippi's Democratic attorney general said Wednesday that he won't join the Republican governor in appealing a federal judge's ruling that blocked a state law on religious objections to gay marriage.
A new lawsuit seeks to block charter schools in Mississippi, arguing that they violate the state constitution by making school districts share property tax collections with schools they don't supervise or control.
A Mississippi man accused of killing a transgender teen pleaded guilty Tuesday in county court.
Mississippi officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to maintain the city of Jackson's control over the state's largest airport.
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