A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
Both suspects in the 2012 stabbing death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street strip club dancer are now in Louisiana.
It's less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East --remember Operation Desert Storm?
A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn't ready to have him released into their custody.
Individual Americans, rich or not, donated generously in response to many recent international disasters.
How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient?
Police have cited a 21-year-old man they say entered a St. Paul home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie.
It took two tries, but when it was over one of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars already headed to federal prison for bankruptcy fraud pleaded guilty Wednesday in an unrelated state case involving a bogus driver's license.
Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product.
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.
Intensified U.S.-led airstrikes and a determined Kurdish military force on the ground appear to have had some success in halting advances by Islamic State fighters.
More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month.
A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease.
A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear.
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.
What is the price of being forced to raise a brown baby?
A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.
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4. No charges against MSU student STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. A beloved doctor retires after 40 years COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY