On departure for the G-20 gathering in Buenos Aires, President Donald Trump canceled his planned weekend meeting with Vladimir Putin, citing as his reason the Russian military's seizure and holding of three Ukrainian ships and 24 sailors.
Tonight, a month or so after the shootings at a synagogue in Pennsylvania (remember those? I didn't think so.), I went to an "interfaith memorial service" at a synagogue about five minutes from my house in a midsized Massachusetts city.
No one even knows how many girls there were.
It is a rare and very poignant image. A lady photographed as a slave in Columbus circa 1860.
Pending approval by the Columbus City Council and the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors, the Columbus-Lowndes Airport will be "under new management," as the saying goes.
Ask any elected official in Mississippi if people living in rural areas deserve the same quality of life as people living in cities and you will probably get a quick "yes" but, that isn't what current state policy says.
Colleges and universities are supposed to be places where curiosity is developed and intellectual debate in encouraged. But with each passing day, it appears that the debate part of the equation is limited in favor of indoctrination, or at a minimum, silence.
Since its completion in 1984, efforts to maximize the benefits of the Tenn-Tom Waterway have focused heavily on increasing commercial traffic and, of course, recreational opportunities.
If President Donald Trump were paid a dime every time critics call his anti-illegal immigration policy "racist," he'd double his net worth.
Tuesday, roughly 880,000 Mississippians went to the polls to determine who will represent the state in the U.S. Senate, a great turnout for a runoff election.
Republicans and Democrats both battle over party doctrine and control. The difference with the Democrats is that their discontents often don't stop fighting after the results are in.
The United States is composed of 329 million people spread over 3.8 million square miles. In population and landmass, it's a pretty big place.
Today, and for the fourth time this year, Mississippians are headed to the polls.
Tension between the press and public officials is a good thing. The greater worry for this public is if reporters and politicians are too buddy-buddy.
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