That went over well. In the darkness of night on a federal holiday, House Republicans voted to kill the Office of Congressional Ethics.
An editor for whom I worked at Mississippi State University told me this day would come.
The new year is a time to make resolutions to improve your life over the next 12 months.
It will be a short session, only 90 days. Mississippi lawmakers will be back home while the azaleas are still in bloom, at least in some parts of the state.
In retaliation for the hacking of John Podesta and the DNC, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered closure of their country houses on Long Island and Maryland's Eastern shore.
What if a New Year's resolution had more to do with finding your passion than restricting your diet, exercising more or spending less?
In South Africa, people who speak Afrikaans use the word "robot" to mean the same thing it means in English. But it is also the word for "traffic light." Why?
Lost in the celebration of Mississippi"s Bicentennial is another time for celebration.
There are benefits to living near a firehouse. I hope the firemen there feel the same way. We're a block away and always good for a laugh.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- I came here during the holidays to visit an old friend who's fallen on hard times.
Donald Trump has just finished the last of his nine post-election "thank-you tour" rallies. Why did he do them? And why is he planning further rallies after he becomes president?
A rose to Columbus Light & Water, the city of Columbus and TVA, which have combined to help address one of the hidden costs that affect lower-income households.
As the year comes to a close, most us will likely view 2016 with ambivalence -- a mixture of good and bad, as is common with most years. We got enough of each to look forward to 2017 with guarded optimism.
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