Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases.
Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries even though the federal government requires such reporting, says a watchdog report due out Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients.
President Trump wants to make it easier for genetically engineered plants and animals to enter the food supply, and he signed an executive order Tuesday directing federal agencies to simplify the "regulatory maze" for producers.
Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
With just over three weeks to go, exactly what's going to happen in Washington on the Fourth of July remains a subject of intense confusion.
House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller's report are focusing Wednesday on contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Dakiriyah Doss, 15, said she didn't know when she applied to Mississippi Governor's School that she would be helping her fellow classmates at Columbus High School.
Columbus and Lowndes County workers have begun laying the groundwork for a new building to replace the Sim Scott Community Center, which was destroyed during a Feb. 23 tornado that caused $9.3 million in damages to public property.
Starkville police are searching for suspects after a Monday shooting at McKee Park sent a man to the hospital.
For Ann Brett Strickland, seeing the Mississippi State Bulldogs succeed is as much a business matter as it is one for cheering for the home team.
Longview Road appears to set for paving, pending approval from the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors at its next meeting on June 17.
Starkville Police Department arrested three suspects in two separate incidents of assault on Sunday and Monday.
Starkville police are searching for suspects after a shooting at McKee Park sent a man to the hospital.
Mississippi State's baseball team is headed back to Omaha, Nebraska.
A baseball game, as everyone knows, is nine innings. But on Sunday night, that format was altered. What you had, instead, was eight innings of baseball, followed by a Hallmark Channel movie.
Social media pushback has prompted city leaders to respond to concerns about the rollout of a new phase of cameras in Starkville.
Authorities are seeking a suspect in a high-speed chase that began in Lowndes County and ended in Oktibbeha County Friday afternoon.
With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd's homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talked about his recent health setback and his conversation with President Donald Trump, as he returned to teaching Sunday school in Georgia for the first time since breaking his hip.
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