A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to buy an assault rifle after making racist threats online.
LGBTQ advocates say the recent fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Black transgender woman along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast reflects a disturbing pattern of violence against an already marginalized group.
A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said.
More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s devastating testimony last week against former President Donald Trump, says a member of a House committee investigating the insurrection.
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The 30 NATO allies signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals.
U.S. officials said Monday the bullet that killed veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired from an Israeli position.
The fast-changing coronavirus has kicked off summer in the U.S. with lots of infections but relatively few deaths compared to its prior incarnations.
In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade had been wrongly decided and that it was time to “return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives” in the states.
Hershel W. “Woody” Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, will lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday.
Simple advice from a friend to stay near the door may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly fate that befell 53 other migrants when they were abandoned trapped in a sweltering semi-trailer last week on the edge of San Antonio.
Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Nancy Carpenter’s contract is being renegotiated. The term may be reduced from three years to one, and at least some board members are reportedly exploring putting someone else in charge of the Columbus Cultural Heritage Foundation.
When Columbus resident Summer Clayton opened his TikTok account a year and a half ago, he never imagined it would lead to his role as a surrogate dad to more than 3 million followers.
Dispatch sports editor Tom Rysinski, 56, died suddenly Saturday morning at his home.
Recent improvements at the Columbus-Lowndes Port mean material can now be loaded between railcars and barges quicker, potentially resulting in fewer trucks on the road.
Uncle Sam may pick up the tab for a planned multi-purpose building and storm shelter at the Lowndes County sports complex site, according to County Administrator Jay Fisher.
Michelle Jones of Starkville has been selected as the Mississippi Main Street Association’s board president for 2022-23.
Last Friday Roe v. Wade was overturned in a 6-3 ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and abortion was officially turned over to the states to decide.
Several new laws take effect in Mississippi on Friday, which is also the first day of the new state budget year.
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youths.