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Read the full articles of impeachment document here New! 2020-12-10 08:24:00Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee revealed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, setting in motion a historic c

This is why you should never plug space New! 2020-11-21 10:24:00Everyone needs to be aware of this huge risk.

Fact Check: President Trump and Joe Biden square New! 2020-10-22 21:24:00As the candidates face off for the final time before Election Day, we're fact-checking them.

WATCH LIVE: Trump and Biden face off in New! 2020-10-22 20:51:00After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, take the st

Santa won't be at Macy's for the first New! 2020-10-22 19:55:00Another holiday hallmark is going virtual this year.

Russian hackers targeting state and local networks have New! 2020-10-22 19:36:00The warning, less than two weeks before the election, amplified fears of the potential for tampering with the vote and undermining confidence in the r

Mississippi State Fair reopens for another weekend New! 2020-10-22 19:28:00The Mississippi State Fair reopened Thursday for another long weekend.

Shooting on UMMC campus leads to arrest New! 2020-10-22 19:16:00A man is in custody in connection with a shooting on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, hospital officials said.

Another juror speaks out about how charges were New! 2020-10-22 19:03:00Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who announced the grand jury's decision in September, has disagreed with efforts by the grand jurors to spe

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19 New! 2020-10-22 18:39:00The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday in a letter that it has approved remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients.

Man arrested in McDonald's shooting that killed 1, New! 2020-10-22 18:31:00U.S. Marshals say they arrested Deondric Green, 20, around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Camden.

A fourth-grader walked to school to use its New! 2020-10-22 18:29:00"He was like, 'Yeah, I need to be back on the school property, and I could be like a normal kid again,'" his mother said.

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Holiday Bowl becomes 4th game to cancel due New! 2020-10-22 21:14:36SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Holiday Bowl has become the fourth bowl game to be called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Latin Trade IndexAmericas Awards 2020: Sustainability, Future for New! 2020-10-22 21:02:00MIAMI, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 28th, the Latin American business magazine Latin Trade will honor the five most sustainable companies

Hemostats and Tissue Sealants Market to Witness Over New! 2020-10-22 21:01:37LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 22, 2020--

Wyoming plans to take extra precautions ahead of New! 2020-10-22 21:00:00Cowboys trying to avoid COVID-19 outbreak during their first road trip of the season.

Steven M. Sipple: One night in Ames, Jim New! 2020-10-22 21:00:00Bob Devaney is a coaching legend for a variety of reasons, as Jim Walden discovered firsthand as a Husker assistant in the early 1970s.

Greg Hansen: With two weeks before 2020 opener, New! 2020-10-22 21:00:00In its 42 seasons in the Pac-12, Arizona has never entered training camp with so many unknowns and uncertainties. Players, coaches, all of it.

Hair Dryer Market Will Exhibit a CAGR of New! 2020-10-22 20:31:08LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 22, 2020--

Future Husker with Heinrich Haarberg: First in-state QB New! 2020-10-22 20:30:00Haarberg has been Kearney Catholic's starting QB since the middle of his sophomore year.

Perdomo has TJ surgery, Strahm set to have New! 2020-10-22 20:23:10SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres right-hander Luis Perdomo has had reconstructive elbow surgery and left-hander Matt Strahm is scheduled to und

SailGP global league plans to add women to New! 2020-10-22 20:16:52LONDON (AP) — The SailGP global league plans to have at least one woman on every crew during the 2021 season.

World Series notes: Wood's role in LA, Adames New! 2020-10-22 20:15:40ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Wood has experience starting in the World Series for the Dodgers. While in a different role now, the left-hander co

Yes On Prop 24 Campaign Announces Female Leaders New! 2020-10-22 20:14:00SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced female leaders from across California in support of the

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Mississippi Gov. Nominates Director for Environmental Agency New! 2020-10-22 11:39:35JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An attorney is being nominated to lead the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality after serving as the agency's

AP Road Trip: In Mississippi, Black Voters Face New! 2020-10-22 11:35:44Meridian, Miss. (AP) — The old civil rights worker was sure the struggle would be over by now. He’d fought so hard back in the ’60s

Hinds County Supervisors Say Nov. 3 Election Safe 2020-10-21 14:33:11Members of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors sought to allay the fears of some about voting on Nov. 3 at their meeting Monday. WJTV's Alex Love

City Starts Public Engagement to Craft New Comprehensive 2020-10-21 14:29:37The people of Jackson have the opportunity to contribute to a new comprehensive plan for the city, with the public engagement phase lasting for the ne

Obama Endorses Espy in US Senate Contest in 2020-10-21 13:26:43JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Democrat trying to unseat a Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi said Wednesday that he has received his “bigges

Sports Complex Planned at Former Mississippi Water Park 2020-10-21 13:24:28JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sports complex is being planned at the site of a former water park near Mississippi's capital city, according to offici

Trump Camp: Stop Using His Name in Medical 2020-10-21 11:14:57JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign is telling a Mississippi group to stop saying that Trump supports a ballot measure that

Gov. Reeves Issues Mask Mandates For 9 Counties, 2020-10-20 14:03:26Gov. Tate Reeves reinstated a mask mandate and other restrictions in nine Mississippi counties yesterday, in the wake of a sharp uptick in transmissio

Mississippi Names New Child Protection Services Commissioner 2020-10-20 11:21:37JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Andrea Sanders, general counsel and principal deputy executive director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, h

Mississippi Invitational, New Stage Virtual Events and Fiber 2020-10-19 14:13:34The Mississippi Museum of Art recently announced that it will host the Mississippi Invitational, which features contemporary artwork from around the s

Mississippi State Fair Will Reopen for Extra Days 2020-10-19 13:46:35JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State Fair closed late Sunday after 12-day run, but state Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson says offici

“A Critical Piece Is Missing” In COVID Strategy, 2020-10-16 21:18:57State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs is “gravely concerned” about the rapid increase in transmission of COVID-19 across Mississippi, as &

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2 inmates from central Mississippi prison die; autopsies New! 2020-10-22 16:00:51JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ One inmate has died at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and another who had been at that prison died in a Jackson hospi

Stocks close higher as companies report solid earnings New! 2020-10-22 15:57:11By ALEX VEIGA and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday as Wall Street welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports

If Google’s a monopoly, who is harmed by New! 2020-10-22 15:38:55By MATT O’BRIEN AP Technology Writer Google has long defended itself against charges of monopoly by stressing that its products are free and tha

In Wake of Protests, Bangladesh Approves Death Penalty New! 2020-10-22 14:16:48Bangladesh approved the death penalty for rape on Oct 13, after days of protests on the streets and on social media against the high incidents of sexu

TB Survivors, Activists from India Raise Concerns at New! 2020-10-22 14:00:07With nearly 27 percent of the world’s 10 million tuberculosis cases, India faces significant issues around the cost and availability of treatmen

Five Killed, 20 Injured in Karachi Building Blast New! 2020-10-22 08:27:17At least five people were killed and another 20 were injured in an explosion in a multistory building in Karachi on Oct. 21. The blast occurred at 9:3

Over 1.6M Deaths in India Linked to Air Pollution in New! 2020-10-22 08:13:42Over 1.6 million deaths in India in 2019 have been linked to bad air quality, according to the State of Global Air 2020 report released on O

Pakistan Army Accused of Forcing Police Chief to New! 2020-10-22 07:47:31Pakistan army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has ordered an inquiry into the alleged abduction of the police inspector general in Sindh province, and fo

Donation to create William Carey health science facility 2020-10-22 01:05:21HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) _ A private Mississippi university has received a $30,000 donation from a Hattiesburg pharmacist and his wife. William Carey U

Candidates faced-off over issues for MS Supreme Court 2020-10-21 23:49:53By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, A virtual candidate’s forum, hosted by the Stennis Institute of Government and the Capitol Corps was held October

FACT CHECK: Does the flu vaccine affect my 2020-10-16 14:39:47By The Associated Press Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19? The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coro

Drugstore chain Walgreens rebounds with $373M profit in 2020-10-16 13:45:23By TOM MURPHY AP Health Writer COVID-19 took another bite out of Walgreens Boots Alliance quarterly numbers but this time left behind better-than-expe