Malcolm Johnson, a Democratic man running for office in Mississippi, says he wasn't criticizing all women—just one—when he said being county supervisor is "a man's job."
Donald Trump turned a campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of four Democratic congresswomen of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is asking 16 cities in the state to eliminate local laws that penalize panhandling.
Attorneys defending Mississippi say a lawsuit that challenges the state's system of choosing a governor is about "partisan politics," not about protecting African Americans' voting rights.
Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr., a man running for Mississippi governor, says he also won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting, repeating the sentiment of fellow Republican candidate Robert Foster.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he's proposing the state spend $100 million to try to improve job skills. Reeves said the single largest expense would be $75 million to community colleges for workforce training.
News outlets report school supplies are officially on the tax exemption list for the holiday, which is on July 26 and 27. All clothing, footwear and school supplies under $100 can be purchased minus the 7% state sales tax.
Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north.
Mississippi's Charter School Authorizer Board could have to make a decision on closing some charter schools in coming months, as the state's first two charter schools complete their initial five-year contracts.
Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on a sweeping federal indictment that accuses him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with the performer.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein , who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.
Just a week after insisting that he was "absolutely moving forward," President Donald Trump abandoned his effort to insert a citizenship question into next year's census.
Building toward hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Barry began hitting Louisiana with wind and rain Friday as it closed in what could be a long, slow—and epic—drenching that could trigger flooding in and around New Orleans.
The small Mississippi Delta town of Cleveland serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past.
Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans' improved post-Katrina flood defenses.