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Mississippi Civil Rights Marker Returning After Damage Fixed

A civil rights marker in Mississippi has been repaired and will be put back in place, weeks after being vandalized.

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Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of ...

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Even With Trump Warning, Mueller Likely to Probe Finances

President Donald Trump's growing anxiety about the federal Russia probe has spilled into public view with his warning that special counsel Robert Mueller would be out of bounds if he ...

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Trump Legal Team Looking to Investigate Mueller Aides

President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

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APNewsBreak: Lawsuit Says 'Bathroom Bill' Effects Still Felt

Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according ...

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AP Sources: US to Ban Americans from Traveling to North Korea

The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who died in June after falling ...

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Business Group Leader: Pro-Union Vote Could Hurt Mississippi

The head of the Mississippi chamber of commerce says the state could have a harder time attracting jobs if Nissan workers vote to join a union.

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Ole Miss Confirms: Hugh Freeze Has Resigned

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

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Poll: Most Say Feds Should Ensure Health Coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans aren't enthralled with "Obamacare" and they definitely don't like the Republican plans offered in Congress, so what does the public want the government to do about ...

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Trump Administration Pulls Health Law Help in 18 Cities

President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have ...

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McCain's Cancer Diagnosis Jolts Senate

Sen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past.

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By Embracing Russia, Trump Bumps Up Against Top Advisers

President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to ...

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Trump Rages at Sessions in New York Times Interview

President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself ...

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Justices Won't Block New Trial of Hinds District Attorney

The Mississippi Supreme Court has cleared the way for Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith to go on trial again.

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Trump Says He Wants Voter Fraud Commission to Have Open Mind

President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged members of his new voter fraud commission to approach their task with "a very open mind," despite having spent months making unfounded claims, without ...