Mississippi lawmakers are aiming for an early end to their scheduled 90-day session. This is the fourth and final year of the current term, and most members of the House and Senate are seeking re-election.
Mississippi State swept the 2019 C Spire Howell and Gillom awards Monday as two seniors, guard Quinndary Weatherspoon and center Teaira McCowan, were named the state's best male and female college basketball players this season.
World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent Islamophobia.
The Republican-run Senate firmly rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal.
Mississippi senators have passed a bill that says the government could not require disclosure of donors' names to certain types of tax-exempt groups involved in politics.
The Mississippi home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers is becoming a national monument.
Nissan Motor Co. says fewer contract workers than previously announced were laid off from its Mississippi plant.
Mississippi lawmakers continue to push ahead with a proposal that could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.
Jackson State University says U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will participate in a March 18 forum that will be televised on CNN.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign a bill that will ban the state from investing in companies that boycott Israel.
The city of Jackson announced the firings of three officers and a supervisor Tuesday following an internal affairs investigation of the arrest and death of 31-year-old Mario Clark.
The top of the ticket for Mississippi's 2019 statewide election could feature the most competitive governor's race since 2003.
Chris McDaniel, a Republican state senator who has twice run for higher office, says he won't seek a statewide position in Mississippi's 2019 elections.
Mississippi this year will have its biggest shake-up of statewide offices in a generation, no matter who wins in November.
The defensive linemen hailed as the gems of the draft class didn't disappoint during their on-field testing Sunday, and nobody performed better than Montez Sweat.