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Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore

President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response.

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Defiant Moore Camp Targets Female Accusers, Vows Fight

Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore's campaign lashed out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct, declaring "let the battle begin." Women's advocates decried the talk as worn intimidation tactics ...

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Mississippi Newspaper Wins Dispute Over Government Records

The Mississippi Supreme Court is siding with a newspaper in its longstanding effort to get documents from a state agency.

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$500 Apiece Offered to Help Mississippians Finish Degrees

Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce on Thursday announced a $3.5 million, two-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to help Mississippians finish college degrees.

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Mississippi Governor's Budget Has Free Community College

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is recommending that the state spend $7 million in the coming year to provide free community college for an unspecified number of students.

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Series of California Shootings Kill 5, Wound Child at School

A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him dead, ...

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Trump's AG Considers Special Counsel in Uranium Deal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department ...

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Roy Moore Losing GOP Endorsements After New Accusations

Roy Moore's support from fellow Republicans is hemorrhaging after a second woman accused the Alabaman of groping her when she was a teenager in the late 1970s, the latest setback ...

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Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks Exchange Adds Intrigue to Russia Probe

President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the website to publicize its ...

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Group Seeks Landmark Status for Emmett Till's Chicago Home

A preservation group wants the Chicago home where Emmett Till once lived to receive landmark status.

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Analysis: Mississippi Budget Practices Receive Mixed Grades

A nonpartisan group that evaluates state government budget practices is giving mostly midlevel marks to Mississippi.

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Ito Smith

Ito Smith ran for 150 yards and scored two touchdowns to propel Southern Mississippi to a 43-34 victory over Rice on Saturday.

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US Cities, States Defy Trump, Still Back Paris Climate Deal

A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from ...

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Slain Activist's Family Sees Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

The family of a man killed in 1966 by the Ku Klux Klan received a private preview Friday of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum that is opening next month.

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State: Disclosure Could Lead to Inability to Do Executions

Lawyers for the state of Mississippi argued Wednesday that disclosing information could destroy the state's ability to get the drugs needed for executions, urging a federal judge to block death ...