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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.

Mississippi boys found safe; Amber Alert canceled New! 2020-10-19 12:14:00An Amber Alert has been canceled after two missing boys were found safe, Pascagoula police say.

Canada-US border closure extended to Nov. 21 New! 2020-10-19 11:57:00The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to nonessential travel for another month as both countries work to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Some states allow ballots if voters die before New! 2020-10-19 11:47:00Seventeen states prohibit counting ballots cast by someone who subsequently dies before the election, but 10 states specifically allow it. The law is

10 states reported their highest single-day coronavirus case New! 2020-10-19 11:36:00COVID-19 cases continue to soar across the country and one top infectious disease expert warned Americans that the next few months will be the "darke

Shooting at motel injures several people, JPD says New! 2020-10-19 11:33:00Jackson police are at the scene of a shooting that injured several people.

'I was shocked by it': Twitter suspends fake 2020-10-19 10:58:00Twitter has recently suspended a slew of fake accounts pretending to be Black supporters of President Donald Trump. Many have tweeted this identical p

Cruise ship rescues 24 people from sinking boat 2020-10-19 10:34:00Cruise ships are mostly standing idle due to the pandemic, but that hasn't stopped one "ghost' vessel jumping into action to rescue 24 people from

Mississippi COVID-19 cases top 110,000 2020-10-19 10:30:00As people are getting tested, the number of positive cases of the coronavirus is increasing.

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall 2020-10-19 10:29:00The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portio

Mississippi State Fair extended for another weekend 2020-10-19 10:29:00The 161st Mississippi State Fair isn't over just yet.

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Autonomous Mobile Robots Market | Better ROI of New! 2020-10-19 21:01:21LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 19, 2020--

University of Texas to create center to study New! 2020-10-19 20:58:04AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new center for research and education into stuttering is being created at the University of Texas at Austin, the universi

Luna Rossa launches 2nd America's Cup yacht in New! 2020-10-19 20:55:50WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Italian challenger Luna Rossa has launched its second America’s Cup racing yacht, becoming the third team i

Few fans, masked umps, muted celebrations for World New! 2020-10-19 20:42:42ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A World Series like no other opens Tuesday night with Clayton Kershaw’s Los Angeles Dodgers pursuing redemption, K

Global Outdoor Furniture Market Analysis Highlights the Impact New! 2020-10-19 20:30:55LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 19, 2020--

Argentina hits 1 million cases as virus slams New! 2020-10-19 20:29:44USHUAIA, Argentina (AP) — At the edge of Argentina in a city known as “The End of the World,” many thought they might be spared from

Chiefs, Edwards-Helaire run away with 26-17 win over New! 2020-10-19 20:22:25ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Clyde Edwards-Helaire showed new teammate Le’Veon Bell and the rest of the NFL how dominant the Kansas City Chie

An All-Star Cast Presents A Gripping Audio Adaptation New! 2020-10-19 20:16:00NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to announce the publication of THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7: The Official Tr

Foot injury will keep veteran DE Garrett Crall New! 2020-10-19 20:15:00Cowboys will start the season without their most experienced defensive lineman.

IBHS brings latest scientific research to California wildfire New! 2020-10-19 20:09:00RICHBURG, S.C., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the record-setting year of wildfires continues to ravage California, the Insurance Institute for Busi

Kershaw's latest World Series chance with Dodgers near New! 2020-10-19 20:06:34ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw has pitched in the final game of the season for the Los Angeles Dodgers six of the last seven years. Non

Nelly Furtado Debut 'Whoa, Nelly!' Celebrates 20th Anniversary; New! 2020-10-19 20:04:00SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy® winning singer/songwriter Nelly Furtado first spread her artistic wings and soared int

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Engineers' Report Bolsters Proposed Mississippi Pump Project 2020-10-16 18:50:55JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday published a draft of a new environmental impact statement that supports a propo

24 Indicted in Probe of White Supremacist Prison 2020-10-16 14:25:30HOUSTON (AP) — Twenty-four people, including alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang, have been indicted in federal courts in Texas,

Power APAC Elementary Dropping Confederate’s Name; Students to 2020-10-16 13:36:35Changing the name of Jackson schools that reference past Confederate soldiers is not about erasing the past but giving the students a way to be proud,

Azia’s Picks 10-16-20 2020-10-16 13:19:12We made it to another weekend in the Capital City, friends! I’m personally looking forward to binge watching some of my Halloween faves as the

City Will Rent Jail Space from Holmes, Yazoo 2020-10-15 14:19:20The City of Jackson will rent 25 jail beds in Yazoo County and another 12 in Holmes County to house people arrested for misdemeanors. The Jackson Cit

MSDH Reports 1,322 New Cases of COVID-19, Which 2020-10-15 14:12:06Two weeks to the day after Gov. Tate Reeves lifted the statewide mask mandate, a massive swell in COVID-19 cases is shaping into a third spike, imperi

JSU Social Justice Presentation, Tougaloo 151st Founders' Week 2020-10-15 13:33:45Leneice T. Smith, associate professor of political science at Jackson State University, is sponsoring a virtual Zoom presentation featuring her father

Espy: Hyde-Smith 'Disrespecting' Mississippi by Not Debating 2020-10-15 13:14:54JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Democratic challenger Mike Espy on Wednesday criticized Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for not accepting invitation

De’Keither Stamps Wins District 66 House Seat in 2020-10-14 13:53:59Ward 4 Councilman De’Keither Stamps of Jackson emerged victorious in the special runoff election Tuesday to fill the District 66 seat in the Mis

Four Win Special Elections for Mississippi Legislative Seats 2020-10-14 12:36:30JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three Republicans and a Democrat won special-election runoffs Tuesday to fill seats in the Mississippi Legislature, and wi

Racial Justice Movement a Factor for Five State 2020-10-14 12:29:31The Black Lives Matter movement isn’t named in any of the 120 statewide ballot measures up for a vote on Nov. 3. But this year's nationwide pro

Mississippi Gov. Nominates Two to State Board of 2020-10-14 12:26:37JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has nominated two people to fill vacancies on the state Board of Education. The governor's

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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

Mississippi Supreme Court candidate looks to bring diversity 2020-10-16 13:19:16By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ A challenger in a Mississippi Supreme Court election said Monday that she would bring d

4 charged with capital murder in death of 2020-10-16 13:02:02PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) _ Three suspects in the death of a man found floating in a southeast Mississippi river have had their charges upgraded to capit

Wearing Masks During Childbirth Causes Major Rift in 2020-10-15 22:03:19PARIS — Public health officials worldwide have encouraged people to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. But in France, a controversy i

VIDEO: Gamer Held at Gunpoint During Livestream 2020-10-15 21:44:13Players taking part in a live-stream online game witnessed some unexpected real-life action when a man waving a gun appeared on the screen at one of t

‘Made It Out’ Author Recalls Escape From Streets 2020-10-15 21:18:54Ross Williams made it out, and then he wrote a book about it. Growing up in New Orleans’ 7th Ward can be rife with challenges. The horror storie

The Incredible Life of Daniel Smith, Living Son 2020-10-15 10:39:22As one of the few living children of a slave, 88-year-old Daniel Smith has a unique perspective on race relations in America. Smith’s father, Ab

Pastor and people bid farewell – After 10 2020-10-15 01:11:54By Leon Williams, Contributing Writer, After 10 years of dedicated service as pastor at College Hill Baptist Church in Jackson’s Washington Addi

Runoffs will fill 2 seats in Mississippi Senate, 2020-10-15 01:09:43By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Runoffs are happening Tuesday for special elections to fill four seats in the Mississip

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