News about Mississippi, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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The two were the last of 10 defendants who have pleaded guilty in racially motivated attacks on African-Americans in Jackson in 2011.
The authorities said Thursday that they had restored power to nearly everyone in Columbia after a series of powerful tornadoes that hit the town.
The destructive system damaged communities from Mississippi to Georgia. Flood warnings were issued for several counties in Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.
Severe weather blowing through the South knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and buildings. At least one death was reported.
The search giant accused the official, Jim Hood, of violating federal law in his efforts to get it to remove links to some content.
The house is paid for. The car is paid for. Everything else, we’re barely covering. I can’t find a job for the life of me—and if I do, who will look after the baby?
It has been 53 years since the Supreme Court ruled that states could not have a “religious test” for public office, but a belief in God remains a requirement in Maryland and other states.
The No. 18 Rebels (9-3, 5-3) beat the No. 4 Bulldogs (10-2, 6-2) on the strength of a feisty pass rush, solid play from quarterback Bo Wallace and a career day from tight end Evan Engram.
Starkville, the sleepy home of Mississippi State, has embraced its small-town status, and the tongue-in-cheek nickname Stark Vegas, as the Bulldogs’ football team has grown in prominence with several marquee wins.
Judge Kristine Baker of Federal District Court struck down Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban on Tuesday, which could pave the way for county clerks to resume issuing licenses.
On Oct. 21, 1967, teams from two historically black colleges, Jackson State and Grambling, desegregated the University of Mississippi’s Veterans Memorial Stadium.
William Crain, the author of “The Emotional Lives of Animals and Children,” writes that it’s time we consider the rights and preferences of other species as well as our own.
The state’s longest-serving corrections commissioner, Christopher B. Epps, faces charges that he pocketed more than $1 million while clearing the way for the private-sector prisons.
From the Southern chef Regina Charboneau, tricks and tips for an elaborate and elegant Thanksgiving dinner without endless hours in the kitchen.
Mr. Epps was arraigned on federal charges of receiving nearly a million dollars in mortgage payments in exchange for arranging contracts for prison services.
The arc of election night was clear this year before Election Day began. Fourteen years ago, the arc of election night wasn’t clear when Thanksgiving Day began.
Christopher Epps, the longtime commissioner of Mississippi’s Department of Corrections, resigned amid a federal investigation of conditions at state prisons.
A measure on Tuesday’s ballot would create an amendment to the State Constitution that is similar to one that was approved in 1996.
Oregon and Mississippi became the latest states to prohibit further installation of the Trinity Industries ET-Plus rail head, which is thought to have a dangerous defect.
The American researcher recently visited China to learn from its experience with Asian carp, a fish considered a pest in the United States but considered an important source of food, as well as a cultural symbol, in China.