News about Mississippi, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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Mississippi and Mississippi State did not disappoint on a big day for the state’s college football programs, each scoring an upset over an undefeated opponent.
Civil liberties groups have filed a federal class action lawsuit charging that inmates at the jail in Scott County, Miss., are “indefinitely detained” and denied counsel.
Eddie Lee Howard Jr. was convicted of murder largely because of what many experts call a far-fetched match of his teeth to purported bite wounds.
The 10 titles on the longlist of the National Book Foundation’s 2014 Award for Young People’s Literature underscore the diversity of subject matter in this area of publishing.