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A look at 8 lawmakers appointed to probe Jan. 6 attack

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is acting swiftly to launch a new investigation of the violent Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol,...

‘She wasn’t a nobody’: Infant exhumed 30 years after death

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For decades, the two little grave markers sat side by side in a Mississippi Coast cemetery, identified only as Baby Jane and Baby Jane...

Search is on for man suspected of shooting FBI agent

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JACKSON, Miss. — Authorities were searching Monday for a man suspected of shooting and wounding an FBI special agent in Jackson, Mississippi, over the...

As variant rises, vaccine plan targets ‘movable middle’

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WASHINGTON — Thrown off-stride to reach its COVID-19 vaccination goal, the Biden administration is sending A-list officials across the country, devising ads for niche...

Case files on 1964 Civil Rights worker killings made public

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JACKSON, Miss. — Never before seen case files, photographs and other records documenting the investigation into the infamous slayings of three civil rights workers...

Early assessment: June floods may have done record damage

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — Floods in early June may have done record-breaking agricultural damage but assessments are far from done, Mississippi State University's agricultural extension...

Kentucky to allow college athletes to earn off likeness

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday allowing the state's college athletes — including players on the nationally renowned...

Civil rights trail book aims to make history easy to digest

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ATLANTA — By highlighting cities that played host to significant events during the civil rights movement, a new book aims to make that complex...

Amazon announces plans to build solar farm in Mississippi

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JACKSON, Miss. — Amazon has announced plans to build a solar farm in Mississippi and in at least 10 other states, including Arkansas and...

US appeals court ruling setback for St. Louis-area pipeline

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A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday struck down the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval of a natural gas pipeline that runs through parts...