CHICAGO (AP) — Want to know your chances of dying in the next 10 years? If you’re over 50, a new mortality index can give you a clue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.
ATLANTA (AP) — Stevie Wonder is not happy with Lil Wayne’s vulgar lyrics that reference Emmett Till, a black teen who was killed in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a white woman.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Residents shaken by a tornado that mangled homes in Mississippi were waking up Monday to a day of removing trees, patching roofs and giving thanks for their survival. More than 60 in the state were injured.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of federal background checks for firearms sales declined in the U.S. last month, as retailers continue to run out of guns to sell during a buying spree driven by Washington’s new focus on gun control.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Freight barges were idled among some 50 vessels stacked up Tuesday along a normally bustling stretch of the Mississippi River that was closed as crews worked to clean up leaking oil spilled in a weekend barge accident.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a state that defied the union during the Civil War and Civil Rights era, two lawmakers want Mississippi to block some current and future federal laws.
NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years – and it could be a bad one. The primary strain circulating is one that tends to cause more severe illness, especially in the elderly.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi authorities say they have charged a Jackson man with depraved heart murder after a Georgia woman died from an injection received as part of an illegal buttocks implant. Attorney General […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Midwest this week, although it is unlikely to break the drought that has been gripping the […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he won’t attend the Republican National Convention because his home state is in the cross hairs of Tropical Storm Isaac. Jindal had been scheduled to […]