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A commission has whittled down a list of proposed designs for a new Mississippi flag from nearly 3,000 to 147.
Early voting in the presidential election is fast approaching, and both campaigns are feverishly making final preparations for the post-summer sprint to the finish.
President Donald Trump is facing a rare rebuke from the Republican Party for floating the possibility of delaying the November election.
The baseball season descended deeper into crisis Tuesday, while states such as Mississippi and South Carolina looked for ways to add hospital beds.
Five more Victoria residents have died from COVID-19 as the Australian state recorded 357 new cases in the past 24 hours.
South Korea has reported more than 100 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four months as more American states tightened anti-disease controls in response to risi...
Mississippi is seeing the biggest outbreak of COVID-19 among legislators in any state.
The state health officer in Mississippi says at least eight of the state's lawmakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus.
We’re moving into the heart of summer, but if you’re expecting the traditional summertime slowdown in presidential politics, don’t.
Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag.
Mississippi officials are having a ceremony to relegate the former state flag to history.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has announced a ceremony to sign a bill retiring the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem.
The Confederate battle flag is losing its place of official prominence in the South 155 years after the end of the Civil War.
Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
Two Republican elected officials in Mississippi are saying the Confederate battle emblem should be removed from the state flag and replaced with “In God We Trust.”.
The Confederate-themed Mississippi flag is drawing criticism from two big forces in the culturally conservative state.
A white elected official in Mississippi says African Americans “became dependent” during slavery and have remained that way.
The young activists who launched a protest movement after George Floyd’s death are bringing fresh energy to a long-simmering debate about a Confederate symbol — the rebel...
Most states are taking their time spending the coronavirus relief aid Congress sent them earlier this spring, even as they push for more federal help.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is handling a prank with good humor.
Restaurants opened up to dine-in patrons in at least three states Monday and the governor of Texas allowed movie theaters, malls and eateries to start letting customers t...
As governors around the country weigh reopening their economies amid the fight against COVID-19, a patchwork of stay-home orders and other business restrictions exist.
Governors in 17 states have committed to regional coordination to reopen their economies during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Justice Department has weighed in on a local Mississippi case involving a Christian church that says its religious freedoms were violated.
President Donald Trump and governors from both parties are disputing who has the authority to reopen the economy.
Strong storms pounding the Deep South have killed at least 12 people in Mississippi and Georgia and sending more than a dozen to hospitals in the Chattanooga, Tennessee a...
A series of tornado warnings have north Louisiana residents on edge while much of the Deep South braces for severe holiday weather.
State and local leaders are struggling to navigate inconsistent federal guidance and fierce political tribalism that is complicating their responses to the coronavirus ou...
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is pushing to become the second Democratic governor in the Deep South as he faces Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves in the state's mos...
Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Mississippi the day before the state's election to campaign for the Republican nominee for governor
President Donald Trump is too busy campaigning for GOP gubernatorial candidates to attend a pair of Asia summits this weekend in suburban Bangkok
Republicans running for statewide offices in Mississippi are showing a unified front
President Donald Trump is traveling to Mississippi to try to shore up Republican support ahead of the state's toughest governor's race in nearly a generation