Sixteen people are dead after a Marine Corps tanker crashed Monday in a field in northern Mississippi, officials said Tuesday.
By Joshua Barajas, Laura Santhanam, Iman Smith
In a week fraught with murky developments over the GOP Senate health care bill, here are some important stories you may have missed.
By Kamala Kelkar
A suspect was arrested after a house-to-house shooting spree that killed eight in rural Mississippi on Saturday night, including a sheriff’s deputy.
Nearly 40 percent of adults under 65 carry medical debt, and many of them are middle class. When they don't pay their bills, hospitals must eat the cost.
A federal court in Mississippi on Friday ruled against a state law that would have shut down the state's lone abortion clinic in the city of Jackson.
The attack on a black church is the latest in a long history of racially motivated voter intimidation tactics.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
Beginning in the 1950s, many cities banned open containers of alcohol in public. Now several cities are bringing it back — in a controlled fashion.
By PBS NewsHour
Corporal punishment is still used in 21 states' public schools. Proponents say the method can motivate children to behave, but research suggests otherwise. Trey Clayton, for instance, was paddled repeatedly in school as a teenager, ultimately suffering a broken jaw…
Clean coal technology is key to the Obama administration’s plans for combating climate change. But a high-profile power plant, once a poster child for clean coal’s promise, has run billions over budget in construction costs, faces federal investigations and allegations…
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