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Pressure building on rural north Mississippi dam

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Authorities worked to lower the level of a rain-swollen lake in rural north Mississippi on Wednesday, hoping to avoid the...

Lawsuit says Mississippi prisons are ‘plagued by violence’

More than two dozen Mississippi inmates are suing the stateBy EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated PressJanuary 14, 2020, 11:48 PM4 min readJACKSON, Miss. --...

Mueller probe witness pleads guilty on child sex charges

A key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation will be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty...

Oregon girl dead, boy missing after being swept into ocean

A 7-year-old girl is dead and her 4-year-old brother is missing after they and their father were swept into the ocean on the...

Storms sweep southern U.S, Midwest as death toll rises to 11

HOUSTON -- Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths...

FAA seeks to fine Boeing $5.4 million over faulty Max parts

Federal safety officials say they will fine Boeing $5.4 million for installing substandard parts on the wings of some of its now-grounded 737...

Mississippi, lacking guards, sends inmates to private prison

Mississippi's prison system is transferring 375 inmates to a private prison after recent eruptions of violenceBy JEFF AMY Associated PressJanuary 9, 2020, 11:38...

Mississippi moms question state as they bury slain inmates

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Manslaughter isn't supposed to be a death sentence. Nor is burglary. Nor is armed robbery, selling cocaine or stealing a...

Man charged in Christmas Eve Oklahoma airport bomb threat

A Oklahoma man is facing a federal charge after authorities say he called Tulsa International Airport on Christmas Eve and reported that a...

Mother of Texas baby on life support talks amid court battle

A woman awaiting a court decision in her battle against a Texas hospital's plan to end life-sustaining treatment for her 11-month-old daughter spoke...

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Hong Kong airline stops pregnancy tests for Saipan travelers

Hong Kong Express has apologized for requiring some passengers bound for the U.S. territory of Saipan to take pregnancy testsJanuary 17, 2020, 9:53...

Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winnerBy LYNN ELBER AP Television...

Delta and its pilots ask mediator for help in contract talks

Delta Air Lines and its pilots want Washington to help them agree on a new contract for the pilotsJanuary 18, 2020, 12:02 AM1...