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Younger Voters, Women Breaking for Clinton

A new poll shows young voters turning to Clinton now that the race has settled down to two main candidates. Clinton now leads among likely voters 18 to 30 years ...

Civil Rights

NAACP: Noose Put Around Neck of Black Student in Mississippi

White students at a south Mississippi high school put a noose around the neck of a black student and "yanked backward," the state NAACP said Monday.

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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson scored two rushing touchdowns and Jordan Johnson added a score and 78 yards on the ground to help lead Jackson State past Texas Southern 21-13 on Saturday. Jackson ...


Don't Believe the Polls, Trump Says, 'We Are Winning'

Election Day just 15 days off, Donald Trump fought to preserve his narrow path to the presidency in must-win Florida on Monday. Hillary Clinton worked to slam the door on ...


Trial Delayed for Man Accused of Bribing Former Prison Chief

The trial of a physician accused of bribing Mississippi's former corrections commissioner has been delayed until February.


Trustees: Jackson State Must Act Now to Stanch Cash Drain

College Board officials are intervening in Jackson State University's finances, saying the 10,000-student university's cash reserves have been spent down to a dangerously low point.


Trump on Clinton: 'Such a Nasty Woman'

Donald Trump asserted in the final presidential debate that no one respects women more than he does. Yet in its closing moments, standing onstage with the first major-party female presidential ...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and Their Debate Claims

Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that her spending plans won't add to the country's debt. As well, ...


Trump Refuses to Say if He'll Accept Election Results

Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say in the final debate that he will accept the results of next month's election if he ...


Analysis: Trump Needed Debate Reset, Instead Riles GOP

Donald Trump needed a game changer. Instead, he landed a jaw dropper. When the Republican nominee for president refused to say he would accept the results of the election, he ...


Hood: Credit Reporting Agencies' Actions Hurt Consumers

Mississippi residents will receive three years of free access to their own credit reports under an agreement three credit reporting agencies have made with the state's top legal officer.


Trump May Not Accept Election Results, Republicans Disavows Statement

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the results of next month's election ...


Jailed 96 Days on Bogus Charge: It is No One's Fault?

Pulled over for traffic violations, Jessica Jauch was held for 96 days in a Mississippi jail without seeing a judge, getting a lawyer or having a chance to make bail. ...


Clinton, Trump Set for Last Debate as Ugly Race Nears Finish

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's ugly and acrimonious battle for the White House is barreling toward the end, with the candidates taking the debate stage Wednesday night for one final ...


'Stop Whining,' Obama Tells Trump, Chiding for Fraud Talk

"Stop whining," President Barack Obama rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, speaking out as seldom before on next month's election and chiding the Republican for sowing suspicion about the integrity of ...