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Aug 20, 2014 at 6:13 AM
Liberian security forces sealed off a seaside slum in the capital Wednesday in the latest effort to stop the spread of Ebola, setting off protests by angry residents.
Aug 19, 2014 at 7:03 PM
By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National...
Aug 19, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Hattiesburg, Miss., has been named one of the 10 Best College Towns, 2014 by, a national website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small to mid-sized cities.
Aug 19, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The Habitat for Humanity in Hattiesburg has joined a national program called 2X4XU. It allows people to purchase 2X4 pieces of wood for $200 that will later be used in the construction of a new home.
Aug 19, 2014 at 11:13 AM
Saudi Arabia's top cleric said Tuesday that extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's no. 1 enemy and that Muslims have been their first victims.
Aug 19, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes...
Aug 19, 2014 at 7:03 AM
Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as...
Aug 19, 2014 at 6:33 AM
Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and...
Aug 19, 2014 at 5:23 AM
A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff's investigator said.
Aug 19, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza...
Aug 19, 2014 at 12:04 AM
A rezoning issue in downtown Hattiesburg has attracted the interest of citizens after a vacant convenience store that was once considered a nuisance is being bought to reopen.
Aug 18, 2014 at 8:19 PM
The signatures are in, the ballots are ready, and the City of Petal is prepared for its special election for Ward 3 alderman, which takes place on Tuesday at the Masonic Lodge. Although both candidates
Aug 18, 2014 at 4:23 PM
For nearly two months, Southern California sheriff's deputies and a legion of volunteers scoured the vast, rough terrain peppered with abandoned mine pits and deep bodies of water where the 19-year-old pregnant wife of...
Aug 18, 2014 at 12:33 PM
A Laurel couple has received death threats after starring in a Showtime documentary called The L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin.
Aug 18, 2014 at 5:22 AM
Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling...