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Merck ends development of two potential COVID-19 vaccines New! 2021-01-25 20:48:00Drugmaker Merck is giving up on two potential COVID-19 vaccines following poor results in early-stage studies in favor of studying two possible treatm

Mother in custody, manhunt continues for father after New! 2021-01-25 20:22:00Hunters reportedly found the older child in the woods asking for help. A short time later the child's 2-year-old sibling was found dead

Brazil variant of coronavirus detected in US for New! 2021-01-25 19:58:00While all viruses mutate over time, some variants of the novel coronavirus are worrying scientists.

Authorities: Driver arrested after hitting at least 6 New! 2021-01-25 19:46:00A motorist struck multiple people and vehicles along streets and sidewalks in Portland Oregon, Monday before he ran from the scene and was arrested, p

Trump impeachment goes to Senate, testing his sway New! 2021-01-25 19:40:00 Democrats marched the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate Monday night for the start of his historic trial.

Health expert discusses lesser-known COVID-19 treatment that's showing New! 2021-01-25 19:38:00A lesser-known COVID-19 treatment called Bam-infusion has shown some promising results.

Clinton takes center stage for Lifetime movie shoot New! 2021-01-25 19:07:00Areas of Clinton have become a film set for the production of a Lifetime movie.

1.3 million Mississippians currently qualify to get COVID-19 New! 2021-01-25 19:06:00Thousands of Mississippians are still waiting to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, and for many, there is still a long wait ahead.

Argument over parking spot may have led to New! 2021-01-25 19:05:00A Jackson woman apparently lost her life after an argument over a parking spot, according to family members.

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary New! 2021-01-25 18:50:00Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden's treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote. She is the first woman to hold the job in

Amid stimulus talks, Biden signs order to help New! 2021-01-25 18:11:00President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to boost government buying from U.S. manufacturers as he begins the negotiation process with Congres

President Biden orders COVID-19 travel restrictions, adds South New! 2021-01-25 17:59:00It effectively reverses an order from former President Donald Trump during his final days in office that called for the relaxation of travel restricti

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No. 24 Sooners get 2 top-10 tests after New! 2021-01-26 02:26:10Lon Kruger has seen his Oklahoma team play its way to the program’s first ranking in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll in

COVID-19 variant brings new dimension to Europe's pandemic New! 2021-01-26 02:23:38LISBON, Portugal (AP) — In the first week of December, Portugal’s prime minister gave his pandemic-weary people an early Christmas gift: r

Asia Today: Taiwan quarantines 5,000 after hospital cluster New! 2021-01-26 02:23:23TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Health authorities in Taiwan are quarantining 5,000 people while looking for the source of two new coronavirus cases linke

Analysis: Brady's NFC championship turned on 2 crucial New! 2021-01-26 02:21:11Tampa Bay’s victory in the NFC championship was one for the aged.

AP PHOTOS: Kobe Bryant's NBA life, in photo New! 2021-01-26 02:19:41It’s been a year since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Southern California.

Analysis: Kobe's presence remains strong, legacy growing New! 2021-01-26 02:17:25Kobe Bryant wasn’t in the bubble with the Los Angeles Lakers last fall when they won the NBA championship. He wasn’t at the All-Star weeke

Tractors bring protests into Indian capital on Republic New! 2021-01-26 02:16:49NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of farmers drove a convoy of tractors into the Indian capital as the nation celebrated Republic Day on Tuesda

Kingdee Wins IDC's 2020 SaaS Customer Satisfaction Award New! 2021-01-26 02:14:00SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingdee International Software Group Company Limited ("Kingdee" or the "Group"; stock code: 00268.H

FreeWire Technologies Secures $50 Million in Series C New! 2021-01-26 02:04:20SAN LEANDRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 26, 2021--

MS Current Conditions New! 2021-01-26 02:00:40MS Current Conditions as of 01:00 AM CST Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Buddhist Leader Welcomes Entry into Force of Nuclear New! 2021-01-26 02:00:00TOKYO, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 26, 2021, the 39th annual peace proposal by Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International

Bulldogs working through youth, turnovers New! 2021-01-26 02:00:00Mississippi State’s youth and lack of experience is starting to show up this season, especially in the turnover department.

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Azia’s Picks 1-22-21 2021-01-22 14:13:08We made it, Jackson! Here we are on the other side of the inauguration after witnessing the transition of power to our new Biden-Harris administration

Legislature Struggles With COVID-19 Outbreak, Jackson Drive-Through Finally 2021-01-22 13:48:38The Mississippi Legislature is grappling with yet another outbreak among its members, only a few short weeks into the 2021 session. Lt. Gov. Delbert H

Brexit Leader to Head Mississippi Public Policy Center 2021-01-22 13:28:46JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A leader of the Brexit movement and newly appointed government trade adviser in the United Kingdom is now the head of a co

Mississippi Eases Some Education Mandates Amid Pandemic 2021-01-22 13:13:43JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Mississippi third graders and high school students will still t

Mayor Lumumba Extends Executive Order Closing City Hall, 2021-01-21 16:37:28The following is a verbatim statement from Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba's office: (Jackson, Miss.) – Today, Jan. 21, 2021, citing the co

Millsaps Race in America Conference, USM STEM on 2021-01-21 13:24:06Millsaps College is partnering with the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, the Mississippi Book Festival and Lemuria Books to host "Race

Bridging Digital Divide for JPS Students Goal of 2021-01-21 13:17:26Students in Jackson Public Schools may start having access to free internet access as early as February, Chief Administrative Officer Robert Blaine to

Jackson Mayor: City Will Not Tolerate Street Racing 2021-01-21 11:53:09JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson’s mayor says the city will not tolerate drag racing and other types of reckless driving that draws crowds to

Mayor Lumumba Plans Public COVID-19 Vaccination to Encourage 2021-01-20 13:50:09More City of Jackson leaders taking the COVID-19 vaccine when available may increase African Americans' participation percentage from a low of about

Mississippi Could Renew Debate on Revising Tight Parole 2021-01-20 12:09:56JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators should try again to revise some of the strictest parole laws in the nation as a way of reducing th

Mississippi County to Put Up Marker for Lynching 2021-01-20 12:02:32OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi county will put up a marker to remember Black men who were lynched by white mobs between 1885 and 1935. It wi

Mississippi Development Authority Chief Gets Job Permanently 2021-01-20 11:52:11JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Development Authority is giving its interim director the job permanently. John Rounsaville earned his pro

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Mississippi Development Authority chief gets job permanently 2021-01-20 16:18:46The Mississippi Development Authority is giving its interim director the job permanently. John Rounsaville earned his promotion by buoying Mississippi

Inauguration Of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Perseveres Despite 2021-01-20 15:20:59Joseph R. Biden Jr. took his oath of office Wednesday and became the 46th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol buildin

Sporting Her ‘Chucks,’ A Black Woman Ascends To 2021-01-20 12:43:25The American political landscape, once dominated by pitchman-turned-president Donald J. Trump, is about to tack in a new direction helmed by President

Debate Over Guest-Worker Programs, Immigration Options Begins Anew 2021-01-20 09:56:08DETROIT — Immigrants are big business. An estimated $180 billion in remittances was sent abroad in 2017 by migrants in the United States. Immigr

Star Power: Michelin Recognizes Paris Counter Restaurant Shabour 2021-01-20 08:24:46Israeli chef Assaf Granit’s Shabour restaurant in Paris received a coveted Michelin star on January 18. The Michelin Guide calls the counter din

Israel And UAE Team Up To Preserve Rare 2021-01-20 08:22:50The Abraham Accords recently signed between Israel and the United Arab Emirates are good news not only for the people of the region, but also for its

Iron Man: Dubai Man Continues Lifting Weight With 2021-01-20 08:19:37Dubai, UAE — A Jordanian weightlifter has set a record of weightlifitng despite being fitted with a mechanical heart pump for almost two years.

Eyes On The Prize: New Synthetic Cornea Restores 2021-01-20 08:17:42Jamal Furani wasn’t able to see his new grandchild until January 3. That’s when the Haifa, Israel, resident became the first patient to re

An Education Without Student Debt Has Even Olympic 2021-01-20 07:46:06Whether chosen for schedule flexibility, lack of a commute, affordability or just out of necessity during a global pandemic, distance learning is ever

Female Judges Most Recent High-Profile Targets As Violence 2021-01-20 01:27:04KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan, described as the deadliest country for civilians, has seen an increase in violence in recent months with a num

Ode to H2O: Eight Cups a Day Helps 2021-01-14 16:56:51Water is essential to life, but we don’t always drink enough. Drinking water can be difficult when such temptations as juices, soft drinks and a

Ancient Remedies: Hueseros Provide Alternative Healing Methods 2021-01-14 15:44:31The hueseros, or sobadores (bonesetters) are an integral and deeply rooted part of Mexican and Latin American culture and identity. How