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Street named after Indian-American Dr Sampat Shivangi in Mississippi

Street named after Indian-American Dr Sampat Shivangi in Mississippi

In a rare incident, a street in the US state of Mississippi has been named after an Indian- American in recognition of his service to the community.

Singer Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show to protest same-sex law

Canadian singer Bryan Adams has cancelled a show in Mississippi to protest a new state law that will let people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples, the second major concert scrapped in the US South over discrimination concerns.

Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton in stunning Michigan primary upset: US networks

Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton in stunning Michigan primary upset: US networks

Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic primary in Michigan, US networks said, in an upset for frontrunner Hillary Clinton who was predicted to win the northern state.

Donald Trump wins Michigan and Mississippi, extends primary lead

Donald Trump wins Michigan and Mississippi, extends primary lead

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump scored two major victories in the states of Michigan and Mississippi.

Hillary Clinton solidifies lead with win in Mississippi

Hillary Clinton solidifies lead with win in Mississippi

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton solidified lead over her only rival Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders with a big win in Mississippi Democratic primary.

US South braces for snow and freezing cold ahead of winter storm

Light snow accumulation and some ice was already being reported on Wednesday afternoon.

Record flooding hits US Midwest, threatens South

Record flooding hits US Midwest, threatens South

Swollen rivers in the US Midwest and other regions brought flood warnings for over 12 million Americans on Wednesday as scores of buildings were submerged after days of intense rain in which 24 people have died.

At least 25 dead as tornados, storms strike Texas in US

At least 25 dead as tornados, storms strike Texas in US

Tornados knocked cars off a highway and flattened homes in Texas, raising the death toll to 25 as a string of powerful storms wreaked havoc across much of the southern United States.

Pre-Christmas storms kill 6 in southern US, disrupt holiday traffic

Pre-Christmas storms kill 6 in southern US, disrupt holiday traffic

Severe storms unleashing tornadoes, heavy rain and hail across the southern and central United States has left six people dead.

Morgan Freeman safe after plane crash lands in Mississippi

Morgan Freeman safe after plane crash lands in Mississippi

 Veteran actor Morgan Freeman had a big scare on Saturday, when a plane carrying him crash landed in Tunica, Mississippi on Saturday.

Suspect in fatal shooting at Mississippi campus kills himself: Reports

A man suspected of gunning down a Mississippi college professor in his campus office has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a day-long manhunt, media reports said on Tuesday.

John Daly out of hospital after collapsing on course

John Daly out of hospital after collapsing on course

Two-time major winner John Daly was out of hospital on Sunday, a day after collapsing at a local golf event in Mississippi, his agent said.

US judge orders temporary halt to Mississippi executions

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the state of Mississippi from using two drugs in executions, shutting down the death penalty in the state for now.

US couple planned 'honeymoon in Syria' to join ISIS: Report

US couple planned 'honeymoon in Syria' to join ISIS: Report

A young American couple from Mississippi were arrested at the airport as they were just about to head to their 'honeymoon' trip that was to end in Syria where they would have joined the Islamic State.

Young US couple charged with trying to join Islamic State

A court hearing was scheduled to continue today for a young US couple arrested on charges that they were trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State militant group.

Shots fired for second day near military site in US

Shots were fired for a second consecutive day near a military facility in southern United States, but there are no reports of anyone being wounded, officials said on Wednesday.

Mississippi, Louisiana issue gay marriage licenses

Some of the final barriers to gay marriage in America fell Monday as the southern state of Mississippi and at least one Louisiana parish began issuing licenses to gay couples.

Two arrested in Mississippi after policemen shot dead: Report

Two brothers were arrested Sunday over the killing of two police officers in Mississippi, local media reported, less than a week after a New York officer died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Two police officers shot dead in Mississippi: Reports

Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in Mississippi and police are looking for a suspect, according to local media.

'Pocket' sharks are world's rarest find

Ever heard of a five-inch-long shark? That's a very rare species discovered recently -- and if you ever spotted one, you'd only be the third person to ever do so.