Latest Articles Tagged "mississippi"

"Nate is going to be racing northeastward," according to AccuWeather meteorologist Eric Leister.

In a region often referred to as the birthplace of the blues, this small town has produced its share of big names; this is where Sam Cooke and Ike Turner were born, where Muddy Waters lived and Bessie Smith died.

A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi who suffered disfiguring burns in 2001 has been gifted with the face of a deceased bike mechanic from Brooklyn.

A New York writer explores the Brooklyn of the South.

"I feel sorry for the people of Mississippi...In parts of Mississippi, by the delta, [life expectancy is] in the 60s. Now what did I miss here? Who’s right, and who’s winning? They are not winning."

Sadly, however, the bill does not ban billionaires from Boston from America's least healthy state.

“If it can’t pass here, it’d be hard to pass anywhere,” said John Bruce, who teaches political science at the University of Mississippi.

Mississippi wants to make sure its state constitution includes rights for "every human being from the moment of fertilization."

Top photograph of Obama in Greenville, Mississippi yesterday by Alex Brandon/AP;