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MDE to Follow Guidelines on Transgender Students

Updated: 05/13/2016 - The Mississippi Department of Education says it will follow new federal guidance on making sure transgender students can use locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity.

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Donald Trump, GOP Lawmakers Meet

Posted: 05/12/2016 - We all know Donald Trump likes to win, but winning over Republicans in Congress may be his biggest battle yet.

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Federal Court Grants Stay for Alabama Death Row Inmate

Updated: 05/12/2016 - A federal appeals court has delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate, saying there should be more time to review his claim that he is no longer competent because of strokes and dementia.

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Trial Could Prompt Tight Security at Movies

Updated: 05/11/2016 - Industry experts say that if a jury finds a Colorado theater at fault in the 2012 shooting rampage that left 12 moviegoers dead, theaters across the U.S. could be forced to adopt costly security measures.

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Nebraska, West Virginia Primaries as Expected

Updated: 05/11/2016 - After primaries in two states Tuesday, Hillary Clinton has 94% of the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination. Donald Trump has 89% on the GOP side.

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Judge Denies Stay of Execution in Alabama

Posted: 05/11/2016 - A federal judge has denied a stay of execution for an Alabama man scheduled to be put to death Thursday for killing a Mobile police officer in 1985.

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Cruz Returns to Senate Office

Updated: 05/10/2016 - It was spectacle on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon as former Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, returned to his Washington office. He suspended his campaign last week, after he lost the Indiana primary.

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Democrat Pitches Second Chance for Opt Out States

Posted: 05/05/2016 - More than five years ago, states were asked to expand Medicaid. Nearly a quarter of them chose not to and missed the deadline and the Affordable Care Act is still making waves on Capitol Hill.

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Louisiana Senator: U.S. Must Be Prepared for Zika

Updated: 05/05/2016 - The Zika virus is already here, but is the U.S. prepared? Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy says his perspective as a public health professional could help Americans prepare for and combat Zika.

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Lott Says He Will Back Trump

Posted: 05/04/2016 - Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott says he will vote for Donald Trump for president, though he acknowledges he didn't expect the New York businessman to win the Republican nomination.

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Sanders Wins Indiana, Gets Delegate Boost

Updated: 05/04/2016 - Bernie Sanders netted about a half-dozen more delegates than Hillary Clinton after winning Indiana Tuesday. But in terms of the delegate math, his path to the Democratic nomination hasn't gotten any easier.

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Deadly Workplace Shooting in Texas

Updated: 05/04/2016 - Authorities say a man who fatally shot a former co-worker at a Houston-area transportation company had been fired from the business two weeks ago.

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Trump Considering Potential Running Mates

Updated: 05/04/2016 - Virtually assured of the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump says he likely will "go the political route" in choosing a vice presidential running mate.

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