From the Wire
- Ole Miss Considers Removal of Donor's Name After FlapThe University of Mississippi is trying to speed up the process of considering whether to remove a donor's name from its journalism school after his Facebook post that drew backlash as being racist
- The Latest: Cosby Gets Three to 10 years for 2004 Sexual AssaultBill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home.
- Mississippi Cooperatives to Buy Power from Delta Solar FarmA British company says it will build a solar farm in the Mississippi Delta with plans to sell electricity to Mississippi cooperatives.
- New Accusation Rocks Kavanaugh Nomination; Trump Stands FirmPresident Donald Trump staunchly defended his embattled Supreme Court nominee against a new allegation of sexual misconduct Monday, calling the accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh "totally political."
- Mississippi Casino Revenue Rises as Sports Betting BeginsOverall casino revenue rose sharply in Mississippi in August with the start of sports betting in the state. State revenue department figures released Thursday show gamblers lost $181 million statewide in August, up 8 percent from $168 million in August ...
- Chris McDaniel: Allegations Against Kavanaugh 'Made Up'A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi says a sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is a "made-up" scandal as the left tries to derail the nomination of a conservative.
- US Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will AcceptFor a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people ...
- Nora MillerTrustees on Friday named a new president of the Mississippi University for Women without conducting a full search, elevating acting president Nora Miller after a day of listening sessions on the Columbus campus.
- Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US ImportsThe U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals.
- Mississippi Agency Says It Won’t Buy from Nike Over AdsMississippi's public safety commissioner disclosed Saturday that state police will no longer buy Nike products, saying the athletic apparel maker is unpatriotic and fails to support those in uniform.
- US Border Agent in Texas Confesses to 4 Killings, Police SayA U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who confessed to killing four women and assaulting a fifth who managed to escape remained in jail Monday, police said in court records.
- Kavanaugh's Accuser Willing to Talk to Congress, Lawyer SaysThe woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her is willing to tell her story in public to a Senate panel considering his nomination to the Supreme Court, her lawyer said Monday.
- Manafort Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Special CounselFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to two federal crimes after cutting a deal with prosecutors and agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia probe.
- Commission Puts Two US Senate Races Atop Mississippi BallotMississippi's two U.S. Senate races will appear at the top of the November ballot. The last time Mississippi had two Senate races in 2008, the special race was initially put at the bottom of the ballot but was moved to ...
- Four Mississippi Universities Added to Fiber Optic NetworkA Mississippi telecommunications company says four public universities are joining a state-owned fiber optic network.