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Mississippi: State of the United States of America
Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd most extensive and 34th most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Alabama to the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana to the south, and Arkansas and Louisiana to the west. The state's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson, with a population of approximately 167,000 people, is both the state's capital and largest city.

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Drone shows homes ravaged by Mississippi tornado

A drone camera shows the devastating aftermath of a tornado in Morton, Mississippi.
USATODAY.com - Published

Deadly storm flattens homes in the South

Nearly 45 million Americans are in the path of a deadly storm that's been tearing through the southern Plains for three days. The destructive system is blamed for at least two deaths. It spawned..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Mississippi

Treaty That Sparked the Trail of Tears Unveiled [Video]Treaty That Sparked the Trail of Tears Unveiled

The agreement provided a written framework for a forced Cherokee removal.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 03:53Published

Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend [Video]Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend

On Saturday, multiple tornadoes struck east Texas, including one that had at least an EF3 rating with wind speeds of 140 miles per hour.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Damaging Storms And Possibly Tornadoes Threaten U.S. South [Video]Damaging Storms And Possibly Tornadoes Threaten U.S. South

According to Reuters, severe thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail will hit a large part of the U.S. South on Saturday from eastern Texas to Mississippi. Bob Oravec,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Mississippi V. Flowers Shows the Power of Prosecutors [Video]Mississippi V. Flowers Shows the Power of Prosecutors

Curtis Flowers has been tried for murder six times, and despite his case advancing to the SCOTUS, there's nothing keeping him from being tried again.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 03:38Published

Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat Bill' Into Law [Video]Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat Bill' Into Law

The bill bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as around six weeks into a pregnancy.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban [Video]Mississippi Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban

According to Reuters, Mississippi’s Republican governor signed one of America’s strictest abortion bills on Thursday, banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up [Video]Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Nebraskans struggled to clear debris left behind by deadly floods that caused an estimated 1 billion dollars in damage, while emergency officials warily..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Justice Thomas Speaks As U.S. Top Court Confronts Racial Bias In Jury Selection [Video]Justice Thomas Speaks As U.S. Top Court Confronts Racial Bias In Jury Selection

According to Reuters, U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared poised to side with a black Mississippi death row inmate put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder. The inmate, Curtis Flowers, has..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Midwest flooding likely to last into next week [Video]Midwest flooding likely to last into next week

Drone footage shows the devastation from flooding in Bellevue, Nebraska. Officials say the floodwaters in the U.S. Midwest are likely to last into next week. The storms and floods have killed at least..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Democrat Warren tests 2020 message in deep South [Video]Democrat Warren tests 2020 message in deep South

U.S. Democratic Senator and presidential contender Elizabeth Warren campaigned in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama, hoping to win over black voters who make up a key Democratic voting bloc. Zachary..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

President Trump Signs Huge Public Lands Bill Into Law [Video]President Trump Signs Huge Public Lands Bill Into Law

The law had overwhelming support from both parties.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

'The Day Ahead' on Black Hair [Video]'The Day Ahead' on Black Hair

Hair is an incredibly personal part of our identity, but there's still widespread misunderstanding or even outright hostility toward ethnic hair.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 11:20Published

 

Multiple tornadoes reported in southern Mississippi

People huddled in hallways, stairways and basements across southwest Mississippi and the Jackson area
CBS News - Published

Deadly Storms Cause Major Damage From Texas to the Northeast

At least 17 tornadoes ripped through Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Ohio over the weekend. Eight people were killed, according to the authorities.
NYTimes.com - Published

Deadly storms, tornadoes continue to hammer South

Powerful storms killed at least two people and caused damage in Texas, Mississippi and Alabama.
USATODAY.com - Published

Serious threat of strong, long-lasting tornadoes in southern U.S.

The worst of the storms will be found Saturday afternoon over east Texas moving into Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi
CBS News - Published

Damaging storms and possibly tornadoes threaten U.S. South

Severe thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail will slam a swathe of the U.S. South on Saturday from eastern Texas to Mississippi, forecasters said.
Reuters - Published

Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes popping up in neighborhood

Bowls of mashed potatoes are mysteriously popping up in a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, leaving residents bewildered
CBS News - Published

Mississippi Judge Carlton Reeves likens Trump attack on judiciary to KKK tactics

Mississippi federal Judge Carlton Reeves also assailed the Trump administration for lack of diversity in judicial appointments.
USATODAY.com - Published

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