The woman said the landlord did not want an interracial couple living in the park
The bill now has to be passed by the state house of representatives and signed by the governor
Andrea Diaz received a cochlear implant - but it wasn't the only surprise in store
At least 24 inches of rain fell in the hardest hit places, causing chaos for rescue workers
The alleged shooter was still sitting in his seat at the restaurant when police arrived
In 2012, Mississippi had the third highest teen birth rate in the US as more than 4,700 girls aged between 15 through to 19 gave birth - at a rate of approximately 13 per day
Drone footage shows the extent of the damage that saw a dozen vehicles fall into the collapsed ground
'He's a strong supporter of keeping that flag flying'
A group of hunters have smashed the Mississippi state record for the largest alligator ever caught.
Out of America: The Trayvon Martin story is horrifying. But the fate of a witness to an earlier outrage helps put it in the proper context
David “Deacon” Jones, who died on 3 June after a short illness at the age of 74, was a Hall of Fame American footballer. A defensive end, he was credited with terming the word “sack” for how he knocked down opposing quarterbacks.
Two threatening letters sent to New York City's mayor and his group that advocates for gun control contained traces of the deadly poison ricin, police have said.
The AP photographer managed to take just one picture of James Meredith. It won him a Pulitzer
For Hilary Shelton, President of the Washington bureau of the NAACP, it was the speech that Martin Luther King didn’t give that gets to the heart of the fight for equal rights in America.
"Thank you for sticking with me all these years," the 35-year-old bluesman acknowledges to his loyal fans before the encore. Occasionally, however, it was a bit of a struggle "sticking" with this two-hour encounter.