Jimmy “Fast Fingers” Dawkins, who died on 10 April aged 76, was a Chicago bluesman known for his guitar playing and his mellow singing voice.
Newest suspect, who ran for the Mississippi legislature in 2007, says Kevin Curtis is 'disturbed'
The AP photographer managed to take just one picture of James Meredith. It won him a Pulitzer
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), so it is with great excitement that the Aids community has received the news that a baby has been “cured” of the virus.
US team gave child stronger, faster dose of antiretroviral drugs straight after birth
Authorities say body of 34-year-old Marco McMillian was found near Mississippi River levee
Rapper Lil' Wayne is not exactly known for his sensitivity, but his latest lyrical effort plumbs new depths with a line that's not only misogynistic, but also dismissive of the civil rights movement.
Southern sound lies in the Mississippi, says Matthew Longhurst
After delaying the GOP convention, Isaac threatens to strike on Katrina anniversary
They had a blast of Freddie Mercury and Queen over the public address system towards the end of last night's track and field session: "Don't stop me now." "Another one bites the dust" would have been more in keeping on the domestic front.
Falling water levels are killing fish and harming exports
Rick Santorum scored an upset double primary triumph in the deep south last night, guaranteeing that the Republican presidential race will drag on for weeks if not months yet. His victories in Alabama and Mississippi deliver a fresh jolt to the limping front runner Mitt Romney, and raise pressure on Newt Gingrich, his rival for the conservative vote, to drop out and thus set up a one-on-one Santorum-Romney battle for the Republican nomination to face president Obama in the autumn.
In one of the closest fought Republican primaries to date, the polls can't split the main candidates
Juliannne Moore is cast as Alaska's presidential hopeful in a recreation of 2008 election race
Out of America: The US loves movies about bizarre creatures wreaking havoc. Now it's got them for real