Mississippi

In this July 25, 2016, file photo, actress Eva Longoria speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
August 16, 2019 - 9:09 am
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and an immigration...
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The Trump administration released a regulation that could damatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
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August 12, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications. Paired with last week'...
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Springfield police respond to a Walmart in Springfield, Mo., Thursday afternoon, Aug. 8, 2019, after reports of a man with a weapon in the store.
Harrison Keegan/The Springfield News-Leader via AP
August 09, 2019 - 10:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after a man carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter. Police on...
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Walmart El Paso Shooting Memorial
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August 09, 2019 - 10:17 am
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart is taking down displays of violent video games in its stores in the wake of recent shootings. But the company plans to still sell the controversial video games -- and guns. The change in policy does not apply to the sale or display of actual firearms...
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Immigration Food Plant Raids
Rogelio V. Soli/AP
August 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was...
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Walmart, the nation's largest retailer and major seller of firearms, has been the scene of two recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Southaven, Mississippi. HLN's Caroline Woods reports.
CNN
August 05, 2019 - 8:29 am
By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21. Walmart, despite a...
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Paramedics offer medical attention after a shooting at a Walmart store Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Southaven, Miss.
Brandon Dill/AP Photo
July 30, 2019 - 1:46 pm
By Adrian Sainz, Associated Press SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A gunman described as a disgruntled Walmart employee fatally shot two co-workers and wounded a police officer before he was shot and arrested Tuesday at a Walmart store in northern Mississippi, authorities said. Southaven Police Chief Macon...
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Fraternity members suspended over Emmett Till photo
CNN
July 26, 2019 - 10:11 am
By Nicole Chavez and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) — Three white University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity after a photo showing them posing with guns in front of a sign memorializing Emmett Till surfaced earlier this week. The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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Jalana Furlough carries her son Drew Furlough as Terrian Jones carries Chance Furlough on Belfast Street near Eagle Street in New Orleans after flooding from a tropical wave system in the Gulf Mexico that dumped lots of rain in Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 11, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Kevin McGill and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for coastal Louisiana and Mississippi — the possibility that the flooded Mississippi River will be lapping at the tops of levees this weekend, and...
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