STARKVILLE, Miss. â€“ A historic 2014-15 year in the classroom has resulted in a record 61 Mississippi State student-athletes being named to the 2015 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Abdul Ali Ladhari and his friends waited 45 minutes before the police finally arrived. He's sure, he says, because he watched every minute drag by on his phone, unwilling to believe that help still hadn't come.
The number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean in hope of reaching European soil in the first six months of this year was the highest on record, according to the U.N.'s refugee agency, the UNHCR.
With high temperatures, wicked weather and wildfires across the country, there are more warnings than usual posted about fireworks safety. In addition to harming themselves, people are also in danger of lighting up their entire neighborhoods -- unless you're in one of the cities getting pounded with rain.
A spokesman for the Egyptian armed forces reported Wednesday that terrorists had launched simultaneous attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula -- the only part of Egypt that lies in Asia rather than Africa.
I'm in my early 60s and fortunately will be able to retire soon. But I work with a lot of young people who just don't get how important it is start planning early for retirement. They don't even seem to know where to start. I'd like to help them better prepare -- do you have any advice?--Jeff M.