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US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is recommending a 'pause' in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous...

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith congratulates first female official for Super Bowl LV

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) - A Mississippi native will play a special role in this year's Super Bowl. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith took the senate floor this week...

Most of Mississippi’s Congressional delegation voted to object to Electoral College votes

WASHINGTON (WCBI) - Most of Mississippi's Congressional delegation rejects how other states conducted their election. U.S. Representatives Trent Kelly, Michael Guest, and Steven Palazzo, along...

Congressman Kelly speaks out about Wednesdays events at the Capitol

WASHINGTON (WCBI) -  Congressman Trent Kelly says he was in his office when the Capitol went on lockdown. While he says he expected protests, Kelly...

Police: Explosion in Nashville believed to be “intentional”

NASHVILLE (AP) — An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning, shattering windows, damaging buildings, and wounding three people....

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, has...

Kanye West makes presidential ballot in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Kanye West will appear as a presidential candidate on Mississippi's ballot in November, after being approved as a qualified candidate...

Will you qualify for a second government stimulus check?

The White House and Congress are discussing a second payment for millions of Americans — here's where things stand.

Major League Baseball returns after brief hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic

The MLB is returning in a shortened season due to the coronavirus. Ed O'Keefe reports.

U.S.-China tensions escalate amid closure of Houston consulate, recent spying allegations

Tensions are escalating between the U.S. and China amid growing concerns Chinese researchers are stealing American secrets. Ben Tracy reports.

Bill Gates on the U.S. handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine misinformation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation focuses on public health and has committed more than $350 million for the development of vaccines, diagnostics and...

Scholarship named after former football player who rescued child from fire

A hero was welcomed home in Michigan this week. Phillip Blanks saved a young child's life a few weeks ago during a building fire....

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Former NFL Player Gets COVID-19 Vaccine And Encourages Others To Do The Same

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) - A Tupelo native and former NFL player is leading by example when it comes to encouraging people to get the...

WNBA Chaplain Coordinator Shares Her Story With Students Across The Region

PONTOTOC COUNTY, MISS. (WCBI) - The coordinator of the chaplain program for the WNBA is sharing her story with students across Northeast Mississippi this...

Rain chances Friday then a decent weekend

https://youtu.be/CYpJwSsT-AE SUMMARY: Below average temperatures will continue through the weekend and into next week. Our next best chance of showers will be late Friday through...

Lemonis, #4 MSU preparing for #6 Rebels’ ‘high-powered offense’

Chris Lemonis addresses what makes #6 Ole Miss so dangerous at the plate:   https://youtu.be/O0v6gOjoqjs