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The majority of the nation's priciest zip codes are located in California. On the flip side of the coin, cities in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana boast the highest share of affordable zip codes in the country, according to the study.

Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC) issued a voluntary recall on select milk chocolate products after a consumer reported finding plastic pieces in the product, according to the FDA. View the list of recalled products here:

Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.

The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.

Scientists have announced the discovery of a new bat species, found high in the mountains of West Africa.

UPDATE: The Endangered/Missing Child Alert issued for Mason Pittman has been canceled, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. He has been located and is safe.

The more contagious COVID-19 variant first reported in the U.K. will likely become the predominant strain in the U.S. by March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

The Nashville Zoo is mourning the loss of a newborn giraffe so anxiously awaited by people around the world.


BREAKING: The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag voted in favor of the "New Magnolia Flag" to go on the November ballot.

A California woman who was caught on camera yelling and swearing at a Black Lives Matter protester has issued an apology for what she called a moment of “anxiety, frustration and panic.”

Jupiter and Saturn are about to appear closer in the sky than they have in 400 years.

Nike announced Sunday morning it will close all of its retail stores in the United States and a few additional countries in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Sweetie Pie’s owner charged with conspiracy in alleged murder for hire plot in the death of his nephew--->

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BREAKING: Greenville football player Jeremiah Williams dies from injuries sustained during a football game.

BREAKING: Jackson State University confirmed a student tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).