Which president had the first telephone? Which commander in chief gambled away the White House china? Or who loved jelly beans? Discover some fun facts about some of the men who've been president.More >>
Do you know which president was the first to have a telephone? Which commander in chief gambled away the White House china? Or who loved jelly beans? Discover some fun facts about some of the men who've held the highest office in the United States.More >>
The 2012 election may be over, but not all may be lost for Republicans looking for love. Thanks to chemistry.com, you can find your political equal in these cities.More >>
Republicans lost the 2012 presidential election, but not all may be lost for members of the GOP looking for love. Chemistry.com lists the cities they are most likely to find their political equal.More >>
The final debate before the 2012 presidential election provided an endless amount of viral internet memes as well as the inspiration for some creative fictional Twitter hash tags.More >>
The final debate before the 2012 presidential election provided enough memorable moments - one in particular about the Navy - to create an endless amount of viral internet memes. It also was the inspiration for some creative fictional Twitter hash tags.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 12:23 PM EST2013-12-09 17:23:12 GMT
(CNN) – The hiker who got caught under a rock and had to cut off his own arm to free himself was arrested early Sunday. Aron Lee Ralston, the subject of the 2010 movie, 127 Hours, was arrested in Denver,More >>
The hiker who got caught under a rock and had to cut off his own arm to free himself was arrested early Sunday.More >>
Host Lead It's one of the most COMMON nervous habits…but one that can be CAUSE for CONCERN. About 30-percent of children…and 15-percent of adults are NAIL BITERS. This quirk isn't skin deep…for someMore >>
It's one of the most common nervous habits, but one that can be cause for concern. About 30 percent of all children and 15 percent of adults are nail biters. But this quirk isn't skin deep -- for some people, it's a sign of a much deeper issue.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 11:06 AM EST2013-12-05 16:06:32 GMT
The 16 year old girl involved in one of two Covington County car crashes Wednesday afternoon has died. All others involved have injuries. Kaylan Ainsworth was extracted from her car and airlifted to theMore >>
A 16-year-old girl involved in one of two Covington County car crashes Wednesday afternoon has died. All others involved have injuries.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 4:20 PM EST2013-12-09 21:20:27 GMT
Kindergarten through third-grade students in Sumrall wrote letters to soldiers deployed in Afghanistan to put them in the Christmas spirit on Monday. Each student dropped off a letter in a mailbox setMore >>
Kindergarten through third-grade students in Sumrall wrote letters to soldiers deployed in Afghanistan to put them in the Christmas spirit on Monday.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 7:58 PM EST2013-12-08 00:58:37 GMT
The largest Christmas parade in the state of Mississippi was held on Saturday in the City of Laurel. The cold weather did not stop many residents from coming out and watching the Sertoma Christmas ParadeMore >>
The largest Christmas parade in the state of Mississippi was held on Saturday in the City of Laurel. More >>
(RNN) - President Barack Obama has won reelection.
Obama overtook the lead in the electoral votes after the Associated Press called the races in California, Washington, Hawaii and New Mexico. When AP projected victory in Ohio, it gave the president 274 electoral votes. It takes 270 to win.
Obama leads in Florida, where 29 more electoral votes are at stake. He leads by about 40,000 votes of nearly 8 million cast, roughly 90 percent of the votes, with mostly Democratic counties in South Florida remaining to be counted.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney dominated the South and Midwest and captured Texas, his biggest electoral prize with 38 votes. He added Missouri and Idaho in the West.
Obama took Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, the home state of Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan. Obama also took Minnesota and CNN awarded him California shortly after the polls closed.
He also handily won New Hampshire, a pre-election tossup state with four electoral votes. Romney took North Carolina and has led in Virginia all night, though Obama just closed to within a half a percentage point.
Obama leads in Colorado which is a tossup, and holds a solid lead in New Mexico, where he's expected to win.
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Saturday, November 10 2012 1:48 PM EST2012-11-10 18:48:37 GMT
(RNN) – With the majority of ballots counted and the question of who will be the next president put to rest, only Florida remains undecided as vote tallies continued into Wednesday. With 97 percent reported,More >>
The state of Florida has finished its tally, and its 29 electoral votes went to President Barack Obama. Not that it mattered. More >>
Wednesday, November 7 2012 9:48 AM EST2012-11-07 14:48:58 GMT
(RNN) – Obama took on a variety of issues during his first term in the Oval Office, and he pledged to continue his plan of economic recovery in the next four years. His campaign rode the theme of "Change"More >>
"This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation," said Mitt Romney in his concession speech.More >>