Governor Reeves said the new mask guidance "has nothing to do with rational science."
Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Alaska, South Carolina and Florida have all seen a significant rise in new cases in the past week.
Till, a 14-year-old Chicago resident, was murdered by white supremacists 66 years ago while visiting his great aunt and uncle in the rural Mississippi Delta.
The brief asks the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark decision to legalize abortion and allow states to decide how to regulate the practice.
Health officials have reported ICU units at 13 hospitals in the state are now full, and have urged people to get vaccinated.
Florida has seen a fivefold increase, while Alaska's average has gone up fourfold and Mississippi's has tripled. Arkansas has also seen a spike in cases.
Seven children battling COVID-19 in Mississippi were receiving treatment in ICUs on July 13, with two of those children on life support.
Ten of 12 children who were in intensive care units in Mississippi Tuesday for treatment of COVID-19 were on life support, the state's top health official said.
"I am deeply troubled that some of our student-athlete parents were subjected to racist slurs during last night's game," Candice Storey Lee tweeted Tuesday.
After traveling through the Carolinas on Monday morning, Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to head out to the Atlantic Ocean and travel to Nova Scotia on Tuesday.
Heavy rain in Mississippi breached levees and dams, flooding roads and farmlands, and left some residents able to access their homes only by boat.
Stark state-to-state variation in vaccine rates had prompted the White House to implore governors to increase their numbers, particularly in Mississippi, where only 34 percent of the population has received their shots.
A juvenile has been arrested in connection to the murder, and a second suspect is still on the run, authorities said.
Ashton Walden died in hospital after his 2-year-old sister found a gun under a car seat and accidentally shot him.
Social media users criticized a photo showing officers surrounding Eric Boykin after his arrest in Prentiss, Mississippi.
Shortly after the yearbook was sent home with students, numerous parents posted pictures of the prompts and criticized the school for allowing them to be included.
While the charming duo offered some unique challenges to the rescue team, they were recovered from the drain safe and sound.
A nominally conservative Court is set to decide the fate of the legal conservative movement itself.
A huge and stubborn alligator gave local authorities a run for their money on Tuesday when it refused to move from its spot in front of a Mississippi home.
While no official date has been set by SCOTUS to hear the case, the expectation is that it will take place in the fall.
Justice James Maxwell dissented from a Mississippi Supreme Court decision that invalidated a voter-approved medical marijuana ballot initiative on Friday, writing that the ruling also "judicially kills Mississippi's citizen initiative process."
The southern state's secretary of state, Michael Watson, said believers "understand the signs of the times right now."
Residents woke up to damaged buildings and downed power lines and trees after a preliminary 19 tornadoes were reported overnight in Mississippi.
"The NCAA likes to threaten FL and other states. Well, here's a threat to the NCAA—the American people are not going to allow biological males to compete in women's sports. It's not going to happen," the Florida senator tweeted.
Extreme weather warnings are in place until Saturday morning.
The suspects allegedly shot at people in a vehicle traveling on the interstate on Thursday afternoon. Police recovered drugs, a gun and cash at the scene of the mass arrest.
"Instead of with confidence and trust, you're going to bribe them with cookies and chips?" McCoy said according to the Associated press. "What does he think we are?"
The Mississippi secretary of state said a presidential executive order would lead to "uninformed" students being registered to vote.
Any individuals who ate at the restaurant within the last two weeks are eligible to receive a hepatitis A vaccination free of charge on Thursday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned about prematurely judging Texas' reopening.