The South

Health officials suspect younger populations have given up on social distancing, which could put older people at risk.
″It could have been much worse,” Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said in a news conference.
Holden Matthews has been arrested in connection with fires at three separate black churches in Louisiana.
The top names for boys and girls vary by U.S. region.
Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is under fire for controversial details from her past.
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith beat Democrat Mike Espy to become the next Mississippi senator.
The Asian-American population in the South has grown by 69 percent in 10 years, and now has the power to influence elections, schools and culture.
In Oxford, Mississippi we spoke to Detra Gardner for HuffPost’s “Listen To America” bus tour. She told us about the racism she encountered earlier that day.