The University of California, Los Angeles defeated Mississippi State University 8-0 to sweep the best-of-three final round in the College World Series and claim its first national men’s college baseball championship.
Wes Rea hit a two-run double in the eighth inning to propel Mississippi State University to a 5-4 upset of third-seeded Oregon State University in the opener of the men’s national college baseball championship.
In the four privately run prisons holding Mississippi inmates last year, the assault rate was three times higher on average than in state-run lockups. None was as violent as the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility.
Cotton futures rose for the third straight session on speculation that adverse sowing conditions may curb output in the U.S., the world’s biggest exporter. Sugar and coffee also gained. Orange juice and cocoa slid.
Michimasa Fujino began working on Honda Motor Co.’s aviation project 27 years ago at a hangar in Mississippi. Next year, Fujino, now president of the aircraft unit, says the project may finally get off the ground.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other government agencies are conducting a broad probe of “potential security and financial risks” in a foreign visa program used to promote job growth, according to a letter sent to the Senate yesterday.