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Presidential power to declassify information, Explained

August 16, 2022 12:46 pm

On Friday, Trump’s office claimed that when he was president, he had a “standing order” that materials “removed from the Oval Office and taken to the residence were deemed to be declassified the moment he removed them,” according to a statement read on Fox News

Prosecutor recalls coldness, cruelty of Parkland gunman

July 19, 2022 5:52 pm

The prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for the gunman who massacred 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school.

Inside one abortion clinic, signs of nationwide struggles

June 21, 2022 2:06 pm

The centre, in Fort Myers, has seen a steady influx of patients from Texas since September, when a ban on all but the earliest abortions took effect there, and from other states that have tightened access to the procedure over the past year.

Pilot down, passenger takes over with 'no idea how to fly'

May 12, 2022 2:15 pm

“My pilot has gone incoherent. I have no idea how to fly the airplane.” An air traffic controller in Fort Pierce responded, asking if he knew the position of the single-engine Cessna 280.

Florida set to strip Disney of self-governing status in dispute over LGBTQ law

April 22, 2022 1:52 pm

The bill would effectively strip Disney of a status that allowed the company to self-govern an area of roughly 25,000-acres in Central Florida where Walt Disney World resort is located.

Explained: What was the 2018 Parkland Florida school shooting case, for which the jury is being selected?

April 06, 2022 8:05 am

This week, the jury selection process in the Parkland school shooting case commenced in the US. A former student of Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, who was then 19, was arrested for the shooting.

Florida governor signs bill limiting LGBTQ instruction in schools

March 29, 2022 10:13 am

The legislation, referred to by its opponents as the "don't say gay" bill, has stirred national controversy and got attention during Sunday's Oscars telecast amid an increasingly partisan debate over what schools should teach children about race and gender.

1,100 homes evacuated as firefighters battle Florida fires

March 08, 2022 8:34 am

Local authorities say they don't know when residents will be able to return to their homes.

Explained: What is the 'Don't say gay' bill being proposed in Florida?

February 11, 2022 8:27 am

A section of lawmakers, activists and parents fear that the proposed law, referred to by critics as the “Don’t say gay” legislation, would further marginalise the LGBTQI+ community.

Capsized boat found near Florida; 39 people missing

January 26, 2022 3:14 pm

The Coast Guard is calling it a suspected human smuggling case.

FLORIDA PHOTOS

Miami building collapse: Four days on, at least nine dead, 150 still missing

June 28, 2021 8:15 pm

A 12-storey condo building in Surfside, near Miami, Florida, collapsed in the early hours of Thursday. The cause behind the tragedy is yet to be determined.

FLORIDA VIDEOS

Political messaging | How Donald Trump stokes fear in midterm ads

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Recently released political ads reveal the Republican Party’s two-pronged election strategy: one message for skeptics and swing voters, and a very different one aimed at President Donald Trump’s base.

'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage and killing at least two people.

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