- Latin America scrambles to squash Zika-spreading mosquito Updated: Feb-04-16 12:42 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - With no hope for a vaccine to prevent Zika in the near future, authorities are focusing on the most effective way to combat the virus: killing the mosquito that carries it.
- Florida bill would allow military force to keep out refugees Updated: Feb-03-16 5:06 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's governor would be able to use military force to keep out immigrants or refugees from certain parts of the world under a bill passed by a House committee on Wednesday.
- Florida Republican Senate candidates seek outsider advantage Updated: Jan-23-16 10:56 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The Florida Republican Senate primary is largely sounding like a group that's trampling over each other to claim the title of being the non-Washington guy.
- Scott signs bills on water resources, disability education Updated: Jan-21-16 4:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bill to protect and restore Florida's springs and waterways is now law, despite objections by environmentalists and some legislators that it's been weakened by loopholes and the influence of agriculture and business interests.
- The Latest: 2 people die, 4 children injured in Fla. tornado Updated: Jan-17-16 1:52 pm
DUETTE, Florida - The latest developments in the tornadoes that struck communities in Florida south of Tampa Bay (all times local):
- Florida teachers protest school conditions at state Capitol Updated: Jan-14-16 7:33 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - More than a thousand teachers, many waving signs critical of Florida's education system, blasted the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott during a rally Thursday at the Capitol.
- Scott pushes tax cuts, job creation in State of the State Updated: Jan-12-16 11:47 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott gave a State of the State speech on Tuesday that was focused almost entirely on creating jobs and cutting taxes, boasting that Florida has created more than a million jobs since he took office.