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Florida Keys delays residents' vote on GMO mosquitoes

June 23, 2016

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Florida Keys officials have delayed a referendum on releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to reduce the population of a disease-carrying specie. more »»

Democrats end 25-hour House floor protest over guns

June 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary but jubilant House Democrats ended their extraordinary sit-in on the chamber's floor Thursday more than 24 hours after it began, a protest that let them broadcast their... more »»

Orlando gunman buried in South Florida, document shows

June 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who went on a rampage at a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 49 people, has been buried in South Florida. more »»

Texas affirmative action plan survives Supreme Court review

June 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for affirmative action, a divided Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race. more »»

With Rubio in, others step out of Florida's Senate race

June 23, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for president set off a scramble to replace him. His last-minute decision to run for re-election set off another scramble. more »»

Victims' center, street party offer "new normal" in Orlando

June 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The initial shock of living through the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history is subsiding more than 10 days after 49 people were killed at Orlando's Pulse nightclub. more »»

Democrats hold House floor in election-year protest on guns

June 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary but defiant Democrats commandeered the House floor Thursday morning, demanding gun-control votes in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre in an extraordinary 24-hour long... more »»

After Orlando, some businesses stress LGBT inclusivity moves

June 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Some small business owners already working to make their companies more welcoming to LGBT employees say the massacre at a gay dance club in Orlando gives them an impetus to make... more »»

Bomb threat causes downtown Miami courthouse evacuation

June 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The main criminal courthouse in downtown Miami has been evacuated and is temporarily closed because of a bomb threa. more »»

The Latest: Coast Guard spot possible flare in family search

June 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Florida family last seen on a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local):

10:25 a.m.

The U.S. more »»

Dems stage election-year sit-in on guns; GOP refuse to yield

June 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A drained and dwindling group of Democrats carried their remarkable House floor sit-in into the morning Thursday, disrupting the business of Congress in the wake of the Orlando... more »»

Wildlife trappers caught 240 gators at Disney over 10 years

June 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Records released by Florida wildlife officials say 240 nuisance alligators have been trapped on Walt Disney World property over the past decade. more »»

Florida News Coverage Advisory 8:30 a.m.

June 23, 2016

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. more »»

Coast Guard plans briefing on missing Florida family

June 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard plans to give an update Thursday morning on the search for a missing family last seen on a 29-sailboat off Florida's southwest coast in the Gulf of Mexico. more »»

The Latest: Coast Guard to update search for missing family

June 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Florida family last seen on a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local):

7:30 a.m.

The U.. more »»

1 body recovered as Coast Guard searches Gulf debris field

June 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered one body while searching a debris field believed to be part of a sailboat belonging to a Florida man and his three teenage children. more »»

Dems stage election-year sit-in on guns, GOP unmoved

June 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday, disrupting the... more »»

With Rubio in, others step out in Florida's Senate race

June 23, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for president set off a scramble to replace him. more »»

2 Floridas emerge in attitudes toward LGBT community

June 23, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Along the 800 or so miles of highway from Key West to Pensacola, there's a stark difference in attitudes about the LGBT community. more »»

 
 
 

 

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