Tropical Storm Eta hits Cuba, Florida braces itself
Tropical Storm Eta has already left dozens dead and over 100 missing in Central America. It has now made landfall in Cuba, prompting the US to put parts of southern Florida and the Keys on hurricane watch.
Two radically opposed rallies in Florida, legal battle over ballot counting and US Senate elections
On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 220,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future trajectory.
Obama in Florida: 'The presidency doesn't change who you are, it reveals who you are'
"The presidency doesn't change who you are, it reveals who you are," former US President Barack Obama says as he praises Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden while slamming Trump's "reality show" presidency at a drive-in rally in Florida.
Hurricane Sally swamps US Gulf Coast with flooding and torrential rain
At least one person died and over 550,000 buildings in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi lost power. The National Guard is sending 200 troops to Alabama to help with rescue efforts.
NASA launches Perseverance rover to Mars to search for evidence of ancient life
NASA's next-generation rover, named Perseverance, has blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral to begin its journey to the Red Planet. The US spacecraft will scour Mars for signs of ancient life.
19-year-old activist, Oluwatoyin found dead in Florida
A 19-year-old Black Lives Matter activist from Florida has been found dead one week after she went missing. Tallahassee police found the bodies of Oluwatoyin "Toyin" Salau, along with 75-year-old Victoria Sims, on Saturday. Their deaths are being investigated as homicides.
The show must go on: drive-in cinemas revival worldwide
From Seoul to Florida, Lithuania to Uruguay, drive-in cinemas, which gained immense popularity during the 1950s and '60s, are making a comeback worldwide. With theatres closed across the globe to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, drive-ins are an attractive and safe alternative for cinemagoers.
Florida experiences impacts from Hurricane Dorian
The city of St. Augustine in Florida is experiencing impacts from Hurricane Dorian, which is now threatening the US east coast, moving north towards the states of Georgia and South and North Carolina.
Floridians board up homes and businesses ahead of Dorian
People and tourists in the city of Riviera Beach in Florida continue to prepare, and begin evacuating the beach as Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in the Bahamas. Forecasters believe the Category 5 storm will move closer to the east coast of Florida on Monday evening, into Tuesday.