Florida governor signs bill against 'censorship' on social media
Social media companies would be slapped with large fines if they "de-platform" political candidates in the US state. Big tech firms and activists oppose the law.
Meteor streaking across Florida sky captured by home camera
A home surveillance camera captures a fireball streaking across the sky over Florida on Monday night, before creating a bright flash as it burns up off the east coast of the Sunshine State.
US: Possible 2nd breach of Florida phosphate reservoir
Fears of catastrophic flooding continue after a drone discovered a possible breach of a wastewater reservoir at the site of an old phosphate plant.
US: Florida governor urgently working to prevent 'catastrophic flood' in Tampa area
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has vowed to prevent a "catastrophic flood" near the major city of Tampa. A leaking toxic wastewater reservoir has the potential to cause an environmental crisis in the region.
Florida health worker who survived Covid-19 leaves hospital after nine months
A Florida health worker who suffered severe coronavirus-related complications is released from the hospital for the first time in nine months. "The only thing that I can tell you is that this is real. Corona is real," Rosa Felipe tells reporters outside a Miami hospital.
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.