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.
Coronavirus latest: US officials warn of 'disturbing surge' in cases
US immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci acknowledged that the country is struggling to contain a recent spike in cases in Florida, Arizona, and Texas. Follow DW for the latest.
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.
US: Saudi shooter watched mass shooting videos before attack
Authorities have not yet determined if the shooting in Pensacola, Florida was an act of terrorism. President Donald Trump said he would conduct a review of programs that allow foreign service members to train in the US.
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.
Miami residents prepare for Hurricane Dorian
Residents in Miami stock up on water and supplies as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, which could make landfall in Florida as a powerful Category 4 storm over Labor Day Weekend.
Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms
Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to deadly accidents.
FBI's wray says mailed bombs were not hoax devices
FBI Director Chris Wray speaks at a news conference about the arrest of a Florida man in connection with mailing at least 13 suspected explosive devices that targeted high-profile Democrats.