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5 Apr 2021
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.
10 Dec 2020
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.
9 Nov 2020
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.
31 Oct 2020
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.
28 Oct 2020
"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.
18 Sep 2020
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.
31 Jul 2020
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.
27 Jun 2020
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.
16 Jun 2020
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.
31 May 2020
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.
21 Dec 2019
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.
14 Sep 2019
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.

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