COVID-19 in Florida

More-than-usual hurricanes mixed with COVID-19 will require new ways to keep safe and prepared

Floridians who evacuate into emergency shelters during this hurricane season will find markedly different conditions than before because of COVID-19. They might not land...

COVID-19 infections reach the 60,000 mark for the first time in Florida

A day after Gov. Ron DeSantis announced "Phase 2" of reopening Florida and loosening restrictions that impact daily life, the state for the first...

ACLU demands ‘transparency’ from FL governor and head of state prisons, where inmate deaths...

With 15 inmates dead of COVID-19 in state prisons and infections spreading, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is demanding transparency from Gov....
University of Florida

What might college look like? Face masks, single-room dorms, staggered classes and even a...

Students, faculty and staff would be required to wear face masks until a COVID-19 vaccine is available, kids could be in single-room dorms, and...

Gov. DeSantis okays the opening of bars, movie theaters, and more, but warns: ‘The...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that most of Florida will enter Phase 2 of his plan to reopen the economy at 12:01 a.m. on...

A cloistered culture in the nation’s federal prisons leads to infections and deaths

This is the second of two parts of an investigation into the federal prison system related to secrecy, conditions, and delays in releasing inmates...
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Gov. DeSantis extends moratorium on evictions, foreclosure with hours to spare

Gov. Rob DeSantis extended his moratorium on evictions and mortgage foreclosures about five hours before it was set to expire just after midnight on...

Prison officials delay releasing federal inmates into home confinement, ‘thumbing their nose’ at judges...

This is the first part of a federal prison investigation related to secrecy, facility conditions, and delays in releasing inmates related to COVID-19. The...

Gov. DeSantis isn’t walking a straight line toward Phase 2 of COVID-19 reopening

It's been roughly a month since Gov. Ron DeSantis launched Phase 1 of a plan to reopen Florida’s economy following his COVID-19 stay-home executive...

Trump plans July 4 celebration — COVID-19 pandemic notwithstanding

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t upended President Donald Trump’s plans to hold a Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital this summer.The...

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