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Gov. DeSantis travels to S. FL condo collapse site, calls situation ‘really, really traumatic’

Gov. Ron DeSantis rushed Thursday to the site of a condominium tower collapse in South Florida that at last word had resulted in one...

Arizona’s Cindy McCain picked by Biden as UN food ambassador

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden on Wednesday tapped Arizona’s Cindy McCain, the widow of former U.S. Sen. John McCain, as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations...

With COVID-19 vaccine goal faltering, White House, other groups, redouble efforts to vaccinate Americans

First Lady Jill Biden is scheduled to visit COVID-19 vaccine sites in the Orlando area and Tampa on Thursday, part of a nationwide tour...

$300 supplement for unemployed set to expire Saturday; advocates ask that DeSantis give an...

Though a $300 per week federal unemployment supplement expires this Saturday, the Florida AFL-CIO and other advocates are calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to...

Tenure denial for 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones continues to roil UNC journalism program

Nikole Hannah-Jones, the journalist behind The New York Times’ “The 1619 Project,” will not join the faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill...

Senate Democrats’ voting rights push stalls in the face of GOP opposition

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Republicans shut down efforts to open debate on a sweeping elections-reform and voting-rights bill brought to the Senate floor by...

States race to launch multi-billion-dollar sports betting for NFL season; fans and foes in...

Are you ready for some football? More to the point: Are you ready to gamble on it (legally)? Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia are...

Gov. DeSantis called Broward sheriff following weekend death at Wilton Manors Gay Pride festival

Gov. Ron DeSantis conferred with Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony regarding what police are calling an accident in which a pickup truck plowed into...

College athletes score a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court in NCAA dispute

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the National Collegiate Athletics Association cannot limit educational compensation to student athletes due to their amateur status. The...
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Wisconsin congressman tries to ban ‘critical race theory’ in District of Columbia schools

WASHINGTON — A Republican member of the U.S. House from Wisconsin wants to restrict how District of Columbia public school teachers talk about racism and...

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