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Cyberattacks give Miami-Dade public schools a rough start to the new academic year

Miami-Dade County Public Schools — the largest school district in Florida — is struggling with cyberattacks on its online learning platform, causing additional stress...

Why D.C. lawmakers are voting remotely during the pandemic

WASHINGTON —U.S. House Republicans have a new line of attack against some Democrats — they charge they are failing to show up for work.The...

CDC bans evictions through end of 2020 to curb spread of COVID-19, but ‘it...

The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has banned evictions and foreclosures for the rest of the year, in an order issued Tuesday...

Voting rights legislation named for John Lewis stalled in Congress

Democrats ranging from presidential nominee Joe Biden to party officials in Georgia are pushing for Congress to restore a key element of the Voting...

Former chief of FL’s faulty unemployment system quits his state job amid COVID-19

It’s official. Ken Lawson, head of the state agency that ran Florida’s faulty unemployment system, quit on Monday.He had been secretary of the Florida...

From ages 6 to 108, more than 11,000 FL residents have died from COVID-19;...

The COVID-19 death toll for Floridians has surpassed 11,000, with residents between the ages of 6 to 108 dying in every county across the...

‘You just have to act’: Thousands outraged by police brutality rally at March on...

WASHINGTON – On the 57th anniversary of the original March on Washington and in the throes of a pandemic, thousands of demonstrators on Friday...

With the airline industry suffering, Gov. DeSantis reassures the public that it’s safe to...

Air travel is safe despite the COVID-19 pandemic because of safety measures such as requiring face coverings, regular temperature checks for employees and disinfecting...

Confederate statues would be removed from national parks under new push in Congress

WASHINGTON — Moves are afoot in Congress to get rid of Confederate statues and memorials in national parks— and they're gaining traction as opposition...

Florida colleges scramble to explain sweeping new DeVos rules on sexual misconduct

WASHINGTON — Florida colleges welcoming some students to campus this fall — despite the pandemic — face a second major challenge.They also must put...

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