Politics & Law

Some FL school districts wary about relaxing COVID safety rules; others are considering changes

As North Florida's Hamilton County School District completes its second month of brick-and-mortar classroom instruction, Supt. Rex Mitchell says schools will keep current COVID-19...

Florida A.G Moody joins massive antitrust action against Google, alleging harm to consumers, competitors

Attorney General Ashley Moody has joined a federal and multi-state antitrust action accusing Google LLC of monopolizing the markets for internet search services and...

Pennsylvania can count late-arriving ballots, U.S. Supreme Court rules

Elections officials in Pennsylvania can count absentee ballots that are received as late as the Friday after Election Day, as long as they’re postmarked...

2 weeks from Nov. 3: Could election hinge on people with no party affiliation...

Republicans were ahead on the first day of in-person early voting in the general election, casting 144,562 ballots compared to 140,753 Democrats.But whether President...

‘A culture of Black reticence and Black hypersensitivity’: Race and police reforms take center...

As a Black man living in Florida’s state capital, Joshua Johnson believes that police procedures, particularly regarding communities of color, need to change.He recalls...

Biden running mate Kamala Harris campaigns in FL, decries vote suppression

Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned in Florida Monday — the first day of early in-person voting in some counties — saying that powerful forces including...

Florida state prisons 2nd in nation for inmate COVID deaths

COVID-19 has killed 154 inmates in Florida state prisons since at least April. That's second nationwide to Texas, where 161 inmates have died of...

Gov. DeSantis joins Donald Trump as the president seeks senior-citizen votes in Fort Myers

Gov. Ron DeSantis joined President Trump in Fort Myers on Friday to participate in a “Protecting America’s Seniors” rally and was rewarded by being...

Jewish lawmakers condemn school board’s rehiring of an administrator over Holocaust outcry

Members of the the Florida Jewish Caucus in the Legislature have condemned the rehiring of a former Palm Beach County principal who refused to...

Federal rural health panel offers little help for the public on COVID-19

WASHINGTON —The pandemic is ripping through rural America, but the website for a federal advisory panel on rural health headed by former Kansas Gov....

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