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More infectious Covid-19 variant found in Florida: state officials

More infectious Covid-19 variant found in Florida: state officials

A more infections variant of Covid-19 that has swept through the United Kingdom has been identified in Florida, state health officials said on Thursday, marking the third known US state to identify such a case.

Eta makes landfall in Florida Keys after lashing Cuba

Eta makes landfall in Florida Keys after lashing Cuba

Tropical Storm Eta made landfall at the Florida Keys late Sunday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds after slamming Cuba and earlier cutting a deadly path through Central America and southern Mexico.

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day as race nears end

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will rally voters just hours apart in the Florida city of Tampa on Thursday, their campaign paths crossing for the first time as the rivals' fight for the White House ...

Hurricane Isaias lashes the Bahamas as it bears down on Florida

Hurricane Isaias lashes the Bahamas as it bears down on Florida

Hurricane Isaias strengthened slightly as it lashed the Bahamas on Saturday, bearing down on Florida and was expected to approach the southeast of the state later in the day ...

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new Covid cases

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new Covid cases

Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours on Sunday, as the Trump administration renewed its push for schools to reopen and anti-mask protests were planned

Florida, Arizona hit daily highs for Covid-19 cases

Florida, Arizona hit daily highs for Covid-19 cases

Florida and Arizona recorded daily highs for cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, highlighting the worsening spread of the virus in several southern and western states, some of which are taking steps to roll back their reopening

SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida

SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight ...

Weather delays SpaceX's first astronaut launch from Florida

Weather delays SpaceX's first astronaut launch from Florida

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned launch on Wednesday of two Americans into orbit from Florida ...

Three killed including shooter at US Navy base in Pensacola, Florida

Three killed including shooter at US Navy base in Pensacola, Florida

Three people including a suspected shooter were killed and at least seven others were injured on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major US Navy base in Florida

Florida residents told to stock up on food, water as hurricane nears

Florida residents told to stock up on food, water as hurricane nears

Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week.

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March: NTSB

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March: NTSB

Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal US crash reported involving the driver-assistance system ...

Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt

Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt

A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the US outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base there during a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.