Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith
Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott is defending President Donald Trump's decision to reject a short-term fix to the partial government shutdown, indicating that he thinks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is not acting in good faith. (Jan. 17)
My First Award: Saoirse Ronan
The first ceremony Saoirse Ronan went to was the Oscars – and she still feels like she missed out on a lot. (Jan. 16)
Youtube revises policy, bans dangerous prank videos
YouTube also says it is drawing the line on content that "intends to incite violence or encourage dangerous or illegal activities" that have a risk of serious harm or death
PG&E faces bankruptcy over California wildfires
PG&E, the nation's largest utility, plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion in potential damages over the catastrophic wildfires in California that killed scores of people and destroyed thousands of homes. (Jan. 15)
Felons emotional as they register to vote in Fla.
The right to vote was restored for most Florida felons as of Tuesday, increasing the pool of eligible voters by as many as 1.4 million people in a battleground state infamous for its narrow margins in key elections (Jan. 8) Source: ...
Ronil Singh, California cop killed in traffic stop shooting, was from Fiji
Authorities were searching for a gunman who shot and killed a police officer during a traffic stop in a small California town. The officer, Ronil Singh, emigrated to the US from Fiji. A FIJI born man was shot and killed during ...
Elon Musk unveils Los Angeles tunnel for commuters
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel that could move people faster than subways. The "proof of concept" runs about 2 miles under Hawthorne, California. (Dec. 18)Source: The Associated Press
British PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal
British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed Parliament’s vote on her Brexit deal with the European Union, acknowledging it would have been defeated by a “significant margin.” The move throws Britain’s Brexit plans into chaos. (Dec. 10)Source: The Associated Press
Bear walks into California Highway Patrol office
A bear had no trouble opening a door as it strolled into a California Highway Patrol office in a mountain town.(Nov 27) Source: The Associated Press
Rain complicates California wildfire recovery
Rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover the remains of those killed. (Nov. 21)Source: The Associated Press
Search teams with cadaver dogs seek fire victims
As the search for human remains continues in the burned town of Paradise, fire officials in Northern California say some remains of the missing may never be found. (Nov. 20) Source: The Associated Press
Fireball lights up night sky over Texas
Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball as it streaked across the sky over Central Texas. The non-profit American Meteor Society says it was also seen from Louisiana and Oklahoma. (Nov.16)Source: The Associated Press
Manual recount ordered for Florida Senate race
Florida's secretary of state has ordered a manual recount in the state's hotly contested U.S. Senate race. (Nov. 15)Source: The Associated Press
Several hurt in bus crash on Fla. highway
Authorities say several people were hurt when the bus they were riding on crashed into a semi-truck on a Florida highway Thursday. (Nov. 15)Source: The Associated Press
Drone video shows NorCal wildfire devastation
A wildfire all but obliterated the Northern California town of Paradise, population 27,000, and ravaged surrounding areas last Thursday. About 7,700 homes were destroyed. (Nov. 14) Source: The Associated Press
Some cheer, others worry about Amazon’s Va. HQ2
Virginia lawmakers and business owners cheered Amazon's announcement that it has chosen Arlington, Virginia as one of its new East Coast headquarters. But many residents expressed concern about housing prices and already overcrowded roads. (Nov. 13)Source: The Associated Press
Recount underway in Broward County, Fla.
The recounting of Senate and gubernatorial ballots is underway in Florida's second most-populous county after it fixed problems with its machines. (Nov. 11) Source: The Associated Press
Amid rubble of house, husband finds wife’s ring
When the fire broke out in Paradise, state warden Jake Olsen was one of many law enforcement agents who rushed to help those in need. On Saturday, his colleague helped him sift through the rubble and found his wife's wedding ...
Florida Governor asks for vote count investigation
Florida Governor and Senate candidate Rick Scott says he is asking the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate elections offices in Palm Beach and Broward counties, questioning whether they were trying to inflate the Democratic vote. (Nov. 9)Source: The ...
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