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Baby found dead after interstate crash in South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A baby was found dead Thursday night, hours after being ejected from a pickup truck that crashed on a South Florida interstate stretch known as Alligator Alley, authorities said. The crash occurred Thursday afternoon on a portion of Interstate 75 that runs ...

Sheriff: Florida baby dies after being left in hot car

PANAMA CITY  (AP) — A newborn baby died after being left inside a hot car in Florida's Panhandle, sheriff's officials said. The Bay County Sheriff's Office offered few details about the case on Thursday. Rescue crews were called to a home in Panama City late Wednesday after the baby was ...

Saturday is a license-free saltwater fishing day in Florida

TALLAHASSEE (AP) — The state of Florida is offering a license-free saltwater fishing day on Saturday. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced. "License-free fishing days offer a special opportunity to enjoy Florida's beautiful outdoors," DeSantis said in a news release sent Friday. "I encourage all ...

Fox, C-SPAN, NBC moderators for upcoming Trump-Biden debates

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives from Fox News, C-SPAN and NBC will moderate the upcoming debates between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. According to the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, the moderators will ...

Florida’s largest school district under siege by cyberattack

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's largest school district is still under siege by cyberattacks that began Monday as students returned to school remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said in a tweet on Wednesday morning that multiple ...

More charges brought in college admissions bribery scandal

By MARK PRATT Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Another wealthy parent was charged Wednesday with trying to bribe his child's way into an elite university as a fake athletic recruit, a day after two former college coaches caught up in the nationwide admissions bribery scandal were hit with ...

Drilling, mines, other projects hastened by Trump order

Eds: UPDATES: Re-sends for overnight use By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is seeking to fast track environmental reviews of dozens of major energy and infrastructure projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, including oil and gas drilling, ...

‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin to ‘Dancing With the Stars’

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer Like all cool cats and kittens, Carole Baskin is going to "Dancing With the Stars." The reality TV star who became a pop culture sensation with Netflix's docuseries "Tiger King" is joining the new crop of celebrity dancers that includes TV and film ...

Confusion over eviction ban led to selective enforcement

By BRENDA WINTRODE, AMY DIPIERRO, RYAN LITTLE, LUCIANA PEREZ URIBE, ANEURIN CANHAM-CLYNE, TRISHA AHMED, SEAN MCGOEY and MAYA POTTIGER / The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism TAMPA (AP) — Yochebed Israel was the kind of person ...

Health officials worry nation not ready for COVID-19 vaccine

By LIZ SZABO Kaiser Health News Millions of Americans are counting on a COVID-19 vaccine to curb the global pandemic and return life to normal. While one or more options could be available toward the end of this year or early next, the path to delivering vaccines to 330 million people ...