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No Inoffensive Way to Say the "N-Word," Fla. Senator LearnsNo matter what variation of the 'n-word' is spoken, a Florida state senator is learning the term is still offensive as Democrats and Republicans admonish him for using it during an exchange with two African-American colleagues.
Trump Congratulates Patriots, Doesn't Mention HernandezPresident Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday, noting the parallels between his own upset victory and their stunning Super Bowl win — but avoiding discussion of the apparent prison suicide of their former teammate Aaron Hernandez earlier in the day.
20 Arrested in California Pro and Anti-Trump RalliesAt least 20 people were arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in...
Florida Legislature Makes Slow Progress on Medical Pot RulesFlorida's voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment in November that formally legalized medical marijuana for chronic pain and other ailments...
AP FACT CHECK: Do Trump's Mar-a-Lago Trips Cost $3 Million?With President Donald Trump making his seventh presidential trip this weekend to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida...
Melania Trump Wins Damages from Daily Mail PublisherU.S. first lady Melania Trump has accepted an apology and damages from the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper for reporting rumors about her time as a model, the two parties in the lawsuit said Wednesday.
Prosecutor Challenges Florida Governor's Right to Take CasesA Florida prosecutor fired a double-barreled response to Gov. Rick Scott's efforts to take almost two-dozen criminal cases away from her after she said her
Trump Taps Lawyer Involved with Trump U Case for Federal JobAs a top aide to Florida's attorney general, Carlos G. Muniz helped defend his office's decision to sit out legal action against Trump University...
Trump’s Attack on Syria: Four TakeawaysOn April 6, two U.S. Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean Sea fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Shayrat airfield in western Homs province in Syria. The strike purportedly came in retaliation for the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons in an attack in Khan Sheikhoun earlier in the week.
Not Enough Evidence Found for Bondi, Trump Bribery ComplaintA bribery complaint against President Donald Trump and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi lacks enough evidence to move forward, a state prosecutor told the governor Thursday.
Scarlett Johansson: Ivanka Trump 'Baffles Me'Scarlett Johansson says Ivanka Trump could have a "big impact" by being vocal, and she's baffled by the first daughter's reluctance to take a public stance on controversial issues related to her father's administration.
Proposal to Drug Test Welfare Applicants Returns to FloridaFlorida may again try to require mandatory drug testing for some welfare applicants despite legal battles that halted a previous program.

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