Florida Unemployment At 4.7 Percent For 4th Straight MonthTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's unemployment remains at 4.7 percent for the fourth straight month despite adding 22,000 jobs in August.
Huge Alligator Captured Near 2 South Florida SchoolsDAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in South Florida have captured a massive alligator near a bicycle path that is close to two schools
Texas Mattress Company Apologizes For 'Tasteless' 9/11 ad
Specialized Trucks, Planes Target Mosquitoes in South BeachMIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Trucks equipped with blowers are driving through South Beach to spray pesticides that kill mosquito larvae.
US Coast Guard Searches for Cruise Ship Passenger in BahamasMIAMI (AP) — A search is underway in the Bahamas for a woman who apparently fell overboard from a cruise ship.
Young QB's Shine On College Football's Opening WeekendFans in Alabama, Texas, Georgia and Florida are all pretty happy after getting their first look at their team's new QB's.
Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museumSEATTLE (AP) — Paleontologists with Seattle's Burke Museum have unearthed the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex that lived more than 66 million years ago.
Twitter: We suspended 360K accounts over 'violent extremism'NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said Thursday it has suspended 360,000 accounts since mid-2015 for violating its policies banning the promotion of terrorism and violent extremism.
Lava Meets the Sea, Puts on Fire-Spitting Show in HawaiiVOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping into the Pacific Ocean, where it's creating new land and putting on a crackling, hissing, fire-spitting show.
California Wildfire Brings Destruction and UncertaintySAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire had swallowed up many homes as it spread across more than 49 square miles of mountain and desert east of Los Angeles. Exactly how many, however, and to whom they belonged, remained uncertain.
Brazil Police Official: Lochte Made Up Story About RobberyRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro.
GPS Tells Driver To Turn Around; Car Ends Up Almost VerticalMENDON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont say a car ended up almost vertical when the driver swerved quickly in response to her GPS ordering her to "turn around."