President Barack Obama

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers remarks and answers questions at the Brookings Institution, a non-partisan, public policy think tank, on July 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Christie: Nurse Quarantined Will Understand Why ‘When She Has Time To Reflect’

A nurse who protested being kept in a tent in New Jersey over the weekend despite lacking symptoms after caring for Ebola patients in West Africa was to be released Monday as scientists and federal officials clashed with state officials over quarantine policies.

10/27/2014

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‘Breaking Bad’ Actors Blast Toys ‘R’ Us Decision To Pull Show’s Action Figures

After a Florida mom successfully petitioned to remove action figures from the “Breaking Bad” television series, actors from the AMC program have ridiculed what they see as the hypocrisy of the move.

10/24/2014

Nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where the nation's first Ebola patient was treated. Thousands of nurses across the country demonstrated to demand better safety procedures for handling the virus. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nurses Stage Ebola Protest In Florida

Nurses staged a protest in Ybor City to demand better protection for medical workers from the Ebola virus.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2014

Florida governor Rick Scott (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott And Crist Bash Each Other At Campaign Events

Florida’s increasingly bitter and expensive campaign for governor is kicking into gear with two months left before Election Day.

CBS Tampa–09/01/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Premiums Will Fall For Many In Fla.

The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. That’s the opposite of what state officials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on foreign policy in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 16, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard To Offshore Oil Exploration

Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Committee Discusses Hispanic Education

A White House education commission is meeting in Miami to discuss ways to improve Hispanic academic performance.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It’s The Most Frustrating System’: Man Claims He Tried Calling Obamacare Hotline For Weeks, ‘Never Got Anybody’

The insurance enrollment period under the federal health care law ended Monday the same way it began six months earlier, as technology troubles prevented many consumers from completing the online application process for the first half of the day.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Enrollees Getting Kicked Out Of Website, Dealing With Jammed Phone Lines As Deadline Nears

With just days left to sign up for insurance under the president’s new health law, people around Florida are continuing to have mixed results as they try to enroll.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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