Tropical Development Likely in the Gulf of Mexico Memorial Day Weekend; Major Flash Flood Threat in the Southeast, Florida Into Next Week

The first tropical or subtropical depression of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is now likely in the Gulf of Mexico this Memorial Day weekend, bringing the threat of heavy rain and flash flooding to a large swath of the Southeast and Florida, lasting into next week. (MORE: Memorial Day Weekend Forecast) Currently, a broad area

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Missing Florida man may be heading to Alabama, lawmen say

Missing Florida man may be heading to Alabama, lawmen say

Florida authorities are asking for help locating a man who has been missing since Monday and may be in Alabama, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. ALEA issued a missing senior alert for Eduardo Rodriguez Sr. Tuesday afternoon. Officials with the Auburndale, Florida Police Department said he was last seen in Auburndale, Florida on

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Congress returns amid new push for gun control – but with same obstacles

Congress returns amid new push for gun control – but with same obstacles

Lawmakers returned to Washington on Monday amidst intensifying debate over gun laws. The school shooting in Parkland, Florida earlier this month, in which 17 people were killed, has forced Congress to contend yet again with one of the most politically controversial issues. Before the 14 February massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, mass shootings

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Horrified Florida students beg the adults: Please, do something about guns

Horrified Florida students beg the adults: Please, do something about guns

After a mass shooting left 17 students and faculty dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland, many area students — instead of withdrawing into the solitude of grief — have thrown themselves into the spotlight in anger and frustration. They’re too young to vote. But in national TV

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Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida

Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida

President and Melania Trump in Brussels in May. WASHINGTON — Melania has learned a few things from the master. The first lady will never be as brilliant at trolling as her husband. He is an idiot-savant who plays in the roiling ocean of Twitter as naturally as a blubbery-necked sea lion. Only Donald Trump, a

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