US Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion after no winners
Scores of American lottery players were disappointed they hadn't become an overnight billionaire Saturday -- but they'll get another chance to scoop the jackpot, with $1.6 billion up for grabs in a few days. The prize for Friday's Mega Millions contest had soared to $1 billion, prompting long lines at gas stations and 7-11s across…
Donald Trump surveys hurricane damage in Florida
President Donald Trump visited Florida on Monday, nearly a week after Hurricane Michael slammed the southern US state, where thousands of people are struggling to survive without running water or electricity. Michael smashed into Florida's western coast on Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm, packing winds of 155 miles (250 kilometers) per hour as…
Florida girds for 'extremely dangerous' category 4 hurricane
Hurricane Michael closed in on Florida's Gulf Coast on Wednesday as an "extremely dangerous" category four storm packing powerful winds and a huge sea surge, US forecasters said.
Trump campaigns in Florida, claims 'most popular' title
US President Donald Trump campaigned in the battleground state of Florida Tuesday, hoping to energize Republicans facing a stiff test in November polls.
Tears and guilt grip survivors at US school shooting vigils
Florida teen Stacey Sayers says she is on an emotional roller coaster -- happy to have survived the carnage at her high school, but overwhelmed by what her classmates have lost.
As gun debate rages, Trump changes the subject
President Donald Trump acted as consoler-in-chief Thursday to a nation despondent over the latest mass shooting of school kids, with an address that aimed to assuage -- and steer debate away from the fraught question of gun control.
Trump seeks answers on 'disturbed' Florida school shooter
President Donald Trump demanded to know Thursday how a "disturbed" former student with an obsession with firearms slipped through the net to sow carnage at a Florida high school, killing at least 17 people in the latest gun massacre to rock the nation.
Big changes for Florida with mass Puerto Rican immigration
Cristina Sanchez is one of thousands of Puerto Ricans fleeing their hurricane-ravaged island for Florida, a mass migration set to shape the southern US state as much as migrants from communist Cuba in the late 20th century.
Florida declares emergency over white supremacist event
Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in northern Florida ahead of a speech by white supremacist leader Richard Spencer, who was involved in a march in August that ended in violent clashes.