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.
Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north
Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow.
Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat
Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm early Monday as it marched up the US state of Florida's northwestern coast, with its eye located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of the vulnerable Tampa area.
Thousands mark first anniversary of Orlando mass shooting
Thousands marked the first anniversary Monday of the Orlando massacre that left 49 people dead at the city's Pulse gay nightclub, with US President Donald Trump also tweeting his sympathies.
Disgruntled employee kills five in Florida, takes own life
A man who had been fired in April from his job at a Florida company opened fire Monday at the Orlando business, killing five people before taking his own life, authorities said.