GOP Rides Latino Support in Florida as Miami-Dade Goes Red

MIAMI (AP) — For some Democrats, losing Miami-Dade County in south Florida was unthinkable. The state’s most populous county and Democratic stronghold, home to 1.5 million voting-age Latinos, has been the scene of virtually every successful statewide Democratic campaign over the past two decades. But in Tuesday’s midterm elections, the GOP battered Democrats in Miami-Dade … Read more

GOP Rides Latino Support in Florida as Miami-Dade Goes Red

MIAMI (AP) — For some Democrats, losing Miami-Dade County in south Florida was unthinkable. The state’s most populous county and Democratic stronghold, home to 1.5 million voting-age Latinos, has been the scene of virtually every successful statewide Democratic campaign over the past two decades. But in Tuesday’s midterm elections, the GOP battered Democrats in Miami-Dade … Read more

Nicole strengthens, threatens coasts of Bahamas and Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole barreled toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast on Tuesday and was forecast to develop into a hurricane within the next few days. A number of warnings and patrols remain in place. Many areas are still reeling from damage from Hurricane Ian, which slammed into the southwestern Gulf … Read more

Governor DeSantis faces voters in a changing Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis won re-election to a second term Tuesday with a dominant victory over Democrat Charlie Crist, cementing his rise as a prominent GOP star with potential White House ambitions. DeSantis’ victory continues a rightward shift in what was once the nation’s largest swing state, with voters even … Read more

Governor DeSantis faces voters in a changing Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis won re-election to a second term Tuesday with a dominant victory over Democrat Charlie Crist, cementing his rise as a prominent GOP star with potential White House ambitions. DeSantis’ victory continues a rightward shift in what was once the nation’s largest swing state, with voters even … Read more

Nicole strengthens, threatens coasts of Bahamas and Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole barreled toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast on Tuesday and was forecast to develop into a hurricane within the next few days. A number of warnings and patrols remain in place. Many areas are still reeling from damage from Hurricane Ian, which hit the southwestern Gulf Coast … Read more

Nicole strengthens, threatens coasts of Bahamas and Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole barreled toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast on Tuesday and was forecast to develop into a hurricane within the next few days. A number of warnings and patrols remain in place. Many areas are still reeling from damage from Hurricane Ian, which hit the southwestern Gulf Coast … Read more

Florida to ban transgender health care for minors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Transgender children in Florida will be barred from receiving hormones or surgery to treat gender dysphoria under a rule approved Friday by state medical officials at the urging of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Board of Medicine and the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted at a joint meeting in … Read more