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Florida House OKs bill requiring parental abortion consent

Legislation that would require consent from a parent or guardian before a girl under 18 could obtain an abortion has passed the Florida House. The...
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Florida woman slugs 300-pound, half-naked attacker with baseball bat

A 65-year-old Florida woman hit a home run against a half-naked intruder when she slugged him with a baseball bat after she says she...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Trump administration announced that it's allowing lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from Americans in Cuba, a major policy shift that has angered European and other allies.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions...

Armed paramedics? Proposal moving forward in Florida legislature

Armed paramedics would be able to accompany law-enforcement officers during “high-risk” operations, under a proposal that started moving forward Monday in the Senate. The measure...
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Southwest Florida’s Useppa Island was birthplace of Bay of Pigs invasion

The soldiers of the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion left their youth and innocence behind on this tropical paradise 58 years ago. The 67 idealists...

Florida Senate taps brakes on plan for new west coast toll roads

A plan for expanding and building three toll roads on the western side of Florida was put on hold by its sponsor Wednesday, as...
This combination of images provided by the Yale School of Medicine in April 2019 shows stained microscope photos of neurons, green; astrocytes, red, and cell nuclei, blue, from a pig brain left untreated for 10 hours after death, left, and another with a specially designed blood substitute pumped through it. By medical standards “this is not a living brain,” said Nenad Sestan of the Yale School of Medicine, one of the researchers reporting the results Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in the journal Nature. But the work revealed a surprising degree of resilience within a brain that has lost its supply of blood and oxygen, he said. (Stefano G. Daniele, Zvonimir Vrselja/Sestan Laboratory/Yale School of Medicine)

Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs

Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about...

How to help veterans with PTSD

PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural...
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“Massive” search for woman with gun who threatened Columbine

Many schools in the Denver area are closed Wednesday as authorities conduct what they're calling a "massive manhunt" for a young woman they say...
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5G, and not 5G E, is live and real — if you can find...

After years of hype, carriers are finally turning on their 5G networks. Just don't be surprised if you're nowhere near one. Both Verizon and AT&T have launched their mobile 5G networks, while...

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