LOS ANGELES -- If California's revamped standardized tests are accurately measuring what they set out to measure, one thing is clear: the state has miles to go before all of its students are on an equal footing to face an ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Fire Department is replacing the official in charge of enforcing fire safety codes for apartment houses, schools, hospitals and other high-occupancy buildings after months of turmoil over ...Read more
Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage appeared on stage at a rally with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Jackson, Miss., and said that if he were a U.S. citizen, he "wouldn't vote for Hillary ...Read more
MIAMI -- One by one, the politicians sat before a flock of TV cameras and went around the table, commending each other for their arduous work to fend off the Zika virus.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott lauded the state's "very ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Wellington polo club founder John Goodman's fight over the blood samples in his high-profile DUI manslaughter case could be headed to the Florida Supreme Court.
And the outcome could affect scores...Read more
There may be plenty of room for debate about whether some aspects of everyday life cause cancer -- whether it's drinking too much coffee, eating too much sugar or talking too much on a cellphone.
But the opposite seems to...Read more
ANKARA -- From the minute he stepped off the plane on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Turkey seemed ill-fated.
Intended to smooth relations frayed by last month's botched coup, Biden's visit instead ...Read more
BOGOTA, Colombia -- After more than 50 years of armed conflict, Colombia and the FARC rebel group Wednesday announced they have reached a final peace accord.
"We have reached a final, integral and definitive agreement" to...Read more
MIAMI -- Once it gets past the Bahamas, a storm tumbling across the Caribbean toward Florida risks getting worse, fast.
A hurricane hunter plane sent Wednesday found tropical storm force winds streaming from the storm, ...Read more
Florida law enforcement agency turns over Pulse shooter probe to state attorney
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials finished its investigation in the death of Omar Mateen, who was killed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Drugmakers are learning to duck for cover when Hillary Clinton puts them in her sights.
The Democratic presidential nominee's influence was on display again Wednesday, when she sent Mylan NV's shares ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The Syrian government has carried out at least two attacks involving chlorine since 2014, while the Islamic state extremist group has used mustard gas, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by dpa ...Read more
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