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(Source: AP)

Sources: U.S., Cuba Expected To Open Embassies

United States and Cuban officials are expected to announce the opening of embassies, a major step in renewed diplomatic ties.

06/30/2015

Lethal injection gurney on Florida's death row. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Justices Uphold Use Of Drug Implicated In Botched Executions

The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injections executions—even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it’s “highly likely” the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.

06/29/2015

Jeb Bush, possible candidate for US president in 2016, gives a speech during a meeting of the Economic Council of Germany's Christian Democratic Party (CDU) in Berlin on June 9, 2015.               AFP PHOTO / DPA / WOLFGANG KUMM   +++   GERMANY OUT        (Photo credit WOLFGANG KUMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bush Meets Merkel, Takes On ISIS & Possible 2016 Run

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Wednesday morning touching on topics including his expected run for the White House.

06/10/2015

The United States poses for a team photo before the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Group D match against Australia at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada.  (Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

South Florida Fans Getting Behind Team USA In Women’s World Cup

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is all the talk on Tuesday.

06/09/2015

Cuban-Flag

Cuba Removed From US State Sponsors Terrorism List

The U.S. Department of State announced Friday that Cuba has been officially dropped from its list of State Sponsor of Terrorism.

05/29/2015

MIA travelers can pay a fee to use iris scan and fingerprints for shorter checkpoint lines. (Source: CBS4)

MIA Travelers Can Pay To Shorten Lines With Fingerprint & Iris Scans

It’s the stuff seen in Hollywood movies—iris scans and fingerprints to access secure areas—and is about to become a reality at Miami International Airport, for those who want to pay the price.

05/19/2015

Cuban raft survivor Elian Gonzalez (L) attends the Annual Session of the Parliament in Havana next to Cuban Five spie Ramon Labanino (R), on December 20, 2014 .       (PhotoCourtesy: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Elian Gonzalez Says He Loves Us

Elian Gonzalez, who became the center of an international custody battle that ended with a Miami raid by federal agents and riots, wants to visit the United States and wants the American people to know he loves them.

05/18/2015

IKEA Mattress Recall (Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

IKEA Expands Crib Mattress Recall Due To Risk Of Entrapment

Does your precious bundle of joy count sheep on a mattress from IKEA? If so, it’s time to stop as the as the furniture retailer has expanded its recall of crib mattresses.

05/04/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

A Look At What Bills Passed, And Died, In Florida

During the 2015 session the Legislature passed 227 bills. More than 1,500 bills died.

05/01/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Florida Senate Sends President, Congress A Message On Iran

The Florida Senate wants new economic sanctions against Iran if the country doesn’t agree its nuclear program won’t be used for weapons. The Senate has sent that clear message to President Barack Obama and Congress.

04/23/2015

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