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A mini helicopter or gyrocopter that landed on the US Capitol South Lawn area is viewed April 15, 2015, in Washington, DC. A man flying a mini helicopter illegally landed his aircraft on the west lawn of the US Capitol Wednesday, triggering street closures around the building and prompting a police investigation."The US Capitol Police continues to investigate, with one person detained," USCP officer Shennell Antrobus told AFP.
A robotic police device was seen close to the mini helicopter, apparently inspecting it. (Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Homeland Chief: Gyrocopter Came In ‘Under The Radar’

A friend of a Florida postal worker who flew his gyrocopter onto the lawn of the U.S. Capitol is saying his friend, who he considers “a patriot,” came up with the idea a year ago.

04/16/2015

A mini helicopter or gyrocopter that landed on the US Capitol South Lawn area is viewed April 15, 2015, in Washington, DC. A man flying a mini helicopter illegally landed his aircraft on the west lawn of the US Capitol Wednesday, triggering street closures around the building and prompting a police investigation."The US Capitol Police continues to investigate, with one person detained," USCP officer Shennell Antrobus told AFP.
A robotic police device was seen close to the mini helicopter, apparently inspecting it. (Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Man Arrested After Landing On U.S. Capitol Lawn

A Florida man is under arrest after landing his one person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

04/15/2015

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Looks To Find His Opening In The 2016 Republican Field

If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida may have to answer this simple question. Why now?

04/12/2015

Jeff Atwater (Source: myfloridacfo.com)

Atwater Won’t Run For U.S. Senate Seat

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state’s political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.

04/11/2015

The NASA logo on a protective box for a camera near the space shuttle Endeavour April 28, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as preparations are under way for an April 29 launch of Endeavour, which will be its last flight. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Twin Fools NASA At Brother’s Launch On 1-Year Flight

It’s not quiet April Fools yet, but astronaut Scott Kelly’s identical twin pulled a prank on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.

03/30/2015

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Obama Nominates Barzee Flores To Florida Federal Judgeship

A former Miami-Dade circuit judge has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the federal bench in South Florida.

02/26/2015

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mitt Romney Says He Will Not Run For President

Mitt Romney will not run for the White House.

01/30/2015

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Koch Event Drawing 2016 Hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has had a very busy few days in South Florida.

01/25/2015

Alan Gross and his wife Judy in Cuba prior to his departure on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. (Source:  https://twitter.com/JeffFlake)

Alan Gross Among Special Guests To Attend State Of The Union

Alan Gross, who returned home in December after five years of being jailed in Cuba, will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

01/19/2015

(Source: AP)

U.S. Announces New Cuba Trade, Travel Rules

Federal officials announced changes to travel and trade restrictions for Cuba which have been in place for over 50 years.

01/15/2015

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