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Florida: State of the United States of America
Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States. The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 8th-most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area. Tallahassee is the state's capital.

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Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing

Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two..
Reuters - Published

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle'

An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Florida

'They were heroes,' Pence says of Apollo astronauts [Video]'They were heroes,' Pence says of Apollo astronauts

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published

‘I was 19’ Richard Branson remembers the moon landing [Video]‘I was 19’ Richard Branson remembers the moon landing

On July 20, 1969, Richard Branson sat down with his family in their cottage in the British countryside to watch history being made. The images he saw on his parents' small black-and-white television..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Like 'science fiction': Mexican journalist remembers Apollo 11 [Video]Like 'science fiction': Mexican journalist remembers Apollo 11

As the world prepares to mark fifty years since the day American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, Reuters journalist Manuel Carrillo recalls his assignment covering the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Orlando protesters call for Rossello's resignation [Video]Orlando protesters call for Rossello's resignation

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Puerto Rico governor's office in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday to demand his resignation in the wake of the 'chatgate' scandal. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dead At 90 [Video]Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dead At 90

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99, Reuters reports. Stevens was a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Apollo 11 astronaut reflects on moon mission [Video]Apollo 11 astronaut reflects on moon mission

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has returned to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago. At NASA's invitation, Michael Collins spent the golden anniversary..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:30Published

Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Intimidated Accusers And Prosecutors [Video]Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Intimidated Accusers And Prosecutors

Police reports show that Jeffrey Epstein reportedly hired private investigators to silence accusers and prosecutors. According to Business Insider, the probe against Epstein began in 2005 in Florida...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

27 Republicans Join Democrats To Block Trump From War With Iran [Video]27 Republicans Join Democrats To Block Trump From War With Iran

The House passed an amendment that would bar President Donald Trump from taking military action against Iran. The measure was sponsored by Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna of California and Republican Rep...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

"One giant leap for mankind," 50 years on

The United States is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the day when astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the surface of the moon. The historic event on July 20,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 04:12Published

Donald Trump Defends Alexander Acosta Over Jeffrey Epstein Case [Video]Donald Trump Defends Alexander Acosta Over Jeffrey Epstein Case

President Donald Trump recently defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Acosta faces pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a sex abuse case against Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Five of the Wildest Guinness World Records In 2019 [Video]Five of the Wildest Guinness World Records In 2019

1. 644 Florida scuba divers broke a record for the world’s largest ocean cleanup event. 2. Two New York City museums created the world’s longest feather boa. 3. Kane Tanaka became the world’s..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Accusations against Epstein 'horrendous': McConnell [Video]Accusations against Epstein 'horrendous': McConnell

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday called sex trafficking allegations against uber-wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but did not weigh in on whether Labor..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal [Video]Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:43Published

Acosta should resign or be fired: Schumer [Video]Acosta should resign or be fired: Schumer

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer told fellow lawmakers Tuesday that Labor secretary Alex Acosta should resign for his role in the controversial plea deal he struck with millionaire Jeffrey Epstein..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Acosta has been 'excellent': Trump [Video]Acosta has been 'excellent': Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

Jeffrey Epstein Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Of Sex Trafficking Minors [Video]Jeffrey Epstein Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Of Sex Trafficking Minors

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was accused of luring dozens of girls to his luxury homes in New York and Florida. According to Reuters, he pleaded not guilty for allegedly paying girls as young as 14 for..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to U.S. sex trafficking charges [Video]Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to U.S. sex trafficking charges

American financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:08Published

Winning at Wimbledon, 'Coco' captures hearts back home [Video]Winning at Wimbledon, 'Coco' captures hearts back home

With several upsets at Wimbledon, young American Cori Gauff is capturing the hearts of her fans back home in Delray Beach, Florida. Nathan Frandino has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

Ruptured Gas Line Suspected As Culprit In Florida Blast [Video]Ruptured Gas Line Suspected As Culprit In Florida Blast

A vacant restaurant exploded into oblivion at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday. According to Reuters, the blast injured at least 21 people and showered the parking lot with debris...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Family, friends, and future pro tennis hopefuls who trained alongside Gauff not surprised by her sudden success [Video]Family, friends, and future pro tennis hopefuls who trained alongside Gauff not surprised by her sudden success

Family, friends, and future pro tennis hopefuls who trained alongside Coco Gauff in Florida not surprised by her success at Wimbledon

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:34Published

Gauff fans back home celebrate latest win over Polona Hercog [Video]Gauff fans back home celebrate latest win over Polona Hercog

ATTENTON EDITORS: RESENDING WITH FULL SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS:FRIENDS AND FANS OF COCO GAUFF CELEBRATE HER REMARKABLE WIN OVER POLONA HERCOG SHOWS: DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES. (JULY 5, 2019)(

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:57Published

The Purge Has Begun For Florida Iguanas [Video]The Purge Has Begun For Florida Iguanas

The spread of green iguanas is spiraling out of control in Florida. In fact, it's gotten so bad that the state’s wildlife agency is urging homeowners to take matters into their own hands. Floridians..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

 

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap

Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer..
Reuters - Published

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz..
Reuters - Published

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