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The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.

This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday.

Lawmakers want to know why state and federal health investigators missed warning signs about problems in the heart surgery program at a Florida children's hospital.

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Some parents are outraged that a Florida high school conducted an unannounced "code red drill," sending students and teachers into a panic.

A hospital on Florida's Panhandle says it will lay off 800 employees — nearly half its staff — because it suffered such serious damage from Hurricane Michael.

With open enrollment ending next week, the government says sign-ups for coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law are lagging when compared with last year.

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A team from the University of Central Florida has won a national cybersecurity competition.

A large number of layoffs are in the works at a Florida Panhandle hospital that was badly damaged by Hurricane Michael.

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A Florida conservation group is questioning a plan to develop thousands of acres in southwest Florida that is currently home to the Florida panther.

Another Florida deputy who responded to February's Parkland high school massacre has been suspended.

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The fallout over Florida’s turbulent recount is escalating after the state’s outgoing Republican governor decided to oust a South Florida elections official.

A statewide panel is giving Governor-elect Ron DeSantis a list of 11 finalists to consider for the Florida Supreme Court.

One, Samuel Salario Jr., was born and raised in Tampa. He's an appellate judge for the Second District Court of Appeal, based in Lakeland.

Officials in Florida say dolphins seem to be red tide's latest victims as more than 20 have washed up dead since last week along the state's southwest coast.

The Trump administration on Monday proposed changes to Medicare's prescription drug benefit that would affect patients' costs over the next few years, creatiing winners and losers.

Classes resumed as normal at a South Florida high school a day after 26 students and one adult staff member were hospitalized, including some who had seizures.

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The longtime head of one of Florida's most visible civil rights organizations is retiring.

Howard Simon, executive director of the ACLU Florida, says he is stepping down from his job at the end of the month.

The Florida cities hardest hit by February's high school massacre are receiving a $1 million grant to create artwork aimed at community healing.

Officials say 26 students and one adult staff member from a South Florida high school have been hospitalized, including some who had seizures, after possible exposure to an unknown substance.

Health officials in Florida have confirmed the state's first case of dengue.

Two marijuana stores in Massachusetts were given the green light Friday to begin selling to recreational customers next week, making them the first commercial pot shops in the eastern United States.

The nation's second-largest drugstore chain says Florida's lawsuit alleging that it helped fuel the state's opioid crisis "is without merit."

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Authorities say 39 white supremacist gang members have been arrested in a gun and drug-trafficking operation.

Police in South Florida say a 66-year-old doctor is accused of giving patients medical marijuana cards without meeting them in person, conducting physical exams or requiring a debilitating medical condition.

The United States Coast Guard seized cocaine with an estimated street value of around $500 million during a series of interdictions in international waters.

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Florida's acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review showed Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Bill Nelson separated by just a few thousand votes.

The then-sheriff's deputy on campus during the Florida high school massacre is scheduled to testify Thursday before a state commission investigating the shooting, a day after members called him "not a real cop" and "a coward."

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Rick Scott is Florida's Republican governor, not a senator-elect.

Yet there he was at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's left shoulder Wednesday when the Kentucky Republican welcomed GOP senators who will take their seats in January when the new Congress is sworn in.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott will step down from the state panel responsible for certifying the results in the state's highly contested elections.

Florida’s retail industry is gearing up for this year’s back-to-school sales tax “holiday” on clothes, classroom supplies and computer equipment, with the state offering the tax break for five days .
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The founder of a company that operated charter schools in several Florida counties has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The man accused of gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school registered to vote while behind bars awaiting trial.

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