The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down Florida’s death-penalty practice, concluding that the state’s unique system, which combines a jury’s non-unanimous recommendation with a trial judge’s final decision, violates the Constitution’s Sixth Amendment.
Snow, sleet and hail snarled transportation in large parts of the United States on Monday during one of the busiest travel times of the year, after dozens died in U.S. storms that were just some of the wild weather seen worldwide over the Christmas holiday period.
Rep. David Jolly added that Trump’s call to discriminate against one religion would in turn become a threat to people of any religion.
This bill’s very existence suggests the lengths to which the forces of recalcitrance and resistance are willing to go to carve out some kind of official exemption for their bigotry.
Gunfire erupted at a Florida festival that attracts thousands of people dressed in zombie costumes, killing one person, injuring five others and sending crowds of frightened people rushing for cover, local media and authorities said on Sunday.
Imagine if you were one of the wealthy donors who wrote a six- or even a seven-figure check to the Bush Super PAC early this year, thinking you were betting on a sure winner. Now you’re looking at the headlines and lunging for the bourbon.
Most embezzlers try to conceal their thefts, but not in Tallahassee, Florida. The looting of Florida’s Amendment One conservation funds took place in broad daylight.
In an era of epidemic police misbehavior, some earnestly wonder why African Americans often don’t trust law enforcement. Here is an instructive reminder.
A pet king cobra escaped in Orlando, and it wasn’t just a standard pet cobra that escaped. It was the largest, quickest, deadliest species of cobra in the animal kingdom. As if people needed another excuse not to come to Florida.
What may seem like debris strewn across the highway is investigative gold to traffic-homicide detectives trying to find the car and its driver.
What’s the point of saving a native creature from extinction if we can’t start shooting the darn things again? That’s the unspoken philosophy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which after two decades of protecting the black bear has decided the time has come to open fire.
Florida lawmakers adjourned their special session without drawing new congressional districts, which likely will leave the task to the courts.
Voting is not so simple for many poor people as I seemed to imply. But I do worry that portraying inconveniences as high barriers can discourage people from even trying.
It will be impossible for the All Aboard Florida train project to ever make a profit. If your broker calls up and tries to sell you some of these bonds, fire the fool.
Fans of the U.S. senator from Vermont come largely from the liberal wing of the Democratic Party and independent/no party affiliation voters who say they’re tired of the kind of presidential candidates usually served up by the two big political parties.