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Tropical Storm Isaias Strengthens As It Moves Up The East Coast

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida’s east coast Sunday, with the tropical storm strengthening slightly and forecast to be near hurricane strength by the time it reaches the Carolinas. Officials dealing with surging cases of the coronavirus in Florida kept a close watch on the storm that was weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon, but still brought heavy rain and flooding to Florida’s Atlantic coast. The National Hurricane Center ad...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Georgia, Ap, Earth, Atlantic, Miami, North Carolina, East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Long Island, South Carolina, Caribbean, Dominican Republic


How a $175 COVID-19 Test Led to $2,479 in Charges

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. As she waited for the results of her rapid COVID-19 test, Rachel de Cordova sat in her car and read through a stack of documents given to her by SignatureCare Emergency Center. Without de Cordova leaving her car, the staff at the freestanding emergency room near her home in Houston had checked her blood pres...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, News, Congress, Wisconsin, University of Pennsylvania, University Of Houston, Houston, Propublica, Craig, Brennan, Charara, Hutson, Hannan, Cordova


Isaias is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane as it heads up US coast

After a weekend of storm preparation with utility crews being staged and shelters being opened in Florida, Tropical Storm Isaias is on track to impact the Carolinas, with storm warnings being extended as far north as Delaware early Monday morning.
Tags: Florida, News, US, Stories, Delaware, Carolinas, Isaias


Tropical Storm Isaias on track to impact the Carolinas late Monday after moving north off Florida coast

After a weekend of storm preparation with utility crews being staged and shelters being opened in Florida, Tropical Storm Isaias is on track to impact the Carolinas, with storm warnings being extended as far north as Delaware early Monday morning.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Delaware, Carolinas


Warnings for Isaias stretch up to Delaware

After a weekend of storm preparation with utility crews being staged and shelters being opened in Florida, Tropical Storm Isaias is on track to impact the Carolinas, with storm warnings being extended as far north as Delaware early Monday morning.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, Delaware, Carolinas, Isaias


‘The Swamp’ Exposes Just How Much Republican Matt Gaetz Kisses Trump’s Butt

Spoiler alert: Contrary to his stated intentions, President Donald Trump has not “drained the swamp,” but has in fact amplified D.C. corruption and special-interest power—currently, more than 300 lobbyists have seats in his administration—unseen in modern times. The Swamp understands and exposes this fact, and yet Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme’s HBO documentary (premiering August 4) nonetheless tackles the issue of politics and money via a decidedly wishy-washy look at three of Trump’s staunch...
Tags: Florida, Hbo, News, Congress, Colorado, California, Senate, Iran, Gop, Death Star, Fox News, Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, Trump, Nra, Harvard Law School


Florida man once bitten by alligator is chomped by 8-foot shark while on vacation

Justin Stuller is now sporting two dozen stitches and a small limp after tangling with an eight-foot lemon shark in the Florida Keys.
Tags: Florida, News, Justin Stuller


Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

NASA has its first splashdown in 45 years. Tropical Storm Isaias skirts Florida and aims for the Carolinas. It's the biggest news you missed.
Tags: Florida, News, Nasa, Carolinas


Tropical Storm Isaias, Grazing Florida, Takes Aim at Carolinas

The Florida coast was spared severe damage on Sunday, but much of the Eastern Seaboard is threatened with flooding rains.
Tags: Weather, Florida, National Weather Service, News, North Carolina, South Carolina, Eastern Seaboard, Carolinas, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Bahama Islands


A surfer was bitten by a shark in Florida

A surfer was bit by a shark while swimming in Florida on Friday.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories


Hurricane watch issued for parts of Carolina coast

Florida is now beginning to feel the first effects of a powerful storm system that is inching slowly in the state's direction.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, Carolina


A surfer was bit by a shark in Florida's Volusia County, marking its fourth attack this year

A surfer was bit by a shark while swimming in Florida on Friday.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Volusia County




RNC Now Opens The Door To Having Journalists At Trump Nomination Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Convention said on Saturday, citing the coronavirus. However, a Republican National Committee official contradicted that assessment Sunday, emphasizing that no final decisions have been made and that logistics and press coverage options were still being evaluated, The official was not authorized to disc...
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, Ap, Gop, Arkansas, Associated Press, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Charlotte, Trump, Rnc, Charlotte North Carolina, Republican National Convention, Zeke Miller


Florida breaks weekly coronavirus death toll record with over 1,000 reported deaths

Florida set a new record of coronavirus deaths in the last seven days with 1,230 reported coronavirus fatalities on Sunday.
Tags: Florida, News


Jeffrey Epstein's homes in New York and Florida on market for £84m

Two homes owned by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein before his suicide in prison have gone on the market for a combined $110m (£84m).The billionaire child sex offender’s sprawling Manhattan townhouse is listed for $88m (£67m), while his waterfront estate in Palm Beach, Florida, has an asking price of $22m (£17m.)
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Manhattan, Palm Beach Florida, Jeffrey Epstein


Florida beginning to feel effects of Tropical Storm Isaias

Florida is now beginning to feel the first effects of a powerful storm system that is inching slowly in the state's direction.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories


NASA astronauts splash down near Florida in a SpaceX Crew Dragon

After a roughly two-month stay on the ISS, NASA astronauts Behnken and Hurley made a safe splashdown Sunday in their SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.         [Author: Florida Today]
Tags: Florida, News, Nasa, Hurley, Florida Today, ISS NASA, Behnken


Tropical Storm Isaias moves up coast of virus-hit Florida

The storm is travelling slowly up the coast, bringing strong winds and rain to the US state.
Tags: Florida, News, US


Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule splashes down

The SpaceX capsule touches down off Florida, in the first crewed US water landing in 45 years.
Tags: Florida, News, US, Nasa


Florida beginning to feel effects of Isaias, which could batter the East Coast later this week

Florida is now beginning to feel the first effects of a powerful storm system that is inching slowly in the state's direction.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, East Coast


Florida avoids major damage from Tropical Storm Isaias, track headed for Carolinas

Bands of rain from Isaias soaked portions of Florida's east coast Sunday morning as the tropical storm slowly spun just offshore.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Usa Today, Carolinas, Isaias


Florida feels first effects of Tropical Storm Isaias as storms inches toward the coast

Florida is now beginning to feel the first effects of a powerful storm system that is inching slowly in the state's direction.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories


Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and Deaths

Hard-hit Florida faces hurricane season. The virus is picking up speed in the Midwest, and in other states that thought they had already seen the worst of it.
Tags: Florida, News, Midwest, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Live: Watch NASA astronauts splash down near Florida in a SpaceX Crew Dragon

After a roughly two-month stay on the ISS, NASA astronauts Behnken and Hurley are set for a Sunday splashdown in their SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.         [Author: Florida Today]
Tags: Florida, News, Nasa, Hurley, Florida Today, ISS NASA, Behnken


Tracking Isaias: Live Updates as Storm Plows Near Florida Coast

Storm warnings have been extended as far north as North Carolina. The storm’s track could skirt the coast or swing ashore, with heavy rain and storm surges of up to four feet in some places.
Tags: Florida, News, North Carolina, Florida Coast, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Bahama Islands, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Live Updates: As Cases Rise, U.S. Officials Are at an Impasse Over Aid

Hard-hit Florida faces hurricane season. The virus is picking up speed in the Midwest, and in other states that thought they had already seen the worst of it.
Tags: Florida, News, Midwest, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Top VP Contender Rep. Karen Bass Denounces Past Cuba Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, one of the top contenders to be Joe Biden’s running mate, on Sunday defended her past travel to Cuba and the sympathetic comments she made after the death of Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled the communist country for decades. Bass said she was trying to express her condolences to the Cuban people when she referred to Castro as “Comandante en jefe,” a term that roughly translates as commander in chief but is reviled by some Cuban exiles in Florida...
Tags: Florida, News, Nbc, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ap, Biden, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Kerry, Bass, Castro



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