Category Archives: National
In response to recent Islamic State actions, Terry Anderson, a University of Florida adjunct professor, reflected on being held hostage in Lebanon for six years and how negotiations with terrorists have changed.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the United States. The man diagnosed with the virus was traveling from Liberia to Dallas.
The protest was part of a national campaign by Credo.
Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.
Activists have moved a planned nationwide pro-gun rights event from the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to the day after.
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
World War II veterans will get to visit the National World War II Memorial on Saturday despite the government shutdown.
Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will speak tonight at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida on Judaism and global politics. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.
President Barack Obama delivered a speech Tuesday that urged America to involve itself in the Syrian conflict and take a stand against the use of chemical weapons. Some locals were supportive of Obama, but others still weren’t convinced.