Category Archives: National
A ricin-laced letter addressed to President Barack Obama was intercepted Wednesday, after a letter packed with the same toxin was sent to Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., late Tuesday.
Four Gainesville runners registered in the 2013 Boston Marathon share their experiences during the bombings that killed 3 and injured more than 170.
The tragedy in Boston really struck home with Gainesville resident and local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle.
President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the Boston Marathon explosions from the White House Tuesday morning. Watch the livestream here.
Two explosions went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon; reports say 3 dead and more than 140 injured in the blasts.
View national and local pranks recorded on social media outlets this April Fools’ Day.
Shawn Janetzke hopes to get married some day. The 19-year-old UF student identifies himself as gay and hopes the cases the Supreme Court is hearing this week will allow him to get married in the future.
Beginning April 25, the Transportation Security Administration’s ban on small knives while traveling by airplane will be lifted.
A burst of hiring last month added 236,000 U.S. jobs and reduced the unemployment rate to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent in January. The robust gains suggested that the economy can strengthen further despite higher taxes and government spending cuts.
The federal budget sequester is a week old, and its effects are now starting to be felt in North Central Florida. If you made plans for the third annual Gator Fly-In air show on April 27, you can clear your calendar; it’s been canceled.