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A screen grab from a handout video made available by Nasa taken from the International Space Station  showing Hurricane Dorian on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Nasa

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the(...)

The Florida State Capitol building in the US

The newly installed official who oversees elections in the critical swing state of Florida resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained photos of him (...)

Palm Beach County election officials prepare to recount ballots in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph:  Michele Eve Sandberg / AFP

Florida election officials on Thursday were racing toward a deadline to finish a recount of ballots in close races for the US Senate and governor’s se(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

Donald Trump has claimed without evidence that people wear disguises to vote illegally in Florida as the state hurtles towards a Thursday deadline for(...)

Florida Democratic governor candidate Andrew Gillum: running  close against Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty

Here in the shadows of Tallahassee’s state capitol, one of the most closely watched elections in the country will play out this week. Tallahassee, th(...)

A couple watch the waves on the beach as Hurricane Michael approaches land, in Pensacola, Florida, US. Photograph: Dan Anderson/EPA

Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm on Tuesday as it headed for the Florida Panhandle, where authorities ordered residents to get out(...)

Après Match: Gary Cooke, Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

His lunch mates consider diving for cover when Risteard Cooper launches into his Shane Horgan impression, the hand movements so violent everyone at th(...)

First responders are shown as rescue efforts continue after a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, March 15th, 2018. Photograph: REUTERS/Joe Skipper

A newly erected pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University on Thursday, killing four people, Mi(...)

Anna, Kayley and Aleisha,  former students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

As a warm breeze drifts in from the Atlantic, exclusive houses peep behind picket fences. Here, under the impossibly blue skies, one of the deadliest (...)

 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Samuel Zeif (L) cries  during a listening session with  US president Donald Trump, at the White House, Washington, DC. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Are we reaching a turning point in the US’s attitude towards gun control? As the country came to grips with its fourth mass shooting in five months af(...)

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