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Florida authorities warn of road rage among mating gators

BRADENTON, Fla. — Around this time of year, Floridians don't just have to worry about aggressive drivers on the road — they should be on the lookout for aggressive alligators, too, according to officials who on Friday had to remove a 9-foot (2.
Police: Bandit skates off after Dunkin’ Donuts stickup

Police: Bandit skates off after Dunkin’ Donuts stickup

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — A robber wearing in-line skates skated off into the night after sticking up a Dunkin’ Donuts on Long Island, police said. Nassau County police said the suspect glided into the Hicksville shop around 7:50 p.m.
Tampa mayor lightheartedly apologizes to NFL's Tom Brady

Tampa mayor lightheartedly apologizes to NFL's Tom Brady

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When it comes to first impressions, Tampa didn’t exactly give the best of welcomes to one of its newest and most famous residents when NFL superstar Tom Brady was ejected from a downtown park while working out.

Mat-Su school board bans 5 books from high school curriculum

PALMER, Alaska — A school board north of Anchorage, Alaska has banned the teaching of five books considered literary classics used for high school English elective courses without public comment, sparking criticism from some educators.
Nashville musicians find themselves without jobs or benefits

Nashville musicians find themselves without jobs or benefits

NASHVILLE — Colin Poulton moved to Nashville in 2008 to study commercial guitar.
Navy admiral advises reinstatement of fired carrier captain

Navy admiral advises reinstatement of fired carrier captain

WASHINGTON — The top Navy officer has recommended the reinstatement of the aircraft carrier captain fired for sending a fraught email to commanders pleading for faster action to protect his crew from a coronavirus outbreak, officials familiar with th
FDA warns of heart risks with Trump-promoted malaria drug

FDA warns of heart risks with Trump-promoted malaria drug

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned doctors against prescribing a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus except in hospitals and research studies.
3 states partly reopen, despite health officials' warnings

3 states partly reopen, despite health officials' warnings

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Even as the confirmed U.S.
Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits

Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's government plunged into disarray Friday after Justice Minister Sérgio Moro, who became popular as a crusader against corruption, resigned and alleged political interference in the federal police force.
Tons of sanitizer: Retailer charged with hoarding, gouging

Tons of sanitizer: Retailer charged with hoarding, gouging

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors charged a New York retailer Friday with hoarding tons of disposable masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer in a Long Island warehouse and selling the items at huge markups.