A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday (Feb. 17) over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, in a poignant address to an anti-gun rally in Florida.
Pressure is mounting on the FBI director to resign after his agency admitted it failed to investigate a warning that the man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school possessed a gun and the desire to kill.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned in September about an ominous online comment by the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at his former high school but was unable to locate him, an agent said on Thursday.
Tropical Storm Selma made landfall on El Salvador's coast Saturday with heavy rains and dangerous ocean swells, while Tropical Storm Philippe formed in the Caribbean and was expected to dump heavy rains across South Florida and the Keys after soaking Cuba.
Hurricane Irma’s eyewall slammed into the Florida Keys on Sunday, lashing the island chain with fearsome wind gusts as it bears down on the state's west coast where a mass exodus has turned cities into ghost towns.
The eye of Hurricane Irma grazed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday, rattling buildings after it smashed a string of Caribbean islands as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killing 14 people on its way to Florida, Reuters reported.