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Record amount of seaweed is choking shores in the Caribbean

Aug. 03, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Near-record amounts of seaweed are smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados, killing fish and other wildlife, choking tourism and releasing stinky, noxious gases. More than 24 million tons of sargassum blanketed the Atlantic in June,...

Florida State fires Martin, ending baseball coaching legacy

Jun. 10, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State fired coach Mike Martin Jr. after the Seminoles failed to advance out of NCAA regionals for a second straight year. Athletic director Michael Alford said Friday a national search for a new coach would begin immediately. Martin...

Ex-deputy can't take back guilty plea in husband's death

May. 17, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has rejected a former sheriff’s deputy’s claim that she should be able to take back her guilty plea in her husband’s death because she made the plea rather than face a jury process that was later found unconstitutional. The high...