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Florida center says 'Grey Team' technology, exercise help veterans overcome PTSD and other ailments

Jun. 10, 2023 09:32 AM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Before Fred Kalfon began exercising at the Grey Team veterans center a couple months ago, the 81-year-old rarely left his Florida home. Parkinson's disease, an inner ear disorder and other neurological problems, all likely caused by the Vietnam vet's...

Trump's Congressional allies ready public defense | Live updates

Jun. 10, 2023 09:26 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Follow along for live updates on former President Donald Trump, who has been indicted on charges of mishandling classified documents at his Florida estate. The indictment marks the first time in U.S. history that a former president faces criminal charges by the federal government he...

As Biden visits renamed N.C. military base, DeSantis slams 'political correctness run amok'

Jun. 10, 2023 01:47 AM EDT

FORT LIBERTY, N.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden traveled to the recently renamed Fort Liberty in North Carolina on Friday to sign an executive order that aims to bolster job opportunities for military and veteran spouses whose careers are often disrupted by their loved ones' deployments. ...

Trump's GOP defenders in Congress leap into action on charges after months of preparation

Jun. 10, 2023 00:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents is set to play out in a federal court in Florida. But hundred of miles away, part of Trump’s defense is well underway in a different venue — the halls of Congress, where Republicans...

Florida wins closing relay for second straight NCAA men's track and field title

Jun. 10, 2023 01:07 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Florida closed with a victory in the 4x400-meter relay Friday night to overtake Arkansas for its second straight NCAA men's outdoor track and field championship and fourth in seven seasons. The Gators finished in 2 minutes, 57.74 seconds to edge Arizona State,...

Oregon rallies from 8 runs down to beat Oral Roberts; Duke, TCU, Florida also win

Jun. 10, 2023 00:08 AM EDT

Oregon pulled off the biggest comeback in the history of super regionals to move within a win of reaching the College World Series for the first time in 69 years, and Duke edged closer to its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament's final eight in 62 years. No. 2 national seed...

Riopelle's clutch home run leads Florida to 5-4 win over South Carolina in super regional opener

Jun. 09, 2023 23:41 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — BT Riopelle hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth inning and Florida got two other home runs in a 5-4 victory over South Carolina on Friday in the weather-delayed opening game of the Gainesville Super Regional. After a 2-hour, 37-minute weather delay, South...

Florida's 'Dr. Deep' resurfaces after a record 100 days living underwater

Jun. 09, 2023 21:32 PM EDT

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A university professor who spent 100 days living underwater at a Florida Keys lodge for scuba divers resurfaced Friday and raised his face to the sun for the first time since March 1. Dr. Joseph Dituri set a new record for the longest time living underwater...

In finally competitive Stanley Cup Final, Vegas may still have edge on Florida

Jun. 09, 2023 19:22 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The sour taste in the aftermath of their Stanley Cup Final Game 3 loss is gone for the Vegas Golden Knights, who quickly moved on to enjoying the nearby ocean breeze. They're breathing easily up 2-1 on the Florida Panthers in the series, knowing fully...

Key moments in Trump indictment: Flaunting classified material, stowing boxes in Mar-a-Lago bathroom

Jun. 09, 2023 18:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department detailed stunning allegations against former President Donald Trump in a criminal indictment unsealed Friday, including allegations he stored classified documents in a bathroom and shower at his Florida club, flaunted the documents to people without...