Abortion, Air DeSantis, and the National Guard: What's Going on in Florida?

Today's News

Today's headlines focus on the upcoming governor's races in the United States, as well as the preparations being made for a likely hurricane in Florida. There is also news from Ukraine, where the president has said that Europe cannot be stable as long as Vladimir Putin is in power.


  • Abortion puts GOP candidates on their heels in top governor’s races: The abortion issue is putting Republican candidates on the defensive in some of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

  • Biden's watchdog in the skies can't ground Air DeSantis: The Biden administration's top watchdog can't seem to get Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to slow down his state's air travel amid the pandemic.

  • DeSantis mobilizes national guard ahead of likely hurricane: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency and is mobilizing the National Guard ahead of a likely hurricane.

  • Liz Truss is a 'huge fan of the United States': UK International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says she is a "huge fan of the United States" and looks forward to working with the Biden administration.

  • POLITICO Playbook: Trump dishes to his 'psychiatrist': In a wide-ranging interview, former President Donald Trump told his "psychiatrist" that he is "not mentally ill" and predicted that he will "win again."

  • The City That Survived Covid Better Than the Rest of Us: How did one city in Florida manage to keep its Covid numbers low when the rest of the state was struggling?

  • Florida emergency declared as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens: A state of emergency has been declared in Florida as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens in the Atlantic.

  • Zelenskyy says Europe cannot be stable with Putin in power: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Europe cannot be stable as long as Russian President Vladimir Putin is in power.