Reubin Askew, the former governor of Florida who served as U.S. trade representative under President Jimmy Carter before making an unsuccessful run for the White House during the 1980s, has died. He was 85.
President Barack Obama’s repeated postponement of deadlines in the rollout of his health-care overhaul has sparked accusations from Republicans that he’s straying into dangerous territory by rewriting the law.
Pennsylvania State University has selected Eric J. Barron, the leader of Florida State University, as its next president, more than two years after a child sexual- abuse scandal linked to the football team rocked the school.
The U.S. has an 89 percent chance of being hit by at least one hurricane that would cause property losses during the 2010 storm season, according to a model created by Florida State University researchers.