Florida put to death a convicted double killer, the third execution in 24 hours in the United States, amid a raging controversy over lethal injection methods.
Florida is known for its sunshine and beaches -- and increasingly for its quality craft beer, good enough to compete with microbrewed ale from anywhere in the United States.
A citrus disease spread by a tiny insect has devastated Florida's orange crop, which is expected to be the worst in nearly 30 years, and sent juice prices soaring on New York markets.
Six same-sex couples filed suit against the US state of Florida Tuesday for refusing to let them marry.
US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad pressed on Sunday in her bid to swim from Cuba to Florida after a night of being swarmed and stung by jellyfish as she paddling through choppy seas.