Governor Rick Scott declared a state of Emergency Aug. 13 for seven southwest Florida counties currently impacted by a lingering toxic red tide algae bloom crisis. The bloom, which has persisted since last fall, now stretches some 150 miles between Naples and Anna Maria Island and appears to be moving north.
Updated at 5:54 p.m. ET President Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, who has become an outspoken critic of the president. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced the move on Wednesday following an earlier discussion about pulling the clearance held by Brennan and a group of other targets. "The issue of Mr. Brennan's security clearance raises larger questions about the practice of former officials maintaining access to our nation's most...