{FD} Dylann Roof asks court for new lawyers, says race makes them his ‘political and biological enemies’

Convicted killer Dylann Roof has requested that new lawyers be appointed for his federal appeals case, saying the races of his current ones make them his “political and biological enemies.”

{FD} Irma’s projected path shifts west; Florida more firmly in crosshairs

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday urged hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate before Hurricane Irma makes potential landfall — as forecast models on Thursday predicted the storm moving further west, more directly in the state's path.

{FD} Florida governor urges people in Irma’s path to get out: ‘We can’t save you’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott continued Thursday to urge people to evacuate in the state ahead of Hurricane Irma's arrival, a storm set to unleash devastation on Miami as early as Sunday morning.

{FD} Oldest historians group on Confederate monuments: Preservation and ‘historical context’ needed

The nation’s oldest historians group called for a nuanced debate regarding the removal of Confederate monuments – and for preserving the controversial symbols in some way.