Florida state senator who used racial slur resigns

A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues resigned Friday, saying the incident is causing a distraction to the legislative process. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles submitted a resignation letter to Republican Senate President Joe Negron and issued a separate statement. "I clearly made comments that were hurtful, unacceptable and inappropriate. The American people and Floridians want their leaders to be accountable...