Florida

Epstein

New Accuser Says Epstein Raped Her After She Told Him She Was a Virgin

Three new accusers have sued Epstein's estate alleging that he abused them with sex toys and forced them to engage in other sex acts.
Emma Ockerman
18 hours ago
Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein Died by Suicide at His Manhattan Jail, Reports Say

The wealthy financier was being held without bail in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on charges of sex trafficking.
Emma Ockerman
8.10.19
Health

This Creative Strategy Could Prevent Men From Banning Abortion

Increasingly restrictive abortion bills are being passed by old white men. This Florida state senator has had enough.
Leila Ettachfini
8.9.19
tech-science

Scientists Reveal Hidden Genetic Processes that Cause Sex Changes in Fish

The bluehead wrasse uses a "best of both worlds" mating strategy that involves morphing from female to male.
Becky Ferreira
7.10.19
Science

The Largest Algae Bloom in World History Is Now Off the Florida Coast

Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every since 2011.
Madeleine Gregory
7.4.19
food news

Mixing Poisonous Pufferfish and Cocaine Is a Terrible Idea, Florida Man Learns

Eating the liver of a highly toxic fish is bad. Eating it while on cocaine is worse.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.2.19
Corruption-money

The Strange Rise and Sudden Fall of the Florida Mayor Who Took on a SWAT Team

A disgraced doctor and alleged user of crack and meth managed to take over a city until he got caught. Somehow, that was just the beginning.
Francisco Alvarado
6.10.19
food news

Florida Couple's Picnic Ruined by Guacamole-Stealing Alligator

"The worst part is, we had a big bowl of guac made... He put the whole bowl in his mouth."
Bettina Makalintal
6.4.19
tech-science

Florida Captures, Kills Giant Lizard That Terrorized Local Community for a Year

The elusive, human-sized reptile was nabbed by wildlife authorities.
Sarah Emerson
5.17.19
climate

The Forgotten People Living in Tents 7 Months After Hurricane Michael

60% of the housing stock around Panama City, Florida was damaged or destroyed in Hurricane Michael. It may never be rebuilt.
Emma Ockerman
5.10.19
sex work

A Government Database for People Who Pay for Sex Is a Terrible, Dangerous Idea

A set of bills pass this month in Florida that, if they become law, will build a “Soliciting for Prostitution Public Database."
Samantha Cole
5.10.19
money-inequality

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Miami

"It basically always feels like I’m one bad roommate drama away from being homeless."
Allie Conti
5.2.19
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