Florida

environment-people

Dorian Shows Us the Bleak Future of How the US Will Treat Climate Refugees

The hurricane survivors barred from coming to Florida won't be the last desperate people the government turns away.
Brendan O'Connor
9.10.19
Weed

These Cops Are Seizing Cash from People Who Smell Like Weed Before They Fly to California

Smelling like cannabis and buying your ticket right before your flight from this Florida airport are apparently great reasons for cops to take your stuff.
Francisco Alvarado
9.10.19
Hurricane Dorian

A Week After Hurricane Dorian, We Still Don't Know How Many People are Missing in the Bahamas

The storm has left 70,000 people homeless, and locals say the government response has been "ridiculous".
David Gilbert
9.9.19
Hurricane Dorian

Rescuers Use Jet Skis and Bulldozers to Save Hurricane Survivors in the Bahamas

Rescue groups and volunteers are scrambling to pull people out of floodwaters and off roofs in the midst of "total devastation".
David Gilbert
9.4.19
Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian Has Unleashed 'Pure Hell' on the Bahamas

Winds up to 220 miles per hour knocked out communications, and the storm is moving over the islands so slowly that they'll now be hammered by rain for days.
David Gilbert
9.2.19
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
8.21.19
Mass Shootings

Another Potential US Mass Shooter Was Just Arrested – the Fourth in Less Than A Week

A friend of the Florida trucker alerted the FBI after he sent text messages discussing his alleged plot
Tess Owen
8.21.19
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
7.11.19
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 year since 2011.
Madeleine Gregory
7.8.19
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
Culture

Harmony Korine on the Sun-Soaked Joy of Filming 'The Beach Bum' in the Florida Keys

The legendary cult director's first film in seven years follows Matthew McConaughey​​'s Moondog as he meanders through bars and avoids writing poetry.
Alex Norcia
4.1.19
THE ENVIRONMENT

Florida Legislator Proposes Ban On Plastic Straw... Bans

The bill would prevent any local government from banning the straws until at least 2024.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.7.19
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