Florida

Health

Florida Thinks a Solution to the Opioid Crisis Is... Massages

New rules in the state require providers to suggest some wildly unhelpful alternatives to prescription painkillers.
Hannah Smothers
3 days ago
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
9.9.19
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
9.9.19
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
tv

Meet the Florida Man Who Went Viral for Headbanging in a Hurricane

WTFlorida is a VICE series that goes behind some of the most outrageous stories to come out of the Sunshine State.
VICE Staff
9.6.19
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 Killed at Least 5 People in the Bahamas and Now It 'Won’t Budge'

The storm is stuck over the Bahamas, making it impossible for search and rescue operations to begin.
David Gilbert
9.3.19
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
Hurricane Dorian

Why Hurricane Dorian's Conditions Are Nearly Perfect to Devastate Florida

Every single county in Florida has declared a state of emergency.
Alex Lubben
8.30.19
The Borders Issue 2019

Welcome to Metropica, a Supposed City of the Future

Florida developers have long promised utopia. Will their latest attempt—an Instagram-friendly, experience-led community-slash-shopping mall—finally deliver?
Allie Conti
8.29.19
Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein’s Taste in Art, Music, and Books Seems Pretty Twisted in Hindsight

"SlaveCraft" guides, nude photos, and a lifesize doll hanging from the chandelier.
Emma Ockerman
8.23.19
neo-nazis

Neo-Nazi Arrested After Threatening to Kidnap Woman on Facebook and Saying He Wanted to Kill All Hispanics

“I will stop at nothing until you, your family, your friends, your entire WORTHLESS LATIN RACE IS RACIALLY EXTERMINATED,” he allegedly wrote on Facebook.
Tess Owen
8.21.19
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