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Education Aug 04Why parents are forming ‘learning pods’ — and how they might deepen inequality
As the coronavirus pandemic has clouded hopes of reopening schools nationwide, parents who want more than remote instruction have been scrambling to hire tutors and private teachers for small groups of children.
World Jul 31Bahamas, Florida brace as new Hurricane Isaias bears down
Forecasters have declared a hurricane watch for parts of the Florida coastline as Hurricane Isaias drenches the Bahamas on a track for the U.S. East Coast.
Health Jul 06Hospitals approach capacity as Miami closes restaurants
Hospitals are fast approaching capacity in Florida and Texas, and the Miami area again ordered restaurants closed as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations began to climb.
Health Apr 022 cruise ships arrive in Florida after days of negotiations
The Zaandam and a sister ship sent to help it, the Rotterdam, were both given permission to disembark passengers at Port Everglades after days of negotiation with local officials who feared it would divert needed resources from a region that…
Health Mar 31Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships
Coast Guard Capt. Jo-Ann Burdian told the Broward County Commission that if a unified command of state, local and federal officials can't unanimously agree on what to do with the people on the ships now headed to Florida, then they'll…
Economy Feb 11Farmers worry Florida bill will worsen labor scarcity
Legislation that would require private companies in Florida to verify each new hire's eligibility to work in the U.S. is worrying farmers in the agriculture-rich state.
Politics Dec 30Seeking Latinos’ support in Florida, Democrats fight socialist tag
President Donald Trump and his allies have been hammering Democrats as leftists and anti-capitalists — knowing such labels call up images of corruption and poverty.
Nation Oct 11Trump ramps up deportations to Cuba
Since the end of the Obama administration, the number of Cubans deported from the U.S. has increased more than tenfold to more than 800 in the past year.
World Sep 11Bahamian girl taken into U.S. custody after fleeing storm damage with godmother, family says
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement Wednesday that officials "made multiple attempts" to contact her family after the child arrived in West Palm Beach with a person who was not a relative. The child's mother told a…
Nation Aug 30WATCH: Florida preps for an ‘absolute monster’ Hurricane Dorian
The storm is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane and slam into the U.S. on Monday somewhere between the Florida Keys and southern Georgia.