Florida research professors studying climate change have serious warnings for the Magic City. They say that Miami’s buildings have come a long way in becoming more resistant to sustained, heavy winds. However, the city’s infrastructure may not be prepared to…
By Miles O'Brien
The tourist mecca of Miami is also a hotbed of HIV transmission. While city and state officials have launched an ambitious plan to tackle the crisis, William Brangham and Jason Kane join Jon Cohen of Science magazine to look at…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
Here's a look at what the lawsuits claim and what's next as the investigation into the bridge's failure moves forward.
By Joshua Barajas
An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse.
By Jennifer Kay, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
By Jason Dearen, Associated Press
The pedestrian bridge on the edge of the Miami-area campus was a signature achievement of the school's Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center, a research group set up with federal funding a few years ago to show how spans could…
By Joshua Barajas
Rescue workers are still trying to free bodies and cars from the rubble, as investigators try to understand how the new bridge failed.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry
A pedestrian bridge at Florida International University has collapsed in Miami, trapping an unknown number of people and cars underneath.
Colorful but violent personalities roamed the streets of Miami in the late 1970s and early 1980s when cocaine came to town and drug lords helped make it the murder-capital of America. In “Hotel Scarface,” journalist Roben Farzad recounts the story…
By Elizabeth Flock
A new book tells the real-life story behind what inspired the movie "Scarface."…
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