Hurricane Irma

NFL schedule Week 12: Which teams have a bye this week?

The 2017 NFL season has made it to Week 12. Which teams will be on their annual byes this week? Who needs to get healthy for a playoff run down the …

NFC North

Part-time professors struggle to put food on the table. Some want a union to fix that.

Muhammad Rehan skipped lunch for years. He’d fill up on the cheapest fast food breakfast and dinners and save his cash to keep the fridge at home …

Education

Florida's Tourism Growth is Still on Track Despite Hurricane Irma Hurdle

Florida is still getting a record number of tourists even though the state was hit by a devastating hurricane.<p>Gov. Rick Scott will announce Monday at …

Tourism

Raúl Castro: Will he stay in power in Cuba or retire?

Cuban leader Raúl Castro’s successor will face a perfect storm of challenges starting with blustery winds coming from President Donald Trump’s White …

Cuba

Florida Gators won’t be playing for bowl berth in season finale against FSU

<b>We are tackling the best question supplied by Florida fans each day. If you’d like to submit a question, tweet to Ryan Young here. Look for our</b> …

College Football

Miami puts 15-game streak on line at Pitt

Every time Miami ventures north of the Georgia-Florida line in November, it seems mandatory that the Hurricanes be forced to address the issue of …

College Football

Children in Crisis: UNICEF USA Bridge Fund Moves Fast to Save Lives

Today, protracted conflict, famine, poverty and forced migration threaten the lives of millions of people and the future of entire nations. Even …

UNICEF

This South Florida volleyball powerhouse won another national title

At the end, after winning their second consecutive junior college national title, there were tears everywhere. There were tears of joy for the Miami …

College & University

Puerto Rico's misery: Thousands without homes, power 2 months after storms

Most of island's 3.5 million people still living in darkness<p>In the capital of San Juan, the sound slices through the smothering nighttime darkness, …

Caribbean

Watch NASA’s mesmerizing new visualization of the 2017 hurricane season

How do you observe the invisible currents of the atmosphere? By studying the swirling, billowing loads of sand, sea salt and smoke that winds carry. …

Atlantic Ocean

NFL round-up: Eagles beat Dallas in Sunday night game

The Philadelphia Eagles scored 30 points in the second half as they overcame the Dallas Cowboys 37-9.

News (Ireland)

This Florida mayor takes his city organic with greener weedkiller and fertilizer

Last summer, as South Florida descended into the hothouse season that makes it a growing haven for all things green, the city of South Miami quietly …

Agriculture

Dolphins have long road to improve, in present and future

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The present doesn't look good for the Miami Dolphins.<p>Miami is a 4-6 team in need of a long and unexpected hot streak against a …

Ryan Tannehill

Worth the Wait! Bucs Beat Dolphins

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, 30-20, at Hard Rock Stadium. It was a win – and a winning streak – a long time in the …

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Puerto Ricans came for jobs in Steamboat Springs but found much more

<b>By John Russell</b>, <i>Steamboat Pilot & Today</i><p>STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — When Carlos Acosta arrived in Steamboat Springs in December 2016, he knew he would …

Denver

Watch: Prince Charles begins tour of Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma

The Prince of Wales began his Caribbean tour in Antigua which was hit by Hurricane Irma in September.

Royal Family

Buccaneers at Dolphins: Week 11 preview and broadcast info

The Buccaneers (3-6) are in Miami on Sunday for a matchup with the Dolphins (4-5). This game was supposed to open the season, but Hurricane Irma …

NFL

Buccaneers Opponent Film Study: 2017 Miami Dolphins

The Buccaneers finally put a stop to their five-game losing streak when they beat the New York Jets in Week 10. While it’s not exactly time to start …

NFL

Director of Puerto Rico power company resigns

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The director of Puerto Rico's power company has resigned amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane Maria.<p>Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority said Ricardo Ramos …

News (U.S.)

10 Historical Mysteries Solved In Recent Years

Mysteries just pull us in. We like to read about them, watch shows about them, and try to solve them. As a whole, mankind has always strove to make …

List-Worthy

When Jacksonville floods, the rich don’t worry; the poor fight to get through

Bastiaan Slabbers/Zuma<p><i>This story was originally published by</i> CityLab <i>and appears here as part of the</i> Climate Desk <i>collaboration</i>.<p>Jacksonville’s …

Liberal View

'Chainsaw nun' who helped Hurricane Irma cleanup honored by Miami Heat

The chainsaw-wielding nun who was featured in a viral video cleaning up debris after Hurricane Irma was honored for her efforts Friday by her hometown basketball team.<p>Sister Margaret Ann, the principal of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School in southwest Miami-Dade County, was surprised during …

News (U.S.)

Dale Jr. reflects on Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida Keys

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got a firsthand look at Hurricane Irma’s destruction when he made the drive from Key West to Homestead this …

NASCAR

Kryk’s picks for Week 11 in the NFL

OK, I’ve got it rolling again. Last week I went 11-3 with my NFL picks, straight up, not against the spread.<p>Can I do that two weeks in a row? …

Nathan Peterman

NASA offers unique look from space of active 2017 hurricane season

NASA has released a cool look at this year's active hurricane season.<p>The animation shows the major hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, which impacted …

Cleveland

Florida lawmakers incensed that Trump disaster plan doesn't include citrus relief | Naked Politics

@alextdaugherty<p>Last month, Florida Gov. <b>Rick Scott</b> and agriculture commissioner <b>Adam Putnam</b> came to Washington with a simple message: include disaster …

Sonny Perdue

Sustainable small home has designs on retirement

"All favor a retiree on a fixed income who is inevitably going to have changing needs through the course of ownership," Wynne says. He dubbed what he …

Houses

A Great Migration From Puerto Rico Is Set to Transform Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Ten intolerable days after Hurricane Maria trounced Puerto Rico, Sahria Garcia finally got a call from her brother on the island. The call lasted three minutes and the news shook her: Her family had lost everything — jobs, houses, possessions, cars — and had spent days foraging for …

News (U.S.)

What female preppers care about the most

Women who prepare for potential disasters do things a little differently ...<p>One of the reasons we evacuated before Hurricane Irma was that we weren’t …

Hurricanes

Kelsey Chugg wins U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, defeats Mary Jane Hiestand in battle of generations

The game, as is generally known, does not get easier with age, notwithstanding Bernhard Langer’s quest to prove otherwise. So it was that when the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship came down to a battle of generations, youth prevailed.<p>Kelsey Chugg, 26, a four-time Utah Women’s State Amateur …

Golf