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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Gov. Rick Scott heads to California next week for a second trade mission to try to encourage businesses there to relocate. Other states he's visited: New York, Connecticut, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Puerto Rico is short of cash and at risk of defaulting on a $400 million debt payment due May 1. House speaker Paul Ryan pledged to have a plan ready by then to help Puerto Rico find a way to repay its more than $70 billion debt.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Donald Trump won Florida's primary, but now it's time to select delegates for the national convention. In Florida, delegates are selected by party leaders, and Trump supporters say they're being squeezed out of the delegate selection process.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Environmental activist Luis Jorge Rivera Herrera just won an award for grass-roots activism for his fight to protect a pristine section of Puerto Rico's coastline.
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Sea level rise is not a new challenge for Florida. The state's earliest residents had to cope with rising seas by migrating. It is a lesson, an archaeologist believes, that we can learn from today.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The measure delays payments on Puerto Rico's debt load, which is now more than $70 billion, until January 2017. Creditors say the measure violates prior agreements and the island's constitution.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
In an agreement with The Humane Society of the United States, the theme park will also phase out the use of the giant marine mammals in theatrical shows.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Every day, at least one doctor in the economically challenged U.S. territory moves to Florida and other states where they're well-paid and better jobs abound.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
A study shows excessive saltwater from Florida Power and Light's nuclear plant is threatening Biscayne Bay and the aquifer that supplies much of Miami's water.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
SeaWorld says the health of one of its best-known killer whales is deteriorating. Tilikum is the orca that killed SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010 — her death and SeaWorld's treatment of its killer whales were at the center of the documentary Blackfish.
On its blog, SeaWorld says Tilikum has ...
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Unless Congress and the White House can agree on a funding fix for Medicaid in the U.S. territory, many worry that Puerto Rico's health care system could collapse when stopgap funding ends next year.
Monday, February 29, 2016
The Aedes aegypti mosquito is an old foe, spreading yellow fever and dengue on the islands long before Zika gained a foothold. How do you stop an insect that can breed in a teaspoonful of stale water?
Friday, February 26, 2016
So far, the U.S. territory has reported 117 Zika cases, including five pregnant women. But health officials say the real test will come when April and May rains bring more mosquitoes.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
In the Old San Juan district, tourists pour out of cruise ships to shop and take in the sights. Officials worry they could start to see a decline in tourists due to the rising number of Zika cases.
Friday, February 19, 2016
The Everglades lost half its ecosystem after Tamiami Trail was built through the heart of the national park in the 1920s, cutting off water flow. Now, restoration efforts are finally taking effect.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
It's only a matter of time, Gov. Rick Scott figures, before the Zika virus shows up in Florida mosquitoes. He's called for increased spraying and other moves to keep Zika and other diseases in check.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Florida's highest court will hear a case that may determine the fate of some 390 death row inmates. The case comes after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's death sentencing system.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The rapid spread of the Zika virus has raised interest in a British company that has developed a genetically modified mosquito. Oxitec has produced a genetically engineered line of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the mosquito that carries dengue fever and chikungunya. Those tropical diseases have become common in Latin America ...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
University of South Florida researchers completed an investigation of unmarked graves at the now closed Dozier School for Boys. Twenty-one of 55 sets of remains found at the school were identified.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Florida's Everglades is known for its alligators, and in recent years, pythons. Burmese pythons aren't native to the Everglades. But over the last two decades, the snakes, which can grow up to 20 feet, have become established there and taken a big toll on native wildlife.
With the pythons, there's ...