Scott Neuman

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My wife and I quit our jobs to sail the Caribbean

Monday, January 23, 2023

There's another universe not far from land, devoid of cars, trees and the internet. You don't have to travel a great distance to discover this other cosmos. At 10 miles offshore, you're already there.

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Cardiac arrest is often fatal, but doctors say certain steps can boost survival odds

Friday, January 06, 2023

For the more than 350,000 Americans each year who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital, the prognosis is not always an optimistic one. But quick action with CPR and a defibrillator can be key.

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Burst pipes in Jackson, Mississippi, are just the latest of the city's water woes

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Officials have been struggling for months to patch up an "old, crumbling system" while planning for a more permanent fix.

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Epstein's sex trafficking was aided by JPMorgan, a U.S. Virgin Islands lawsuit says

Friday, December 30, 2022

The U.S.V.I. says JPMorgan Chase didn't report Jeffrey Epstein's suspicious financial activities and provided him banking services after his 2008 conviction for soliciting a minor.

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The blizzard is just one reason behind the operational meltdown at Southwest Airlines

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Southwest isn't the only airline experiencing delays and cancellations, but it is by far the worst-hit, with about 5,500 of its flights canceled across the country in the last two days.

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There's a shortage of vets to treat farm animals. Pandemic pets are partly to blame

Monday, December 19, 2022

A sharp increase in pet ownership during COVID-19 has contributed to an exodus of vets from the farm sector, as they opt for better paying and less dangerous "companion" animal practices.

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In 2 U.S. cities haunted by race massacres, facing the past is painful and divisive

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Tulsa, Okla., has offered a blueprint, however imperfect, for how to confront a history of racial violence. In neighboring Arkansas, the city of Elaine has found the Tulsa model hard to replicate.

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The culture wars are pushing some teachers to leave the classroom

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Teachers and administrators, already facing long hours and low pay, now find themselves under pressure from politicians, parents and even their own school districts.

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60 years after the Cuban missile crisis, Russia's threats reignite Cold War fears

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Over 13 days beginning on Oct. 16, 1962, the U.S. and Soviet Union were at the brink of a nuclear conflict. But since the Cold War ended, some historical assumptions about the crisis have changed.

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One Florida community built to weather hurricanes endured Ian with barely a scratch

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of people in Southwest Florida still don't have electricity or water. But Babcock Ranch, north of Fort Myers, was designed and built to withstand the most powerful storms.

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Hurricane Ian's havoc is forcing some Florida families to give up the family pet

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

A shelter run by the Humane Society Naples is flying cats and dogs out of state to make room for a wave of new arrivals from families whose homes were destroyed and are now unable to care for a pet.

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Florida animal shelters expect an influx of dogs and cats following Hurricane Ian

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Workers at animal shelters are preparing for more surrendered pets to arrive. A planned airlift will fly some of the pets to new homes across the country.

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In one Fort Myers neighborhood, Black residents feel forsaken in Ian's aftermath

Monday, October 03, 2022

In historically African American Dunbar, some think that they are being ignored by authorities who are more concerned about helping affluent seaside communities.

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Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face after Ian

Sunday, October 02, 2022

Flooding cut off I-75 for hours as officials struggle to restore power and water to residents in the path of the storm's destruction.

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Campaign signs influence how we vote more than you might realize

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Especially in local races, political signs can drive name recognition in important ways. In one study, they even helped elevate a fictitious candidate to near the front of the pack.

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In the wake of Hurricane Ian's destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Days after Category 4 Hurricane Ian came ashore near the tony seaside community, residents are taking stock and trying to put their lives back together.

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Category 5 hurricanes are rare in the U.S. There have only been 4 in its history

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Such massive storms are fairly rare, and it's even more rare for them to make landfall. NOAA says that for such storms, "catastrophic damage will occur" with electricity outages "for weeks or months."

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Adnan Syed's case is unique. Withholding of potentially exculpatory evidence is not

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Roughly 2,500 people were exonerated in the United States between 1989 and 2019. In roughly half of all cases, the withholding of key evidence was the reason why.

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5 years on, failures from Hurricane Maria loom large as Puerto Rico responds to Fiona

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The U.S. response to Maria was widely seen as wholly inadequate. As the island marks the anniversary of the Category 4 storm, the destruction caused by Fiona has emerged as a test of lessons learned.

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As farmers split from the GOP on climate change, they're getting billions to fight it

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Democrats plan to spend $20 billion to help rural communities address the climate crisis. There's little sign the infusion of money will reshape politics in areas that traditionally vote Republican.

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