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As racism protests roil US, Florida revisits dark past

The Ocoee massacre one of many that engulfed communities during the Jim Crow era.

Special Report: The Preventable Death of an Asylum Seeker from Cuba in Solitary Cell

Roylan Hernandez Diaz’s long journey ended inside a white-walled cell in the solitary confinement wing of a Louisiana prison.Nearby were the last of his...

Why Teen Depression Rates Are Rising Faster for Girls than Boys

They both use smartphones. So why are girls experiencing more mental health issues?

What Crackdown? Migrant Smuggling Business Adapts, Thrives

The hardening of U.S. and Mexican immigration policies has “complicated” the business

The Environmental Fallout of Venezuela’s Collapsing Oil Industry

Nobody lives as closely with the environmental fallout of Venezuela’s collapsing oil industry as the fishermen.

Restoring Forests 1 Tree at a Time, to Help Repair Climate

Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.

How the Ground Shifted on Trump Impeachment

Here’s a look at the matter and what’s known about what happens next.

Vapes Spiked with Illegal Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD.

In Era of Legal Pot, Can Police Search Cars Based on Odor?

Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana. Traditionally, an officer could use...

Climate Change Turns Arctic into Strategic, Economic Hotspot

Interes? Oil, natural gas & rare earth minerals just waiting to be tapped as the ice recedes.

Florida’s ‘Pill Mills’ Were a Gateway to the Opioid Crisis

The flow of prescription opioids throughout the U.S. has again put the spotlight on Florida’s pill mill industry.

Poor Americans Likely to Be Hit Hardest by New US Tariffs

People already living close to the financial edge could have to pay more for everyday purchases.

Mother Russia: South Florida Sees a Boom in ‘Birth Tourism’

Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth.

All Court Records Revealed a Mueller Report in Plain View

Mueller has spoken loudly, if indirectly, in court — indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea.

Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles at the Border

In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story.

Dolce&Gabbana Fiasco Shows Importance, Risks of China Market

Don’t mess with China and its growing cadre of powerful luxury consumers.

Help Wanted: Overseers for Social Security and Medicare

Key posts overseeing the financial health of Social Security and Medicare have been vacant for more than three years.

Who is Q? Behind Conspiracy Theory Erupting at Trump Rallies

Who is Q that is spreading like wildfire? What makes Q different and what does Q believe?

Americans in Blended Families Cope with Toll of Deportation

As the United States takes a harder line on immigration, thousands of families are fractured apart.

Study Links Air Pollution to Drop in National Park Visitors

Air quality warnings issued by parks and other government agencies may be causing the visitation drop.

A Look at DNA-sharing Services and Broad Privacy Concerns

There are broader questions about what happens after consumers mail their saliva away for DNA analysis and upload the results to the internet.

Takeaway: Zuckerberg Faced ‘Grandpa’ Questions from Lawmakers

The hearings were a major test for Zuckerberg. Facebook is confronting its biggest privacy scandal in 14 years after. He pulled it through; Congress, not so much.

Why Trump Attack on Amazon Focusing on Tax, Shipping is Wrong

Without evidence any evidence to back up his criticisms or suggest any specific actions he planned to take, President Donald Trump accused Amazon.com Inc...

There’s Lots of Talk, but Little Action on Curbing Health Care Costs

Congress’ effort to stabilize the nation’s insurance markets is faltering amid escalating demands by each party and erratic positions by President Trump.

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