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  • Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again

    Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again
    After coming to a standstill on Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Emily has resumed its march westward through the Caribbean. It also has strengthened slightly. At 2 p.m., the system was about 215 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, moving west at 12...
  • Hurricane Frances minute-by-minute

    Hurricane Frances minute-by-minute
    Read from the last page forward to see developments in chronological order. 11:23 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004 Joseph and Mary Dlubac celebrated 66 years of marriage Sunday at Palm Terrace Elementary School, being used as special needs shelter in...
  • Chapter One: The Plantation Next Door

    The most disturbing evidence of Connecticut's long and profitable complicity in slavery lies hidden in plain sight in the town of Salem, in the fields and woods around an ice cream bar near Routes 11 and 82. There, archaeologists from Central Connecticut...
  • Evolution not as unpredictable as thought, study says

    Evolution not as unpredictable as thought, study says
    Say you could hop into a DeLorean and travel back to when life on Earth began.  Would fish migrate from water to land? Would the dinosaurs go extinct? At the end of our trip, would we still encounter life as we now know it? Some scientists don’t...
  • Some come here and die very rapidly.

    A cool breeze is blowing as the wasted body of Jean David Droitdieu, carried down steep rocky trails on the shoulders of men chanting an almost cheery dirge, approaches his mother's house. There's a faint smell of rum in the air -- it's what's fueled the...
  • Dominican Republic citizenship ruling stirs outcry across Caribbean

    MEXICO CITY — The recent decision by the highest court in the Dominican Republic to cancel the citizenship of three generations of residents is meeting a firestorm of protest, with human rights advocates warning of a humanitarian nightmare for the...
  • Tropical Storm Chantal puts much of state in cone

    Tropical Storm Chantal puts much of state in cone
    Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....
  • Tropical Storm Chantal weakens, Florida remains in cone

    Tropical Storm Chantal weakens, Florida remains in cone
    Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Wednesday advisory. OUTLOOK:  All of Florida remains in the cone, but Chantal weakened overnight. According to the National Hurricane Center, Chantal may no longer have a closed circulation.  Wind shear overnight has...
  • Tropical Storm Chantal dissipates in Caribbean

    Tropical Storm Chantal dissipates in Caribbean
    5 P.M. UPDATE: Chantal has dissipated into a tropical wave southeast of Jamaica, expected to bring rain to that nation, eastern Cuba and Florida by Friday. The system is still packing some tropical storm-force 45 mph winds. ORIGINAL POST, 10:23 A.M.:...
  • Castros Cuba

    This weekend, Fidel Castro will step down as president of Cuba, defying expectations that only death would part him from the role. The Times has been on the death watch, and before that, on the re-revolution watch, since way back in 1960. Below,...
  • Disturbance over islands has medium development chance

    Disturbance over islands has medium development chance
    Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Wednesday OUTLOOK: An expansive tropical disturbance over the Lesser Antilles could gradually strengthen over the next few days as it moves northwest toward Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and the Bahamas. Models for now...