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  • 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...
  • Tropical Storm Emily forms near islands; predicted to intensify into a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Emily forms near islands; predicted to intensify into a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Emily emerged in the Caribbean near the Lesser Antilles on Monday evening, and its initially predicted to draw close to South Florida on Saturday as a minimal hurricane. It has had little change in strength since forming. At 5 a.m. the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda

    Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda
    MIAMI (AP) - The first hurricane of this year's Atlantic season was gaining strength far off in the ocean Monday, while the Florida Panhandle and Alabama were soaked by the remnants of a weakening tropical storm. Hurricane Bill was expected to become a...