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  • Weekend forecast: Mostly sunny and hot

    Weekend forecast: Mostly sunny and hot
    It should be a fairly nice weekend for playing outdoors with plenty of sun and a low chance of rain. Then again, it should be baking hot. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a...
  • Hurricane forecasters watching season's possible third named storm

    Hurricane forecasters watching season's possible third named storm
    A system of rain and thunderstorms about 350 miles east of the Lesser Antilles islands could become the third named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season within the next several days, according to the National Hurricane Center. Forecasters give it a 70...
  • Tropical disturbance given high chance of developing

    Tropical disturbance given high chance of developing
    Tropical disturbance:  2 a.m. Thursday OUTLOOK: Now there is only one disturbance on the National Hurricane Center's radar, and it's being given a high chance of developing over the next five days. While it's too early to say where it might go, the...
  • If you go: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

    If you go: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    THE BEST WAY TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI From LAX, Spirit, American, Delta, United and Copa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Port-au-Prince. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $708, including all taxes and fees. Have connections lined up...
  • 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...
  • 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...