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Florida man wanted ISIS to bomb deans at colleges

A man who had been suspended or expelled from two South Florida colleges asked an FBI informant he thought had ISIS connections to bomb the schools, targeting specific deans, a federal prosecutor says.

Best around-the-world cruises for 2020

Back in September 1522, an 85-ton carrack barely larger than a modern leisure yacht became the first ship to successfully complete a circumnavigation of the globe.

Waste could contaminate Florida's water as seas rise

A major UN report released this week shows the sea level is rising around the globe, which means people who live in coastal cities face real risks from losing their property, and in some cases their lives, to the rising ocean and the intense storms these warmer waters bring.

Democrats seek documents on government use of Trump properties

House Democrats are demanding documents on President Donald Trump's promotion of his Miami resort for next year's G7 summit and Vice President Mike Pence's recent stay at Trump's Ireland golf property that was hours away from where he conducted official business.

Feds arrest former top officials at company that distributed opioids

A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

Judge to decide Thursday if Jeffrey Epstein gets bail

Two women who say they were sexually abused by multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein confronted him in Manhattan federal court Monday, arguing in the final moments of a two-hour hearing against granting him bail in a sex trafficking case because, as one put it, "he's a scary person to have walking the streets."

Democrats try to break through in crowded 1st debate

The first Democratic presidential debate was loud. It was crowded. It was often hard to follow. But when 10 of the presidential candidates met on stage in Miami, they did their best to break through the noise with emotional appeals on their core issues as they attempted to introduce themselves to the nation.