Month: March 2015

  • Guns on campus

    Florida is one of several states considering new laws that would allow guns on college campuses. Supporters argue it would reduce serious crime but as history has shown, students, alcohol, drugs and guns are hardly a perfect mix.

  • Getting heavy with obesity

    To the Caribbean, where efforts to tackle Puerto Rico’s childhood obesity problem are causing quite a stir… Nikhol Cruz Cepeda doesn’t look like a victim of child abuse. She has a wide, sparkling smile, enjoys spending time with her family and close circle of friends, and is doing well at school. Like any young teenager,…

  • Todashev family files suit over “wrongful death”

    Thwarted by separate inquiries that cleared FBI agent of wrongdoing, Ibragim Todashev’s family turns to the courts.

  • Slippery customers

    Florida wrestling with a problem that’s squeezing the (native) life out of the Everglades (OK, that’s enough snake gags)…