MIAMI

Maggie and Michael sound bite

LA ranks 6th among “Most Superficial Cities in America”

A relationship may last a lifetime, but the first impression only takes seconds to determine—that is, in the online dating world. WhatsYourPrice.com conducted a national study to determine which cities are quickest to judge dating […]

05/01/2013

Workers at the National Hurricane Center. (AP Photo)

Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

MIAMI (AP) — Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

04/04/2013

Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Dream reports problems in St. Maarten

MIAMI (AP) – A month after a Carnival cruise ship was stranded for five days in the Gulf of Mexico, another of its cruise ships is reporting equipment problems in the Caribbean.

03/14/2013

5-organ transplant patient becomes a mother

MIAMI (AP) — Miami doctors say they believe a five-organ transplant patient is the first to deliver a baby, making her the first reported case in the world. Fatema Al Ansari was 19 and living in Qatar when she was diagnosed with a blood clot in a major vein to the intestine.

03/13/2013

Carnival Triumph cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

1st lawsuit already filed in cruise ship mishap

MIAMI (AP) — The first lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship that left thousands of passengers in miserable conditions for days.

02/15/2013

IRS

IRS cracking down on ID theft, tax fraud

MIAMI (AP) — With tax filing season heating up, an aggressive Internal Revenue Service crackdown is targeting the growing problem of criminals who use stolen identities to seek tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds.

02/07/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) receives the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts (bottom, c) during ceremonial swearing-in at US Presidential inauguration ceremony with US First Lady Michelle Obama (r) holding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Lincoln bibles. (AP Photo)

On the inauguration, around the country

(AP) – Americans are weighing in from all corners of the country on President Barack Obama’s second inaugural.

01/21/2013

John McAfee in Miami

Anti-virus software developer McAfee arrives in US

MIAMI (AP) — Anti-virus software founder John McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize.

12/12/2012

Kevin Clash, puppeteer, posing with "Sesame Street" character Elmo

Fla. man sues ex-Elmo puppeteer, claims sex abuse

MIAMI (AP) – Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying the teen to New York to have sex with him.

12/10/2012

George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman sues NBC and reporters

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – George Zimmerman sued NBC on Thursday, claiming he was defamed when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it sound like he was racist.

12/06/2012

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