It's been 50 years since the Cuban Missile Crisis, Oct. 16-Oct. 28, when the world came closer than ever to a U.S.-Soviet nuclear war and nightmarish terms like Armageddon and ''mutually assured destruction'' -- MAD -- became almost real.
Trayvon Martin was staying with his father in Sanford, FL, during a 10-day suspension from his Miami high school when he was shot to death on Feb. 26 by George Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watch captain.
A candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win. There are currently 152 up for grabs between 12 toss up states (shown in yellow). Hover your mouse over any state to learn about the votes at stake and click to toggle between the 2012 preview and 2008 results.
An inside look at the building of the Port Of Miami tunnel
El impresionante mural de la Ermita de la Caridad es obra del artista Teok Carrasco.
The impressive Ermita de la Caridad mural is the work of artist Teok Carrasco and serveral assistants.
Here's a look at some of the fragile environments and unique creatures that will be threatened by the spill if it rides the loop current around Florida.
Track the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico -- the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.
Oil can wreak havoc on Floridas varied and vulnerable marine habits, leaving a wake of death and chronic problems lasting for years.
Emergency crews are using several methods to stop the oil leak.
Based on tides and currents, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the possible trajectories of the oil slick through Friday.
Miami architect Andres Duany devised a temporary house made of nearly indestructible composite materials that could be easily shipped to Haiti and erected in a few hours.
Some of the worst natural disasters to batter Haiti
The 59-year-old billionaire jetted around the world in his Global Express early this year in a desperate effort to fend off investigators while trying to entice investors to prop up his crumbling enterprises.
Miami-Dade taxpayers have paid $217,000 since 2007 for commisioners' travel abroad to drum up trade trips that have not resulted in a single contract.