Models strut the runway in designs by Art Institute students at the kickoff fashion show for Miami Swim Week. Miami Swim Week, Miami Beach’s signature fashion marketplace, kicked off Thursday with the usual army of bikini-clad models, and thousands of swimwear makers and buyers from dozens of countries. Video by Carl Juste / Miami Herald Staff
Tom Carroll and Heroine Ricketts in their front yard in Miami Shores on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The couple had to dig up their large vegetable garden in their front lawn after the Village of Miami Shores said their edible plants were not allowed in the front lawn.
Rep. Dan Johnson, a republican state legislator in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has died in an apparent suicide. Johnson was accused of of assaulting a teenage girl in 2013. Police investigated but closed the case and did not file charges.
Smartphone habits may force doctors to ask patients a few more questions when diagnosing vision or neurological problems. “I think if a person experiences a temporary loss of vision in one eye, that’s potentially a very important problem for which they should seek medical attention,” says Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Dean Wingerchuk. “But, it doesn’t always mean there’s an abnormality.”
For 40 years Jairo Pinill has been been making low-budget horror and fantasy films in Colombia that have been panned by critics but embraced by his legion of fans. Now, as he prepares to receive a lifetime achievement award, he's also trying to make the country's first 3D movie.