Florida

Why Cities Are Key to Fighting Climate Change

Urban areas will be disproportionately impacted by rising sea levels and severe weather. Luckily, they're leading the resilience effort.

The Practical Path to Driverless Cars

As Silicon Valley races toward the future of driving, Tampa is keeping a more manageable pace.

Capturing a Decade of Characters on Orlando's Skid Row

Photographer Bryan Soderlind shares his collection of images from the infamous Orange Blossom Trail.

In New York, a Heated, Beach-Themed Bus Stop to Escape the Dreary Winter

We can't imagine a better ad for a Florida vacation.

Of Course Scientists Are Attaching Cameras to Alligators

Meet the "Crittercam."

Florida Might Revamp the State's 'Stand Your Ground' Law

Now, it'll protect people who fire warning shots.

Your In-Car Navigation System Is Already Watching You

A GAO report finds that consumers may not know all the privacy risks that come with GPS tracking.

New York Probably Will Lose Its (Population) Edge Over Florida

Florida is expected to edge out New York as the third most populous state in the 2013 census.

Real Downtowns Beat Manufactured Ones—Even in Central Florida

A fun Sweet 16-style contest from the Orlando Sentinel.

A Horrifying Story of 'Stop and Frisk' Taken to Its Logical Extreme

Earl Sampson, 28, has been stopped 258 times, searched more than 100 times, and jailed 56 times ... in four years.

Team Hired to Photograph Florida's Beaches for Google Street View Traumatized by Nudists

Just what kind of weird stuff did those cameras pick up? 

Is Florida About to Enter a 'Golden Age' of Rail?

Trains may finally be able to compete with cars.

How Republicans Killed America's High-Speed Rail Plan

A new report suggests that governors may have passed on the trains so Obama wouldn't "win."

Someday Soon You'll Pay for Every Mile You Drive

A small fee based on each mile traveled, with a surcharge during rush-hour and on city roads, may be the optimal road-funding model.

Orlando's CBS Affiliate Apologizes for Forcing Viewers to Watch the Jaguars

Due to NFL broadcasting rules, football fans in Orlando had to miss Sunday's Manning brothers showdown.

How 5 Decades of Hispanic Immigration Gave Miami Its Own Unique English Dialect

Even native English speakers now sound slightly Latino. 

A Visitor's Guide to Florida's Most Notorious Law Enforcement Agencies

Seven police and sheriff's departments that have proven they won't hesitate to wreck your life. 

So Pitbull Wants to Make Charter Schools 'Cool' and 'Sexy'

Is this good for America?

Tropical Storm Andrea Is a Wuss

Oh, the (non) horror!