Miami’s Haitians, Used to Being Shunned, Rally After Trump Slight

The president’s disparagement of Haiti reminded some of the longstanding stigma Haitians face. Others hope the insults will increase voter turnout.

His Tattoo Said ‘Do Not Resuscitate.’ Doctors Wanted Another Opinion.

When a dying man arrived at a Miami hospital this year, unconscious, but with end-of-life wishes tattooed on his chest, doctors called on an ethics expert.

A Sergeant’s Last Mission: Soldiering, Barbering and Missing His Family at Home

By YAMICHE ALCINDOR and DAVE PHILIPPS October 24, 2017 Two months before Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in an ambush in Niger, he told his sister in an hourlong video chat that he was ready to come home. He wanted to see his children again and...

The Battered Southeast Grapples With Irma’s Aftermath

By JESS BIDGOOD, EMILY COCHRANE and DANA GOLDSTEIN September 12, 2017 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Stressed and exhausted families across the Southeast were assessing the damage from Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, even as flooding from the storm...

After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, What Has Changed and What Has Not.

By JOSEPH B. TREASTER September 12, 2017 MIAMI — Every hurricane tells a story. Hurricane Andrew in 1992, with a 17-foot storm surge and winds so intense that they destroyed the gauges meant to measure them, was the disaster that changed...