Florida Is Exempted From Coastal Drilling. Other States Ask, ‘Why Not Us?’

A surprise decision to exclude Florida, but not other states, from a plan to open up most of the nation’s coastline to offshore drilling raised questions about the plan’s legality.

At Florida Nursing Home, Many Calls for Help, but None That Made a Difference

By ELLEN GABLER, SHERI FINK and VIVIAN YEE September 23, 2017 HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The emergency room workers at Memorial Regional Hospital rushed the first patient to Room 9, which was devoted to the hope and practice of arresting death....

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...

Hurricane Irma Live Updates: Storm Gathers Force as It Nears Florida Keys

By THE NEW YORK TIMES September 10, 2017 Hurricane Irma closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday morning, gaining strength and wielding winds of up to 130 miles an hour, on track for an early-morning landfall after leaving a path of destruction...