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Maryland WeatherDozens of deaths and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage have prompted the World Meteorological Organization to retire two names from last season's roster of Atlantic hurricanes.Igor and Tomas will be replaced on the 2016 names list by Ian......
Maryland WeatherThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued its August update on the prospects for the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season. Not surprisingly, the feds agree with earlier updates by Colorado State forecasters and others - we can expect at...
Maryland WeatherThe second named storm of the 2009 season has grown into a minimal hurricane, the season's first, according to the National Hurricane Center.Bill now sports top sustained winds of 75 mph as it churns across the Atlantic. While it is......
Maryland WeatherThis evening's devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has been followed by a series of large aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richter scale. It was also preceded by smaller quakes (2.9 to 3.4) in Puerto Rico, across the Mona......
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsHurricanes. Mudslides. Environmental degradation. Political upheaval and violence. And now this -- a 7.0 magnitude earthquake centered near the capital city of 2 million residents. Weep for Haiti. Pray for Haiti. Help Haiti. Nobody deserves a run of...
The Swampby Mark Silva "Haiti isn't doomed,'' writes Bill Clinton, the United Nations special envoy to Haiti and former president who, as is his custom, has been attempting to make a personal connection with an earthquake-stricken nation. "Hillary and I went......
Tags: United Nations, Bill Clinton, Disasters, Haiti
Maryland WeatherFloridians are looking at an unusual storm system moving onto the peninsula from the Atlantic Ocean today, the first official day of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. This weird disturbance actually began as a squall in Michigan. The concentration of...
Maryland WeatherThe 2010 Atlantic hurricane season is up and running today as Tropical Storm Alex gathers strength in the western Caribbean Sea. The storm appears to be headed for Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, and from there into the western Gulf of Mexico.We......
Tags: Mexico, BP Plc, Floods, Caribbean Sea, Disasters and Accidents
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsCounty court may not be as glamorous as circuit court, but that hasn't stopped a host of Broward hopefuls from vying for nine seats on Aug. 24. Five incumbent county court judges face challengers, and 10 candidates are running for......
The Swampby Katherine Skiba and Mark Silva at noon, updated 2, 7 pm EDT First Lady Michelle Obama, making her first solo international trip as first lady today, made a surprise stop along the way in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. En route to......
"Jamaica, Farewell" a show title with a judiciously placed comma but very little in the way of a set or other trappings, is one woman's first-person story of her determination to leave the Caribbean island of her birth and find her way to a new life in...
Tags: NATO, Politics, Fidel Castro, Wicker Park, Immigration
Latin American politics in the second decade of the 21st century are strange, to say the least. Other adjectives may apply. They reader may choose the most appropriate after reading this column. Raúl Castro, the younger of two brothers who have ruled...
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