Miami

People walk past the building where the roof was blown off by Hurricane Irma on September 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida.

3 Must-Read Points on Building Hurricane-Proof Cities

A new story from The Atlantic details better ways to build—and why they are often ignored in places like Houston and Miami.

Black, blue, yellow, red and white mural on wall on grey cement in front of green trees and multicolored artwork and blue sky

ICYMI: Miami-Dade County Renames Street to Honor 'Moonlight'

Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney grew up in the predominantly Black Miami neighborhood where much of their Oscar-winning movie took place.

Woman speaks through bullhorn

WATCH: Public Housing Residents Confront Ben Carson in Miami

Everyone is talking about Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson getting stuck in an elevator. But this is the real public housing story of the day.

Fernando Sanudo walks along a flooded dock to his boat at the Haulover Marine Center on November 14, 2016, in North Miami, Florida. The flood waters are caused by the combination of the lunar orbit, which causes king tides, and climate change.

READ: Climate Change Already Impacting South Florida Residents With Increase in 'King Tides'

The state is home to some of the country’s largest concentration of immigrants, many of whom will now live in coastal areas prone to flooding.  

Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, delivers remarks during a press conference September 29, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Yesterday, he called the Zika virus "not controllable."

CDC Director Says Zika Virus 'Will Become Endemic'

There have been more than 4,000 Zika cases in the United States and over 27,000 in U.S. territories.

A plane sprays pesticide over the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, Florida, on August 6, 2016, in hope of controlling and reducing the number of mosquitos. A Texan contracted the virus after spending time in the city.

Texan Contracts Zika After Visiting Miami

The U.S. must now respond to its first domestic-travel case.

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STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.

Housing Discrimination Not A Thing Of the Past

As if affordable rent isn’t already bad enough

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

Miami TV Reporter at Obama Rally Confuses Will.i.am for Wyclef Jean

Just take a look at [Miami’s WSVN-TV](http://gawker.com/5958601/white-tv-reporter-is-all-heres-wyclef-no-wale-…) reporter’s nod at the 0:19 second mark. He thought he was being so slick. (h/t [Gawker](http://gawker.com/5958601/white-tv-reporter-is-all-heres-wyclef-no-wale-…))

Baseball's Ozzie Guillen on Fidel Castro: 'I Betrayed My Latin Community'

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen was suspended for five games Tuesday because of comments he made about Fidel Castro in a recent Time Magazine interview.

Who's Policing Miami Cops After 63 Unsolved Civilian Shootings?

Once again, Miami cops are living up to their brutal reputation.

Are Cell Phones Public Enemy Number One With Miami Cops?

The Miami Herald reports that since 2008, at least 11 people claim that they’ve been arrested and/or had their phones confiscated by police officers.

Miami Police Chief Defends Record, While More Horrific Footage Surfaces

The department’s on the defensive after a scathing new report details a shocking record of violence and misconduct.

Following Police Shooting, Miami Beach Makes Bad Situation Worse

While cops continue to scapegoat black festivalgoers, are they also planting evidence to help build their case?

Police Shootings at Racially Charged Miami 'Urban Beach Week'

The ACLU is calling for an outside investigation into a shootout that ended in the death of one alleged gunman and left three officers and four bystanders wounded – the latter possibly hit by stray police bullets.

Miami's Spate of Cop Shootings of Black Men

Seven black men have been killed by Miami cops in the course of eight months.