The authorities said James Yoo, 56, was believed to have died when his home exploded as the police were preparing to search the residence on Monday night.
Thirty years ago, the city was barely a blip on the art world’s radar. Now, partly because of Art Basel, it has become a global hot spot. But can it manage its growing pains?
Collectors will have many options to experience in addition to Art Basel Miami Beach. Here are four standouts.
Alcova, a five-year-old platform for experimentalists that was founded in Italy, makes its American debut.
A European artist, curator, and collector consider the upstart: Is it an art world hub? Overhyped? Or a place to grow the arts outside museum walls?
Picking the right pieces to display at art fairs can sway money and fame.
An array of restaurants and boutiques have opened alongside Miami-area mainstays to cater to visitors and an influx of new residents.
Art fairs managed to survive the downturn brought about by the Covid pandemic and are on the rise again — a trend expected to continue in the coming year.
The respect for art in South Florida has made it a “cozy” place for people to come — and stay for work and to build a following.
JetBlue Airways is trying to persuade a federal court to let it acquire Spirit Airlines, a deal that the Justice Department says will raise fares and reduce competition.
The North Carolina congressman, who leads the House Financial Services Committee, said he would join the growing ranks of lawmakers exiting Congress amid intense dysfunction.
A man in Florida died after drinking three servings of the highly caffeinated drink at a Panera location in Florida, his family said in a wrongful-death lawsuit.
In the racketeering and gang conspiracy trial of the artist Young Thug, his lyrics are allowed as evidence in court.
Plumes of smoke rose over a house in Arlington, Va., that had exploded after the police attempted to search it.
If passed, the proposed maps would spur debate over whether majority-minority districts have the same protections against racial discrimination under the Voting Rights Act.
Mr. Goodson, who had been featured in the investigative podcast set in the town of Woodstock, Ala., “brandished a gun at officers” before he was fatally shot, the authorities said.
In case you were wondering.
The details of the allegation against the state party chairman, Christian Ziegler, emerged in an affidavit. He has denied any wrongdoing.
Arian Taherzadeh befriended Secret Service employees and gave them lavish gifts, including rent-free apartments, to bolster his fraudulent law enforcement business, prosecutors said.
Mississippi has long had high childhood immunization rates, but a federal judge has ordered the state to allow parents to opt out on religious grounds.
Liberal-leaning professors are leaving coveted jobs with tenure. And there are signs that recruiting scholars has become harder.
Long before Florida Man became a meme, he mined the Sunshine State’s weirdness for enough material to fill 26 darkly funny crime novels.
Pedro Barrientos, de 74 años, fue acusado de secuestro, tortura y ejecución del popular cantante días después del golpe militar de 1973.
Pedro Barrientos, 74, was charged in the kidnapping, torture and killing of the popular folk singer Víctor Jara days after the 1973 military coup that deposed President Salvador Allende.
There have been a combined 37 named storms this year in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific basins. A high proportion of those quickly escalated.
A nationwide shortage of controllers has resulted in an exhausted and demoralized work force that is increasingly prone to making dangerous mistakes.
The decision ignores warnings from voting rights groups and some election experts.
A security guard tried to intervene but was unsuccessful, officials said.
After ignoring each other for much of the campaign, the two candidates now engage in near-daily attacks and have sparred with increasing intensity on the debate stage.
Arguments in court on Friday offered clues to Donald J. Trump’s legal strategy in fighting state charges of conspiracy to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Ron DeSantis, Gavin Newsom and a not-exactly-neutral Sean Hannity staged a campaign debate from an alternative timeline.
What they modeled was the boastful, belligerent manner in which most political disagreements are hashed out these days.
The superyacht, called Koru, arrived in Port Everglades in Florida on Nov. 22, and has been docked near a more-than 610-foot-long oil tanker named Magnolia State.
Christian Ziegler, the state G.O.P. chairman, is under investigation after a sexual battery allegation. Democrats have called for his resignation.
Prosecutors said the former corrections officers had made false statements to investigators after three of them assaulted Quantez Burks, 37, in March 2022.
Hall has accused Oates of committing the “ultimate partnership betrayal” when he moved to sell off his portion of a joint venture. Oates denies wrongdoing.
Responses to Senator Chuck Schumer’s essay about antisemitism. Also: President Biden’s meeting with Muslim Americans; Jimmy Carter; a writer’s journey; cruise ships in Key West.
Steven Sadow’s minimalist approach in the racketeering case against his client has created some dramatic tension, but his silence may be coming to an end.
They barged into homes in the middle of the night, then held people down while they beat and choked them, witnesses said. For years, signs of the violence went ignored.
In the first half of the 20th century, socially conscious artists in the South were great innovators, reflecting on race, progress and the disappearing plantocracy.
Virginia, Florida and South Dakota have new standards that focus on patriotism, Christianity and anti-communism. But debating current events? That’s discouraged.
The stakes are high for the governor of Florida as his polling sags fewer than seven weeks out from the Iowa caucuses.
The fourth Republican debate will be held next Wednesday night in Alabama. The former president has not attended any of the previous debates.
Florida and California both have strengths to boast about, but the data reveals weaknesses, too.
A simple red brick church where Mrs. Carter had worshiped for decades was filled on Wednesday with the people who had known her best.
She rose to become the most politically active first lady since Eleanor Roosevelt. Yet her life began and ended dozens of miles from any interstate highway or even a stoplight.
After sparring twice with Sean Hannity, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California will jump into the ring this week with Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. The stakes are high for both men.
Former President Jimmy Carter emerged from hospice care to join a cast of political heavyweights paying tribute to Mrs. Carter, who died at 96 last week at her home in Plains, Ga.
Hip-hop collective or street gang? In a blockbuster case against the famed Atlanta rap crew YSL, headed by Young Thug, prosecutors say it is both.
Thanks to the president’s signature legislation, solar energy manufacturing is booming in Georgia, a key state in the 2024 election. But the industry now worries that it could be too much and too fast.
Readers respond to a column by Maureen Dowd. Also: Speaker Mike Johnson’s lament; drive-through downsides; New Orleans drinking water.
Pentagon researchers say weapons like shoulder-fired rockets expose troops who fire them to blast waves far above safety limits, but they remain in wide use.
The attack in an Arizona prison was the latest violent episode involving a high-profile inmate at a federal correctional facility.
A campaign donor to Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to expand cruise ship operations in Key West, where voters have tried to restrict them.
In Peachtree City, Ga., golf carts are everywhere, giving young people in particular an early chance to take life by the wheel.
Cost-conscious shifts in strategy and a changed political landscape have stoked fears about the groups’ ability to keep delivering victories for Democrats.
An illustrated look at how the pressed sandwich became storied in Tampa, Fla., Miami and beyond.
The new mayor, William Cogswell, said partisan politics took a back seat to “mutual love and respect” for the South Carolina city.
As her Stephanie Plum series hits a milestone with “Dirty Thirty,” the prolific octogenarian looks back on a few bloopers.
The Gullah Geechee fight to preserve the tiny structures, a cradle of the Black church, before they’re erased by sprawl, climate change and fading memories.
The 1968 action led to greater economic mobility for Black workers. Today, union activists are trying to capture some of that spirit.
A midcentury-modern home in Sheffield, a two-bedroom condominium in Chicago and an Italianate townhouse in Richmond.
In “Longstreet,” Elizabeth R. Varon dissects the life and legacy of a Confederate general who became a devoted supporter of Reconstruction.
Prosecutors say the defendant, Harrison Floyd, has been intimidating potential witnesses in the racketeering case with his social media posts.
In the unequal distribution of birds and other species, ecologists are tracing the impact of bigoted urban policies adopted decades ago.
Their marriage was admired for its endurance — 77 years — and for the affection between the two people in it. “It radiated,” one acquaintance said.
To receive a modest speaker’s fee, academics and writers must sign a pledge that they will not participate in anti-Israel boycotts. The author Nathan Thrall said no thank you.
His work blended family photographs with symbols of the African diaspora. The story he told, his gallerist said, is “not a ‘me’ thing, it’s a ‘we’ thing.”
The ruling, which is almost certain to be appealed to the Supreme Court, would effectively bar private citizens and civil rights groups from suing under a key provision of the landmark law.
We are shaped by the landscapes we are born to as inescapably as any other earthly creature born to any other ecosystem.
The G.O.P. is struggling politically with abortion. Jane Coaston interviews South Carolina’s Sandy Senn, who says it is “best to put it to the voters.”
The combined threat of climate change and development in risky areas is making it a big challenge to keep coastal Carolina residents safe.
She helped propel Jimmy Carter from rural Georgia to the White House and became the most politically active first lady since Eleanor Roosevelt.
The shootings across three locations killed three women and one 13-year-old girl, and critically injured one 15-year-old, the police said.
Bettersten Wade spent months calling the police for help finding her son, without being told that an off-duty officer driving an S.U.V. had fatally struck him on the same day she last saw him.
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Imagining the unlikely scenario in which she actually wins the nomination.
The Orlando Museum of Art previously accused its former director, Aaron De Groft, of using the institution to try to legitimize fake works for personal profit.
Antidemocratic attitudes run deep within the Republican Party.
Florida education officials moved to ban chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine, but critics say it’s a clear cut violation of the First Amendment.
Brett Hankison, a former police detective, would have been the second Louisville officer to be convicted on federal charges related to the fatal police raid on Ms. Taylor’s home in 2020.
A federal judge in Orlando ruled that the law violated the First Amendment, saying it was “specifically designed to suppress the speech of drag queen performers.”
While it is popular all year long, Key lime pie sales surge for the holiday, and many bakeries in Florida are preparing.
The death of one daughter and the struggles of another have left a prominent New Zealand tennis family questioning their choices and their relationship with the game they once loved.
Explore Cajun Country, a region where French, Creole, Native American and African traditions come together in a cultural gumbo.
The defendant, Harrison Floyd, who once led a group called Black Voices for Trump, has been accused of intimidating co-defendants and witnesses.
The mother pleaded guilty to breaking federal law by using marijuana while owning a firearm and making false statements about drug use buying the gun.
The Charlotte, N.C., police, which opened an internal investigation, said the woman had struck an officer and resisted arrest.
Floodwaters were receding on Thursday, but powerful wind gusts will remain an issue through the day.
A modern retreat in Tivoli, a late 19th-century Shingle Style house in Signal Mountain and an 1891 limestone home in Denver.
Where the Mississippi River ends, the compounding threats of drought and climate change put pressure on communities that feel forgotten.
As the prosecutor, Fani T. Willis, discussed the case at a conference, her office sought an emergency protective order to prevent more leaks of discovery materials.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.
A girl killed in 1988 was publicly identified as Kenyatta “KeKe” Odom, 5, on Monday. Her mother and her mother’s boyfriend at the time have been charged with murder.
Volunteers recorded important data on a strip of land in Alabama that serves as a pit stop for avian migrators.
The revelation came in a statement that the lawyer, Jenna Ellis, gave to prosecutors in Fulton County, Ga., after she pleaded guilty in the election interference case there.
Externally, Mr. Scott’s brand of relentless optimism never found traction. Internally, his campaign was plagued by missteps, and a huge sum expected from a key donor never materialized.
The move is the oil giant’s first foray in the production of a metal vital for electric vehicle batteries.
The centrist Democrat helped deliver her party the House majority in 2018, and her decision to seek higher office could make it more difficult for Democrats to reclaim control in 2024.
The mayor fatally shot himself after a news site published a photo of him in makeup and said he had written erotic fiction and posts using names and photos of local residents, including a minor.
The wife of Mike Johnson, the new speaker, has rallied opposition to abortion rights and used her pastoral counseling business to condemn homosexuality.
The dream of reviving nuclear power in the U.S. rests on a new generation of smaller reactors meant to be easier to build. But major obstacles loom.
Amy Siewe teaches people how to find and euthanize invasive Burmese pythons, which have been so successful at adapting to Florida that they appear here to stay.
A coalition of groups collecting petition signatures for a ballot protecting abortion rights says its fund-raising got a boost after the Ohio results.
In “Gator Country,” Rebecca Renner goes beyond the stereotypes to pay tribute to her beloved Everglades.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit agreed with a lower-court ruling that the latest congressional map very likely diluted the power of Black voters.
Passengers aboard the plane, which took off from London, told investigators that the cabin had seemed noisier and colder than they were used to.
A jury found that a Florida hospital, which had suspected child abuse, was liable for charges including medical negligence and false imprisonment in its treatment of Maya Kowalski in 2016.
The Rev. Stephen C. Lee says he was pastoring to people in Georgia after the 2020 election. The indictment says he was pressuring an elections worker.
While the party will be on defense in every competitive race, Republicans face some messy primaries and a recent history of nominating extreme candidates who have lost key contests.
It is an approach that repels and alienates far more than it persuades.
Letters, some apparently containing fentanyl or other substances, were sent to local election offices in at least four states.
The West Virginia senator, who announced Thursday that he would not seek re-election, has stoked chatter about a third-party run. But his allies have been tight-lipped about his plans.
The vice president is said to be planning a surprise Friday trip to file paperwork for the state’s primary, which will be the first party-approved voting of 2024.
The decision by Senator Joe Manchin III will leave open a seat in a deeply red state, threatening Democrats’ hold on the Senate.
The lawsuit against Rutherford County comes to an end, but the hard part is actually getting everybody paid.
Republicans had hope after 2022 that the nation’s residential redoubts were coming back to the G.O.P. But aside from New York, the suburbs on Tuesday swung back to the Democrats.
In haunting studies of places charged with Black American history, a photographer celebrated for portraits now lets the land do the talking.
Banning phones in school is hard. But it’s the right thing to do.
At the Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop, no one feels uncomfortable discussing the ick factor of live fishing bait.
The former South Carolina governor said antisemitism is “just as awful” as racism.
The Justice Department did not name the clients of what it called the “high-end brothel network,” who were also said to include military officers, executives and government contractors.
Which will matter more in 2024?
Even with a perceived likability problem and a Democratic opponent who out-raised him, Mr. Reeves won re-election as governor by a comfortable margin.
Culture battles on gender and race did not seem to move many voters.
Graphic details and shock value used to characterize Republican political ads on abortion. But Democrats ran explicit, visceral ads ahead of Tuesday’s elections, and it paid off.
A Democrat in her third term in the Virginia House of Delegates and a former journalist, she won a competitive race in the northern part of the state in Tuesday’s election.
Moldy bread, rodent droppings and leaky roofs: An inspector general offered a vivid and at times nauseating glimpse of a vast, dysfunctional system.
Israel’s war in Gaza has become a major focus of the 2024 Republican presidential race. Lisa Lerer reports on how that’s likely to play out at the next debate.
In a conservative state, the governor won over many Republican voters with his handling of crises. But the G.O.P. still controls the state’s powerful Legislature.
Win or lose, Nikki Haley knows how to run.
President Biden is unpopular, but the winning streak for his party and its policies has been extended through another election night.
Democratic victories in the state’s legislative races delivered a major setback to the Republican governor, who is widely seen as eyeing the presidency.
The election results were a blow to Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican who spent heavily in hopes of creating a majority for his party in both houses of the legislature.
While the outcome was no surprise, given the Republican Party’s dominance in the state, it did not come quite as easily as some might have expected at the outset of the race.
Can Nikki Haley build on her momentum? Will Ron DeSantis go on offense? Is anyone still watching? Here’s what to look for at the Republican debate.
Democrats’ losing streak in statewide elections for agriculture commissioner continues.
The expensive and at times bitter contest was one of just three elections for governor this year, all in traditionally strong Republican states.
Firefighters have been fighting to contain fires in Virginia, North Carolina and other states.
It’s not unreasonable to hope for results in a timely manner on Tuesday.
A brief filed in a Kentucky case has infuriated members of the denomination across the country, just as it grapples with an abuse scandal.
The stuntman, Taraja Ramsess, worked on dozens of other films, including “Bad Boys for Life” and “The Suicide Squad.”
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