South Florida python: A 16-foot Burmese python was spotted in a tree island in Florida's Everglades and shot dead. An autopsy revealed that it had devoured a 76-pound deer.
Halloween trick-or-treating is in trouble in some parts of New Jersey, New England, and even Miami in the wake of major storms.
But where will Rene Gonzalez, convicted of spying for the Cuban government, go? A Florida judge has ordered he must serve three years of probation in the US, after spending 13 years behind bars.
The 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education went to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina, which has narrowed the achievement gap for both African-American and Hispanic students.
The health-care reform protests of 2009 have made members of Congress worried about holding traditional summer town halls. As an alternative, some are holding jobs fairs.
Hurricane Irene has strengthened and could become a Category 3 as it slams into Bahamas, Tuesday.
Medicare fraud earned Florida doctor $1.2 million – and prison. Sentence is second-stiffest handed out for Medicare fraud in South Florida.
1. Siesta Beach, Sarasota, Fla. - This beach gets big points for its unusual bright white sand and its gentle currents. 'It's an idyllic place,' said Stephen Leatherman, director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research in Miami.