A healthcare worker tends to a patient in the Covid Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas on July 2, 2020. Despite its renowned medical center, with the largest agglomeration of hospitals and research laboratories in the world, Houston is on the verge of being overwhelmed by cases of coronavirus exploding in Texas. (Mark Felix/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas governor Greg Abbott, look at this picture

Image of the Week: This haunting photograph was taken in a Texas hospital just as COVID-19 cases in the state surged after an aggressive reopening plan
Englewood Beach in Charlotte County, Fla., was crowded on March 20, 2020. It was closed to the public starting at 6 am the following day (Thomas O'Neill/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Escape from Florida: My 2,400-km drive back to the sanity of Canada

Stephen Maher: In Florida, the beaches were open, people filled bars, and many just couldn’t seem to grasp ’why everyone is panicking’
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Hurricane Irma Recovery: How each place was affected

As millions of people across the Caribbean and Florida begin to recover from the storm, here’s a look at what we know so far about Irma’s destruction.

Floridians are no strangers to sinkholes

Summer Bay Resort asks patrons to come back after a sinkhole opens under a three-storey villa
What happens when a country lives in fear

When a country lives in fear

Editorial: ’Stand Your Ground’ laws set the bar low for use of deadly force at George Zimmerman trial
Attack of the snowbirds

How much do Canadians love Florida?

An infographic on our national infatuation with the Sunshine State
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Charge more for arts than science? Bad idea.

Prof. Pettigrew: We neglect our great truths at our peril.
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Sarah Silverman, political prostitute

Last election, the comedian rallied Jews in Florida to vote for Obama. This time, she’s got an indecent proposal on the table
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Frank Stronach goes to Florida

In his riskiest venture yet, the former head of Magna International is becoming one of the state’s biggest cattle ranchers

Protecting free speech for teachers in a social media world

Florida teacher should keep his job: Pettigrew