Death toll in the Bahamas rising, with thousands trying to get off the islands

World 09/07/19, 17:41

Over 70,000 people have been left stranded and homeless, without food or water, after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the northern islands of the Bahamas and left nightmare conditions behind. Government and volunteer rescue workers are moving as quickly as they can to distribute food and administer aide, while the search continues for ...

Hurrican Dorian reaches the coast of South Carolina with Category 2 wind speeds

U.S. 09/04/19, 19:40

Hurricane Dorian has moved within approximately 130 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, as of 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, bringing the threat of high storm surge and flooding to the low-lying coastal areas of Georgia and South Carolina.  The National Hurricane Center is warning that storm surge along the ...

Dorian leaves devastation in Grand Bahama

U.S. 09/03/19, 19:33

Residents in Freeport, Grand Bahamas, woke up to severely flooded neighborhoods on Tuesday, Sept. 3, following the devastation left by Hurricane Dorian. United Nations officials estimate more than 60,000 people in the northwest Bahamas will need food following the catastrophic natural disaster. Tim Aylen, a Bahamian journalist assisting The Associated Press ...

Florida Governor: ‘Stay safe, remain vigilant’ as Dorian heads for US

U.S. 09/03/19, 19:10

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday that Hurricane Dorian is on "a much better track" than predicted a few days ago. DeSantis urged Florida residents to listen to evacuation orders, as Dorian is crawling northwest toward the United States at five miles per hour. As of Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 3, the ...

In photos: Dorian slams Bahamas with record-setting force, eyes Florida

U.S. 09/02/19, 07:39

In a slow, relentless advance, a catastrophic Hurricane Dorian kept pounding at the northern Bahamas early Monday, as one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded left wrecked homes, shredded roofs, tumbled cars, and toppled power poles in its wake. The storm's top sustained winds decreased slightly to 165 mph as ...

Venezuela is key topic between Trump and Caribbean leaders

Politics 03/22/19, 00:09

The political and economic crisis in Venezuela tops the agenda of President Donald Trump's meeting Friday with leaders from the Caribbean, a region that has been far from united in joining the U.S. call for the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. Trump is hosting the leaders of Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican ...

Anthony Jones rushes for 3 scores, FIU beats Toledo 35-32

Sports 12/21/18, 16:21

Anthony Jones rushed for three touchdowns to complete his comeback story, and Florida International survived a horrible start to defeat Toledo 35-32 on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl.Jones missed much of the season after being one of two FIU players who were injured in a drive-by shooting in September. He ...

Second chance: FIU’s Anthony Jones reflective after shooting

Sports 12/13/18, 04:36

The scar snakes down the right side of Anthony Jones' neck, serving as a constant reminder of something the FIU running back doesn't exactly remember nor will he ever forget.Had the bullet gone an inch or two in a different direction, he could have died.Instead, he's about to go play ...

Bubba wants to be at Presidents Cup as an assistant

Golf 12/04/18, 15:02

Bubba Watson ends the year at No. 12 in the Presidents Cup standings, and his mission is to be at Royal Melbourne one year from now.But not necessarily as a player.Watson was asked during the Hero World Challenge what would make a good 2019, and he didn't hesitate."I have been ...

Column: Why it was special for Rahm to beat his hero, Tiger

Golf 12/04/18, 11:51

Three victories in three countries against fields large and small, strong and weak, couldn't make Jon Rahm's year any better. Nothing could top one win that offered no money, no world ranking points or even a trophy to call his own.He beat Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup."I don't think ...

Jon Rahm wins in Bahamas, ends year with 3 titles

Golf 12/02/18, 16:15

Jon Rahm turned a potential shootout into a Bahamas breeze on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a five-shot victory in the Hero World Challenge.Starting in a three-way tie with Tony Finau and Henrik Stenson, Rahm took the lead when Finau made bogey on the par-3 eighth hole, and ...

US players face Bahamas-to-Australia trip for Presidents Cup

Golf 12/02/18, 15:59

Tiger Woods finished the Hero World Challenge on Sunday and headed to Australia to promote the Presidents Cup as the U.S. captain. It's the same schedule he faces next year, with one big difference.Woods will have 12 players with him, and he could be a playing captain.It leads to a ...

3-way tie for lead in Bahamas with Woods at the bottom

Golf 12/01/18, 17:35

Tony Finau had a 5-under 67 that turned out to be good enough for a three-way tie for the lead Saturday in the Hero World Challenge.Tiger Woods is overdoing his role as gracious tournament host. He shot even-par 72 to be 18th in the 18-man field.Henrik Stenson and Jon Rahm ...

Henrik Stenson, Jon Rahm tied for lead in the Bahamas

Golf 11/30/18, 17:59

Jon Rahm hardly missed a shot and found golf easy Friday on his way to a 9-under 63, giving him a share of the lead with Henrik Stenson going into the weekend at the Hero World Challenge.U.S. golfer Dustin Johnson shoots from the sixteenth tee during the first round of ...

Woods spared penalty because of high-tech video evidence

Sports 11/30/18, 16:39

Tiger Woods avoided a penalty for hitting the ball twice because of an 18-month-old rule that limits the use of advanced TV replays.Woods was in a palm bush right of the 18th fairway Friday in the Hero World Challenge when he took a short back swing and tried to punch ...

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