Little Haiti, a once predominantly Haitian enclave, has seen a burst of new development and interest from real estate investors and developers because of its central location in Miami. New projects are underway in the neighborhood, rent prices are soaring and Haitian business owners say that they are being pushed out.
Native American tribes in Oklahoma contribute billions of dollars to the state's economy, including the cattle industry. One tribe in Oklahoma is providing a much-needed service in that industry — a processing plant where other ranchers can take their cattle to get grocery-store ready.
John Morales was one of the first TV meteorologists to start talking about how climate change will impact his audience. Intense weather hit close to home this fall, as Hurricane Maria struck his home island of Puerto Rico.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Irish flutist Sir James Galway and Cuban pianist Jorge Martinez. Martinez fronts the band Tiempo Libre. Sir James and Martinez's band have recorded a new album that mixes classical jazz with Latin rhythms.
Major papers across the country are dramatically reducing staff, and a few are picking up the slack with help from abroad. Roy Peter Clark, senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, says it's a controversial issue in newsrooms even as industry woes continue.
Eyes are again on the military prison at Guantanamo Bay because of the release of a hidden-camera video that gave the world a glimpse into interrogations. And, next week, pending a federal hearing Thursday, Osama bin Laden driver Salim Hamdan is scheduled to appear in Guantanamo's first trial ? the first American war-crimes trial since World War II.
Foreclosures are not just yesterday's headlines but today's continuing nightmare. The real estate shakeout continues and with it, growing problems for mayors of cities big and small who have to oversee abandoned properties and neighborhoods now beset with crime, squatters, drug sales, waste, abandonment, disarray and shrinking tax rolls.
Cuban television is showing images of the storm surge from Hurricane Ike washing over coastal homes in eastern Cuba. The storm has crashed ashore with 120 mile-per-hour winds. It's on a course that could take it straight into Havana before heading into the Gulf of Mexico.
This hurricane season, Haiti has faced down four devastating storms in less than a month. Relief agencies are struggling to help thousands of flood victims, and hundreds of Haitians have died. Meanwhile, in South Florida, home to the largest Haitian expat community in the U.S., money and food has started pouring in.
In Miami, police arrested a local teenager and charged him with a string of gruesome cat killings. The Takeaway talks to Miami Herald Reporter Jose Pagliery about the serial cat killings that have disturbed the whole city.