How Hispanic Voters Swung Miami Right

Many expected that liberal young Hispanic voters would propel a Democratic wave. But Miami, a city where Hispanics hold the levers of power, confounded expectations.

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This Election, Latinos Sent a Warning Sign to Democrats

In the past, Latinos have reliably voted Democratic in the Rio Grande Valley and Miami-Dade County. So what happened this year?

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Donna Shalala, Clinton Cabinet Member, Is Upset in House Re-election Bid

Ms. Shalala, who served as the secretary of health and human services under President Bill Clinton, lost her rematch against a Republican, Maria Elvira Salazar, in Miami-Dade County.

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Can Biden Regain Lost Ground With Latinos?

Despite a recent influx of cash, Democrats worry that his outreach efforts are too little, too late among a critical segment of the electorate.

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This Is an Election Story That Mentions Neither Biden Nor Trump

Here are the (other) races and issues our national correspondents are watching.

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In Miami-Dade County, Younger Cuban Voters Offer Opening for Trump

Newer Cuban immigrants who previously had little engagement in American politics have started to identify as Trump Republicans. It could give the president a boost in a critical swing state.

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Florida Sees Signals of a Climate-Driven Housing Crisis

Home sales in areas most vulnerable to sea-level rise began falling around 2013, researchers found. Now, prices are following a similar downward path.

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White House Blocked C.D.C. Order to Keep Cruise Ships Docked

The C.D.C. director wanted a “no sail” order extended until February, a policy that would have upset the tourism industry in the crucial swing state of Florida.

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Art Basel Miami Beach Is Canceled

Organizers, concerned at the state of the pandemic in South Florida, put off the event until next year.

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Lost Summer: How Schools Missed a Chance to Fix Remote Learning

Education leaders spent months preparing to reopen classrooms. But with online learning set to continue for millions of students this fall, schools must catch up with reality.

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Most Big School Districts Aren’t Ready to Reopen. Here’s Why.

All but two of the nation’s 10 largest districts exceed a key public health threshold, according to a New York Times analysis.

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A Shutdown May Be Needed to Stop the Coronavirus

A comprehensive shutdown may be required in much of the country.

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Thinking of Traveling in the U.S.? These States Have Travel Restrictions

A third of states have strict measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.

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Florida’s Covid Cases Up Fivefold in 2 Weeks: ‘The Numbers Are Scary’

A surge in coronavirus cases has prompted state officials to prohibit alcohol sales in bars and close Miami beaches for the coming holiday. But will it be enough?

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Coronavirus Forces School Districts to Adapt

Schools thrust into turmoil by the coronavirus are slowly finding ways to cope.

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