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USF study shows college students believe hookah smoking safer than cigarettes

TAMPA — He never drinks alcohol or smokes cigarettes, but Wathik Bouslimi makes an exception to his otherwise moderate lifestyle: hookah smoking. Bouslimi, a 32-year-old software engin …


People queue for visas at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. After the surprise announcement of the restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the U.S., many Cubans expressed hope that it will mean greater access to jobs and the comforts taken for granted elsewhere, and lift their struggling economy. The sign on the post reads in Spanish "definite Exit." [Associated Press]

Detente spawns Cuban worry on U.S. migration exceptions

HAVANA — Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States and he's suddenly worried that time may be running out. Across an island where migrating north is an obsession, the widespread jubilation over last week's historic U.S-Cuba detente is soured by fear that warming relations will …


    Want to read the Jeb Bush emails?

    Jeb Bush has said he'll release them (and some news organizations have already obtained and reported on them) but the Democratic oppo group American Bridge has them for your viewing pleasure....


    Will Kriseman rebound from failed Rays vote? Council members think so

    ST. PETERSBURG | As chatter about the failed vote on the recently proposed Rays stadium deal continued Friday, Mayor Rick Kriseman turned his attention to his holiday vacation....


    Florida education news: Taxes, school grades, class size and more

    JEB BUSH: The former Florida's run for president could be hampered by his adherence to the Common Core....