Across the nation, hundreds of charities take your donations in the name of cancer patients, dying children and homeless veterans. But the real beneficiaries are the charity founders themselves and the for-profit companies they pay to run boiler rooms that dial for dollars.
Check out an investigation and database that sparked a statewide crackdown on unlicensed religious group homes.
Drug dealers, spurned lovers, a self-described vampire. They've all claimed self-defense under Florida's controversial law. Read our investigative stories and explore our database "stand your ground" cases.
Since 2009, the Times has been investigating allegations from church defectors and others who contend the leaders of Scientology are abusing followers.
When their baby was born too soon, weighing just 1 pound, 4 ounces, Kelley Benham and her husband faced impossible questions. Was the dream of a healthy baby too much to hope for, the cost of saving her too high? And if it was, did they have the strength to let her go?
Writer Jeff Klinkenberg and photojournalist Maurice Rivenbark travel the Florida backroads, looking for the characters and creatures that populate the state. Catch up on simpler times or marvel at some of the unique personalities they run across in this treasury of stories.
Our special topic page keeps you up to date on news about the Affordable Care Act, plus offers resources to help you decide what's best for you or your family.