According to a recent study by the National Sleep Foundation, about one in every four married or cohabitating Americans claim they're so sleep-deprived that they're often too tired to have sex.
In a region saturated with spectacular aquamarine waters and bright coral reefs, the colorful Schaus swallowtail butterfly once was a familiar sight as it flitted over Biscayne National Park in South Florida.
Nine men have been charged with hazing for their alleged part in an initiation rite into a University of Florida fraternity earlier this year.
Roland Martin and Ricky Jones discuss opposing views on resolving hazing at colleges.
Christine Romans looks at how Facebook is gearing up for an IPO despite slowing growth.
The University of Florida has temporarily suspended its chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity after learning about a hazing incident involving fraternity members, a university spokeswoman said.
Walter Kimbrough, President of Philander Smith College, discusses the culture of hazing and how to stop it.
Federal investigators were in Florida on Tuesday examining the wreckage of a helicopter crash that killed three people on a medical flight, officials said.
The NTSB reports on its probe into a fatal medical helicopter crash in Florida.
Three people -- a surgeon, a medical technician and a pilot -- were killed Monday when a medical helicopter crashed in Florida, the Mayo Clinic said.
Three people -- a surgeon, a medical technician and a pilot -- were killed Monday when a helicopter crashed in Florida.
There I was at a long-awaited dinner with friends Saturday night, when in the midst of our chatting, I watched my right hand sneaking away from my side to grab my phone sitting on the table to check my e-mail.
That latest sign of an economic recovery: shoplifting is back.
Linda Hudson is used to being the only woman in the room. Growing up in central Florida during the heyday of the space program, Hudson, 60, was captivated by the burgeoning industry. With some prodding from teachers and a talent for science and math, she became the first woman in her high school to take its engineering drawing course. At the University of Florida, she says, she was one of two women in her engineering class. And in 2009 she became the first female to head a major U.S. defense company when she was named CEO of BAE Systems Inc., which operates independently in the U.S. from its British-based parent under a government security agreement.
Two University of Florida students exploring a Georgia cave are found dead.
A state medical examiner will try to determine the cause of death of two University of Florida students who died over the weekend while exploring a cave in northwest Georgia.
College graduates next May will face better job prospects than students last year as large corporations end hiring freezes, small businesses reshape the economy and employers become more confident they can safely expand, according to a report on national hiring practices by researchers at Michigan State University.
Two people, including the suspected gunman, are dead and five injured after a series of shootings in and around Gainesville, Florida, police said.
The city of Gainesville, Florida, plans to send a bill estimated at more than $180,000 to Pastor Terry Jones for security costs surrounding his controversial threat to burn Qurans on the anniversary of the September, 11, 2001, attacks, a police spokeswoman said Friday.
The stock debut of Tesla Motors in late June sparked memories of the initial-public-offering mania of a decade ago. As the share sale for the electric-car maker (which is at least two years from profitability) approached, excitement mounted, and the underwriters raised the price to $17, from an expected range of $14 to $16. Demand was so intense that the stock opened at $19 and spiked as high as $30 within a day. The shares promptly tumbled below $15 before settling around $20 in late July.
A University of Florida archaeologist found centuries-old bones this week during a dig in northeastern Florida, authorities said.
Desmond Brooks had hoped to major in hospitality and considered attending an out-of-state college. Instead, he's living at home, enrolled at Georgia State University and working full-time for campus security.
Fifty years ago, women obtained a new level of control over their reproductive systems. The introduction of the birth control pill meant they could have sex without getting pregnant, decide how far apart to have their children and they could even decide when -- or whether -- to have a monthly period.
For a crop of Florida inmates, green acres is the place to be.
Inventory losses are on the rise, thanks mostly to cashiers giving themselves and friends five-finger discounts. Employees stole an estimated $15 billion from retailers last year, according to University of Florida criminologist Richard Hollinger, who conducts an annual survey of the country's top stores. That's 25% more than stores lost to shoplifters.
The reason so many programs are high on Hialeah (Fla.) defensive end Corey Lemonier is because of his ability to gain leverage against blockers.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- An attorney for a University of Florida cornerback charged with punching another man in the head during a fight said his client acted in self-defense.
CNN's John Zarrella reports state veterinarians are looking for answers in the sudden deaths of 21 polo horses.
A veterinary pharmacy in Florida acknowledged Thursday that it incorrectly prepared medication used to treat 21 horses who all died around the time of an international polo match last weekend.
Federal authorities raided the office of a University of Florida professor on Wednesday who, along with his wife, is suspected of defrauding NASA.
Tiffany Sessions was a 20-year-old junior studying economics at the University of Florida in Gainesville when she decided to go out for a run. She never came back.
Shark attacks on humans were at the lowest levels in half a decade last year, and a Florida researcher says hard economic times may be to blame.
Ah, to be young and invested in a bear market. While older stockholders are panicking as their retirement savings recede faster than their hairlines, dedicated investors in their twenties and early thirties are surprisingly placid about their money, which they don't plan on extracting for years. Some are even bullish about the current buying situation.
The conventional wisdom has been that as its seniors go, so goes the state. This year that may be changing
A new website aims to hook up people with lawyers who will take their grievances to court. Is this what America needs?
The sabal palm, Florida's state tree, is under attack by a microscopic killer that has scientists stumped
No one could even remember a shark attack along this resort-studded stretch of Mexican coast popular with surfers and Hollywood's elite. Many of the large predators had been pulled from the ocean by fishermen
A shark-attack death in the Bahamas raises the issue of who is responsible when thrill vacations go awry: the tourist or the tour operator?
New research says immigrants, far from being responsible for rising crime rates, are less likely to get in trouble with the law
Food and Drug Administration experts on Friday supported a certain type of over-the-counter cold medicine as effective, despite opposition from pharmacists who claim otherwise, agency officials said.
About 65% of U.S. law enforcement uses Tasers regularly, but no regulations govern the use of the controversial weapon
A University of Florida student who was shocked with a Taser after persistently questioning Sen. John Kerry will avoid criminal charges
Things are heating up at the Swamp. That's what they call their stadium down here in Gainesville, Fla. And the University of Florida Gators football team - defending national champs - hasn't lost a game on its home turf in more than two years.
CNNU is a feature that provides student perspectives on news and trends from colleges across the United States.
Two University of Florida police officers were placed on leave Tuesday after using an electronic stun gun to subdue a student at a campus forum. Read an account of the incident from a student who was there.
CNN Student News' Carl Azuz explores the events leading up to the use of a stun gun on a Florida college student.
I-Reporter Clarissa Jessup shot University of Florida student Andrew Meyer being hit by a Taser during a John Kerry event.
Two University of Florida police officers were placed on leave Tuesday after using an electronic stun gun to subdue a student questioning Sen. John Kerry at a campus forum.
CNNU reporter Eunic Ortiz attended the event at the University of Florida where police Tasered a student.
It has been 48 hours since college student Andrew Meyer was stunned with a Taser during a forum with Sen. John Kerry, and some students are still in shock over what happened.
The University of Florida responds to student tasered. CNN's John Zarrella reports.
Two University of Florida police officers were on leave with pay Wednesday as university officials tried to sort out what caused them to use an electronic stun gun to subdue a student, the school's president said.
A new study says a simple state law that revokes drunk drivers' licenses has a significant deterring effect -- and can save 800 lives a year
Billy Donovan and the Orlando Magic were on the verge of officially terminating the coach's five-year, $27.5 million contract Tuesday, a process that would allow Donovan to return to Florida and the Magic to move forward with hiring Stan Van Gundy, their preferred Plan B.
Now you can one-hand that coffee-and-doughnut breakfast.
Private equity buyouts keep breaking records, raising concerns that the buyout boom may be near a peak - and that investors will get hurt when the party comes to an end.
1. The New York Daily News is reporting that Barry Bonds failed an amphetamine -- "greenies" -- test last season and initially blamed it on a substance he took from the locker of a teammate. Bonds insists he thought they were skittles.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- When the doors swung open to Florida's locker room about 45 minutes after Monday night's BCS National Championship Game, several Gators were busy filming their own mini-cam documentaries of the scene. Safety Tony Joiner delivered a monologue in front of one of them.
Danny Harold Rolling, Florida's most notorious serial killer since Ted Bundy, died singing.
Up until very recently, John Hall was in his 18th year of teaching management at the University of Florida. Then he wound up on YouTube.
Private equity-backed companies often come to the market with plenty of baggage, but that doesn't mean investors should always take flight.
So you're thinking about getting a master's of business administration, and you want to know which school is the best for you. With tuition at top-tier schools reportedly up 55 percent in the past ...
American scientists have discovered a way of creating new brain cells in a dish -- a breakthrough that could lead to treatments for conditions such as Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.
A Florida scientist has developed a "brain" in a glass dish that is capable of flying a virtual fighter plane and could enhance medical understanding of neural disorders such as epilepsy.
In the home of Gator football, University of Florida students took a traditionally serious affair -- a presidential debate -- and turned it into a sporting event.
If getting rich is supposed to make you feel good, why are so many investors so agitated so much of the time -- even when the market goes up?
Opinion polls indicate more young voters plan to vote in the 2004 presidential election than did in the 2000 election, when only a half-million votes stood between Al Gore and George W. Bush.
Editor's note: Campus Vibe is a feature that provides student perspectives on the 2004 election from selected colleges across the United States. This week's contributor is Dwayne Robinson, student writer at The Alligator, the University of Florida student newspaper. The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of CNN, its affiliates or the University of Florida.
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