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  1. Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'


    NEW YORK — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism."

  2. 'It's like an insane nightmare': Parents question private company hired to drive special needs kids to school


    RIVERVIEW — As a foster parent with two sons of her own, Kayla Storey has learned all the tricks to get her kids out of bed and off to school every morning. But this year, Storey says she's the one waking up every school day with a knot in her stomach.

  3. University of Central Florida Greeks won't hold social events, serve alcohol for 6 weeks this spring


    ORLANDO — University of Central Florida fraternities and sororities won't host social activities or any events with drinking for at least the first six weeks of the spring semester, up from the two-week ban on alcohol that has been in place in the past.