Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 900 points Friday as another sharp sell-off led by technology stocks added to Wall Street's losses in April, leaving the S&P 500 with its biggest monthly skid since the start of the pandemic. Traders continue to fret about the tough medicine the Federal Reserve is using in its fight against inflation: higher interest rates.

Incurable parasite found in Cuban tree frog

University of Florida researchers report that the rat lungworm parasite, which can cause deadly disease in humans and in animals, has been found in a new host in Florida with its discovery in Cuban treefrogs, an invasive species.

Focus on wellness with goat yoga

High blood pressure, anxiety, and physical pain could be alleviated with a popular wellness trend known as goat yoga, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Gas prices continue to rise

Gas prices have jumped, on average, more than a buck from a year ago in Central Florida. Experts say the cost of crude oil, global supply issues, and the pandemic are to blame.

Gas prices expected to rise in spring

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. will remain "somewhat stable" over the next two to four weeks before showing a clear increase as spring nears, according to an industry expert.