| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Three decades ago, when so many of his friends were dying of AIDS, Stephen Crohn wondered why he—a gay man whose longtime companion had been one of the first to die from the disease--had managed to avoid it.
Was it just a matter of time before...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:45 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, according to a New York Police Department source.
The source said Hoffman was found dead after a 911...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:16 AM
This morning the state Board of Education is getting an earful from critics of Common Core, a set of higher and better academic standards Florida and many other states adopted years ago.
This debate is a case study in how fast misinformation can spread....
| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:57 PM
In a haunting New York Times documentary, Ron Davis, father of Jordan Russell Davis, recalls the day his son donned a hoodie and remarked on his resemblance to Trayvon Martin.
Dad, he said, "That shouldn't have happened to him."
Nearly nine months...
| Sep 6, 2013
MOUNT DORA — Master Florida storyteller Randy Wayne White said some of his fans didn't want to like the heroine of his of his new novel, "Deceived."
"They didn't like it because I am a male writing about a female and because they are jealous of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:09 AM
A Florida-based hospital chain is currently battling a lawsuit after it was accused of scheming to inflate patient bills and target certain demographics, The New York Times is reporting.
Health Management Associates is based in Naples and has 25...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Edouard Molinaro, a French film director best known for his groundbreaking, gay-themed comedy "La Cage Aux Folles," died Saturday at a Paris hospital. He was 85.
He had a pulmonary illness, according to French media.
Molinaro made more than 30 feature...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Mike O'Connor, an experienced war correspondent who in recent years worked in defense of journalists in Mexico at a time when it had become one of the most treacherous countries for reporters in the world, died Sunday morning in Mexico City. He was 67....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Here's a surprising headline: Newsweek is scheduled to revive its U.S. print edition as a subscription-dependent news weekly.
The New York Times reported late Tuesday that the magazine's new owners intend to return to a print in January or February,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dios aprieta pero no ahoga. (God squeezes but doesn't choke.) -- Spanish proverb
Somebody rained on my parade this week. I saw it coming, in banner headlines and economists' warnings, but kept hoping the weather forecast would turn sunny and dry.