| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Two defending state champions will face off Saturday night in a rare late-season battle with really nothing at stake other than some serious braggadocio, as Fort Lauderdale University School travels south to take on Miami Central.
In the USA Today Super...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:52 PM
When he retired as an NBA player two years ago, former Orlando Magic superstar Shaquille O'Neal said he might join an NBA ownership group.
He's fulfilled that goal.
O'Neal has bought a minority stake of the Sacramento Kings and will try to lend his...
| Oct 6, 2013
As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The BCS National Championship trophy — The Coaches Trophy — made Tallahassee part of its national tour stop this week for Saturday’s Miami-Florida State game. It was the second time this season the trophy has made an appearance at...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Here's to hoping this doesn't give any local banks any ideas.
A credit union in Michigan is offering cash-poor students a special loan to get to the Rose Bowl.
What a horrible idea. Take students who already struggle to make ends meet and can't afford...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Orlando, if you still think you aren't fazed by the federal government shutdown after reading today's column, think again.
The political doltishness in Washington just got a lot more real. Because now we're talking about beer. Specifically, craft beer....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:53 AM
When I asked my daughter recently how far along she was in her book, her response was "67 percent." Which reminded us just how much kids today are "digital natives" and how even old-school activities like reading now often take place on screens. But the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Move over Angry Birds, there's a new top game in town.
Candy Crush Saga, the hit puzzle game that has millions playing on buses, at work and while waiting in line at the super market, was the No. 1 most downloaded free app for iPhone in 2013,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:50 AM
A Wisconsin National Guard soldier is receiving death threats after she posted a photo to Instagram showing her and a group of other soldiers posing around a casket draped with an American flag, USA Today is reporting.
Spc. Terry Harrison posted the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Lindsay Jaynes never intended to become an overnight social media sensation when the 30-year-old mother asked Delta Airlines about its policy for in-flight breast-feeding.
The new mother planned to buy a ticket from John Wayne Airport to Florida with...