| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:39 AM
The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study says.
In what scientists say is one of the most detailed and strongest connections between violence and human-caused climate...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 6:35 PM
ATLANTA Beverly L. Hall, the former Atlanta schools superintendent whose renown as an education reformer dissolved amid the ignominy of the nation's largest test-cheating scandal, died Monday of breast cancer. She was 68.
Hall still faced criminal...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:03 PM
When Tom Koulentes was named interim principal of Highland Park High School last summer, he vowed not to think or act like a short-timer.
"I told myself … I needed to forget I was an interim and just do the job because the people here, and the...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 12:25 PM
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres captivated more than 1,300 people with humor and optimism during the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's recent 2015 Main Event at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Nearly $1.4 million was raised at the sold-out Main Event,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
On to ... certainly not Victory! That would be too definite, too clear, too convincing a goal for a president who, far from convincing the rest of us to support his...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:18 PM
When Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in December 1955, she would go down in history as the symbolic "mother" of the civil rights movement.
Parks was also a beloved mother figure to her large extended...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:46 AM
Even if you’ve spent most of your cruise basking in the Mexican sun or eating your way through the Mediterranean, your vacation can feed more than your need to just relax and unwind.
Thanks to guest speakers, you can learn about topics as...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Who: Gregg B. Fields, professor and chair for the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, was recently elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI was...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others.
Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:09 AM
Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Winter Connection Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, with special guest speaker Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil, Washington correspondent for the Times of Israel.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:33 AM
President Barack Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him?
In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization for use...