| May 21, 2015
| 8:07 AM
As rightly concerned and upset as we are about Freddie Gray's death in police custody, we ought to be just as concerned about the body count that existed prior to his death and has been on the rise ever since (there have been roughtly three dozen...
| May 21, 2015
| 3:02 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's formula for fixing Chicago Public Schools has always put a priority on building better leaders, so it could have been a setback for the mayor's agenda when a prominent education nonprofit balked at funding a training program for...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 9:51 AM
Rising tides. Regular floods. Torrential rains. Not to mention the occasional tsunami that can wreak havoc across continents. Roughly 44% of the human population lives within 93 miles of a coast, according to the United Nations Atlas of the Oceans. This...
| May 10, 2015
| 4:05 PM
The last time a hurricane barreled into Florida — Wilma in late 2005 — a Bush was governor and space shuttles could still fly into orbit.
It's somewhat rare to go so long without a cyclone, and experts fear Floridians are catching "hurricane...
| May 7, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Pastor Mike Huckabee knows his Scripture. So no doubt he's familiar with Jeremiah 13:23: "Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then may you also do good who are accustomed to do evil." Huckabee should think of that as he tries to...
| May 6, 2015
| 1:20 PM
The row house owned by actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in New Orleans’ French Quarter is on the market at $6.5 million.
Set on a 5,920-square-foot lot, the charming dwelling has a front balcony, arch-topped French doors, flower boxes and...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, the litigation goes on.
State Farm, to minimize its losses from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, "systemically mischaracterized" wind damage — which its policies covered — as flood damage, and in the...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 3:18 PM
The 85 soldiers at Fort Eustis' Warrior Transition Unit have been given a timeline.
Come August 2016, the unit is required to close per an Army mandate issued Friday giving the soldiers three options: return to full duty, get out of the military or move...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:22 PM
When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors.
But his deployment...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:27 PM
Finishing work to strengthen another section of Lake Okeechobee's troubled dike could still be five years, and about $85 million, away.
New rehab plans unveiled Thursday by the Army Corps of Engineers call for building another 6.5 miles of wall through...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 12:31 PM
Timber Creek girls weightlifter Savannah Braud was honored Wednesday as the Sports Illustrated High School Athlete of the Month.
Braud was presented with the award during a ceremony at her school, featuring SI managing editor Chris Stone, Olympic...