| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:46 PM
– A storm-battered stretch of State Road A1A is getting a permanent face lift, with amenities that will make it much more inviting for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Work is set to begin this week on $11.8 million project to rebuild the road between...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON Think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose competence in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy helped raise his profile outside his state.
Recall former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who became an icon of resolve and resilience in the wake of...
| Aug 3, 2014
After pounding through 183 hurricanes over the past 38 years, two Lockheed WP-3 Orion turboprops are almost ready for the junk heap.
Yet new hurricane hunters could cost a prohibitive $300 million.
Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the National Oceanic and...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:11 PM
FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America.
And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Pennsylvania contractor Jeff Morrison looked at the forgettable facade of Jennifer and Michael Mankowski's home, a stuccoed, farmhouse-style exterior. But what he actually saw was a circa-1900 house begging to emerge.
His partner, designer Courtney Kish,...
| Sep 5, 2014
Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:06 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's opponents jumped on the governor's newest campaign commercial on Monday for featuring the Newtown tragedy and using a disputed number to describe the state's debt situation.
Released on Monday morning, the 30-...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:57 AM
A Westport plastic surgery center that state health officials placed on a two-year probation last summer has closed, ending a string of disciplinary actions taken against the facility.
Dr. Joel Singer, the sole owner and operator of the Center for...
| Sep 5, 2014
The list of distinguished American poets who've had success writing prose reads like a Who's Who of the American literary canon: Walt Whitman, Sylvia Plath, e.e. cummings, Rita Dove, John Ashbery, Sherman Alexie and Lydia Davis, to name just a few. Ben...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.
"In China, Cuba, Tajikistan,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Expect some sun today - along with scattered showers and storms.
South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 50 percent chance of rain.
Central Florida's forecast: Mostly sunny...