| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Family and friends bid farewell on Sunday to Joan Rivers, the outspoken comedian who became famous around the world for her acerbic wit and brash style, at a private funeral sprinkled with jokes, laughter and songs.
Journalists Barbara Walters and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:11 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has used her first term in office to go on the offensive against synthetic drugs, prescription-pill mills and human trafficking.
But all summer, she has been playing defense on another topic: her...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The Chicago Cubs earned another victory Thursday from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks — the second in a year — but it's beyond the outfield of their historic stadium where their unfinished business remains.
The unanimous decision gave...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Jul 29, 2014
Please pay very close attention to this column, because the Obama administration will probably attempt to distract you as you're reading.
That distraction could come in the form of lawless government overreach or an outbreak of international violence....
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:44 AM
As George Sheldon and Perry Thurston compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, they're friendly foes going after a bigger target: Republican incumbent Pam Bondi.
Sheldon was more pointed than Thurston in his criticisms of Bondi when...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
TV star David Feherty isn't the most complicated man in the world, but he's in the conversation.
He will turn 56 in two weeks, and the odds of that actually happening 10 years ago were not good.
He was a pro golfer, yet another good linksman from...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:42 PM
ATLANTIC CITY — The house that Vera Coking could have sold for millions to Donald Trump years ago fetched $530,000 at auction Thursday.
With a 10 percent commission, the as-of-yet unidentified buyer will pay $583,000 for the property.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, will be flown to the United States and treated in isolation at an Atlanta hospital, officials said on Friday.
A plane equipped to transport Dr. Kent...