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  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.   ...
  • Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

     Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit
    A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a...
  • By deferring some earnings, athletes can help themselves and their teams

    Heplays for theMemphis Grizzlies these days, but forward Zach Randolph still collects a paycheck from the Portland Trail Blazers. Randolph is one of the few dozen major-sport athletes who in recent years have been willing to cash a portion of their...
  • Yoani Sánchez: la cara de una nueva generación

    Los cubanos que a diario corren el riesgo de ser encarcelados por intentar transmitir una imagen certera de la vida en Cuba—a través de blogs, Facebook, Twitter—han tenido una cara ante el mundo, indudablemente, en Yoani Sánchez. Gracias a...
  • Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida

    Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida
    Yoani Sanchez has become the international poster girl for a new generation of Cubans trying to promote democratic reforms in their homeland — one tweet at a time. Sanchez, who is scheduled to speak at two public events Monday during her first...
  • About Eleanor Sobel

    About Eleanor Sobel
    Senator Eleanor Sobel has dedicated her life to serving her community.  She is a teacher, wife, mother, community activist, business woman, and consummate public servant.  Sen. Sobel has served as a Hollywood City Commissioner, State Representative,...
  • Health law's ailments can be cured by single-payer system

    With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a...
  • To protect Syria's antiquities — don't buy them

    To protect Syria's antiquities — don't buy them
    The conflict in Syria is destroying not only the lives of the Syrian people but their heritage — the world's heritage — as well. Syria is a treasure house of history. Damascus, Aleppo, Palmyra and almost 10,000 other archaeological sites...
  • Chinese firm gives $20 million to motion picture academy's film museum

    A little more than six months after Chinese TV maker TCL paid $5 million for the naming rights to Grauman's Chinese Theatre, another Chinese company is spending $20 million to boost its own brand recognition in Hollywood. The Dalian Wanda Group, which...
  • Review: 'Harvard Square' by Andre Aciman

    Review: 'Harvard Square' by Andre Aciman
    André Aciman's entertaining and moving new novel, "Harvard Square," begins in the present, with the fraught ritual of the college tour. In this case, it is complicated by the father's status as a graduate. As his son ricochets between hope and scorn,...
  • Duke Ellington's music lives to be heard

    Duke Ellington's music lives to be heard
    It's no big thing to play the music of Duke Ellington. That's done all the time: in cabarets, concert halls, movies, Broadway theaters and anywhere jazz musicians assemble. Ellingtonia, a word coined by admirers who realized that no existing musical...