| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Robert Irwin Epstein, a retired mechanical engineer who enjoyed traditional Irish dancing, died of kidney failure March 1 at the Mercy Ridge Retirement Community. The former Homeland resident was 86.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in its Flatbush...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:51 AM
University School in Davie has a unique twist on Career Day.
As part of their Career Connections event, more than 50 professionals from Nova Southeastern University and beyond were dispersed into eighth-grade classrooms. The five or six participants...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:31 PM
It wasn't long ago that everybody wondered whether Apple Inc. could effectively compete against a tough bunch of homegrown smartphone makers in China.
Then came the company's blowout earnings report this week, which included a stunning 70% year-over-...
| Dec 29, 2014
Food forecasters and culinary prognosticators have spoken.
Bored by too-sweet eats? Sour foods — pickled and fermented — are moving onto the plate to save our tastebuds in 2015, says J. Walter Thompson, the marketing communication folks....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:26 PM
As the United States moves to reestablish relations with Cuba, it should take the opportunity to reevaluate another relic of the Cold War: its anachronistic policies on admitting refugees and asylum seekers.
Preference is still given to Cubans because...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:07 PM
Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard.
Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:43 AM
For moms-to-be, it's the age-old quandary: What should you expect when you're expecting?
In the age of wearable technology, there could be more innovative, interactive ways for women to find out.
Blake Uretsky, 22, created a concept for a maternity...
| Feb 12, 2015
•A story in Wednesday's Business section misidentified Gail Lissner. She is vice president of Appraisal Research Counselors.
•A Page 1 story on Feb. 5 about Chicago's tourism efforts misspelled the middle name of Chekitan Singh Dev,...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 7:02 PM
Global warming will bring the "unprecedented" risk of a decades-long mega-drought in the American Southwest and Great Plains during the second half of the century, researchers claim.
The forecast, which was published online Thursday in the new journal...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:57 AM
Not many people can say they turned down an opportunity to attend Harvard University.
Kelvin Mills just happened to have another opportunity that will work out better for him, and he'll still be able to say he's a Ivy Leaguer.
Wednesday was a proud...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:25 PM
For decades, Florida lawmakers have talked about changing the public records law to hide the names of people who apply to run our state universities. This year, they may well do it.
Their argument is simple. They say no good candidates will apply to...