| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The Veterans Administration announced a series of reforms Monday aimed at improving the agency’s customer service after concerns over substandard healthcare for veterans forced a leadership change earlier this year.
After three months in the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:19 AM
Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis was rehearsing with students in Havana last month when a translator tapped him on the shoulder and asked him to stop everything.
The translator then told the room that Cuban President Raul Castro had just been on TV to...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:20 PM
As the curtain closes on the latest episode of “Ferguson,” the media series, it is fair to wonder whether events might not have spiraled out of control to the extent they did had the media settled on another topic.
Ebola, say. Remember that...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The final two games of the World Series -- including Wednesday's clincher, which scored especially big ratings -- lifted Fox to its second straight weekly victory in young adults, while ABC claimed the frame's top two rookies in young adults.
ABC has had...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Actors Avi Hoffman and Patti Gardner star in the musical "Stars Of David," running now through Jan. 4 at the Broward Center.
The musical was a commercial hit during runs off-Broadway and in Toronto since 2012 and is on a state wide tour following the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Editor's note: Sony announced Tuesday that it will give “The Interview” a “limited theatrical release” beginning Christmas Day, with the movie showing in a handful of independent theaters across the country. Originally scheduled...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Football, football, and more football! Nationally televised games on ESPN, Fox, ABC and NBC were among the most-watched programming in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami market last week.
The top-rated game was the Dec. 1 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As the curtain closes on the latest episode of "Ferguson," the media series, it is fair to wonder whether events might not have spiraled out of control to the extent they did had the media settled on another topic.
Ebola, say. Remember that one?
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:59 AM
HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards.
Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:10 AM
"Sunday Night Football" elevated NBC to the top of the TV ratings but Fox followed closely behind in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with help from an NFL overrun.
The New England Patriots-San Diego Chargers game on NBC notched a rating of 6.1...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:06 PM
A centerpiece of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces. But new research shows the jihadists have been working since...