| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:12 AM
Edward Victor Williams, a three-time convicted felon who federal agents found with a bomb recipe, satanic writings and bizarre shrines on his Jackson County property, pleaded guilty in federal court this week to possessing an illegal gun. reports the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Environmentalists are questioning Florida's latest plans to comply with federal clean air requirements without mandating that two of its heaviest-polluting coal-fired power plants meet the stricter pollution limits.
Last month, the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:09 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — With its sometimes stunningly low cost of living for expatriates, Ecuador has long welcomed U.S. retirees, but it's also worthy of a trip for vacationers thanks to its divergent geography and a colonial past that survives in...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
I suppose it has something to do with summertime, these extreme stunt-challenge contests in which people do physically difficult, psychologically intimidating things in the hope of winning big money. Anyway, they're back.
Two premiere Thursday on TNT:...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Panamanian singer-composer-actor Ruben Blades joins Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez in "Hands of Stone," Jonathan Jakubowicz's upcoming biopic on boxer Roberto Duran.
The Emmy- and Grammy award-winning Blades, who will portray Duran's manager Carlos...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:21 AM
El estado del Sol ofrece las mejores playas para pescar, caminar, aprender sobre el pasado y descansar.
Se acerca el verano y nada más obvio en Florida que ir a la playa. Sin embargo, las costas de la península albergan mucho más que arena y mar: sus 1,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking folks in Panama City to report any sightings of a tegu, a non-native to Florida black-and-white lizard with banding on the tail, according to a news release from the Florida Fish and...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:01 AM
George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90.
McGovern died Sunday morning while...
| May 16, 2012
If Carlos Fuentes could have invented the perfect character to star in one of his novels, he might have come up with a protagonist named Carlos Fuentes.
That character would be a glamorous global citizen who was born in Panama as a diplomat's son, then...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:06 PM
It's a safe bet that for many youngsters a career in the maritime industry isn't one that immediately leaps to mind. Capt. Mark Stevenson wants to change that — particularly among black students.
Stevenson is the president of the International...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Like the college experience itself, spring break has evolved.
It started with the innocent notions of Connie Francis in the 1960 film "Where the Boys Are," accelerated into the hedonistic MTV-fueled excesses of the early 1990s and down-shifted into...