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  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Youngsters enjoy visit to museum's samurai exhibit

    A group of 25 girls from Brevard County got a special treat recently as they traveled to the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach to enjoy the new samurai exhibit. Their visit was led by one of the museum's docents, who explained the...
  • New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions

    New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions
    Adding a long-sought hotel, expanding garden trails and building an "artisan's village" are among the changes potentially in store for Palm Beach County's Morikami Park. The County Commission last year authorized pursuing a hotel development deal for...
  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
  • Davie exhibit spotlights Japanese animation, mascots

    American audiences know the likes of Hello Kitty and Pikachu as pop culture icons, but for the people of Japan, they are embedded in society. Visitors to Young At Art Museum can get a sense of this through Sept. 7 by experiencing "Japan: Kingdom of...
  • The Hartford's Earnings Fall Short Of Analysts' Expectations

    The Hartford Financial Services Group on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations. The company's net loss for the quarter was $467 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $190 million,...
  • Verdugo Views: Growing up on the flats near L.C. Brand

    Verdugo Views: Growing up on the flats near L.C. Brand
    Two large, white houses stood close together on the slopes above northwest Glendale in the early 1920s. One was El Miradero, home of L.C. and Mary Louise Brand. Another was Ard Eevin, home of Dan and Margaret Campbell. A young girl named Sumi was familiar...
  • Sony Lifts First Quarter Profits, But Estimates $488 Million Loss for Year

    TOKYO -- Troubled electronics giant Sony has flummoxed nay-saying analysts with a rise in six-fold increase in net income in the three months to June of JPY26.8 billion ($261 million). For the April-June period total sales advanced by 6% to $17.9 billion...
  • Tesla, Panasonic partner for $5 billion U.S. 'gigafactory'

    Tesla Motors will partner with Panasonic Corp. to create the $5 billion "gigafactory" battery plant that the company has said will bring down the cost of its popular but expensive electric cars. Panasonic could invest as much as $1 billion in the...
  • Tesla announces plan to boost production in 2015

    Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk promised shareholders a dramatic boost in the production of his company's electric cars, telling investors that Tesla will produce 35,000 cars this year and will have the capacity to produce up to 100,000 in...
  • YouTube to Stage Worldwide Live Improv Comedy Event Hosted by Epic Rap Battles' Lloyd Ahlquist

    Google's YouTube will present its first-ever live interactive comedy improv event, "Off the Top," on Aug. 1 and 2 hosted by EpicLLOYD (Lloyd Ahlquist) of Epic Rap Battles of History. The event, produced from YouTube Space LA, will comprise three...