| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:45 AM
On Monday evening, when the St. Petersburg Fire Department arrived to respond to an electrical fire inside a house, they found flames shooting from the home from fire in a locked bedroom and the attic, according to a news release from the St. Petersburg...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I don't speak a word of Russian. But I've come to believe some sort of strange symbiosis exists between the language of Tolstoy and the language of Shakespeare.
Russia gave birth to that master of English-language prose named Vladimir Nabokov. Half a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball.
The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Producer Jon Landau has worked on many films ("Avatar," "Dick Tracy," "Solaris"), but he says that being on location in Mexico for almost a year shooting "Titanic" was an experience he'll never forget. "You ask what it was like to produce this movie,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON — For the first time in several years, the annual G-20 summit won't be dominated by the Eurozone's debt troubles. But that may be little comfort to world leaders gathering this week in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In addition to sharp...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
PALM SPRINGS — A modest little painting near the entry to the exhibition "Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966" is a harbinger of things to come.
Not just for the lovely and engrossing show that unfolds in the galleries at the Palm...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Big Al was known to the locals who frequent Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg as being a "lover" that never bothered anyone, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
At 13 feet long and 770 pounds, Big Al was the largest gator in the area, but his...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A family has been reunited with its precious pooch, which had been lost for about nine months. through the help of Orange County Animal Services.
Reesi, a 5-year-old Scottish terrier, belonged to William and Deborah Waldorf when the two lived in DeBary....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Russian hosts of the Group of 20 summit near St. Petersburg in September sent world leaders home with gifts designed to keep on giving: memory sticks and recharging cables programmed to spy on their communications, two Italian newspapers reported Tuesday....
| Oct 13, 2012
At last, my notoriously poor eyesight has yielded something useful.
I'm at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, standing across the room from Salvador Dali's "Gala Contemplating the Mediterranean Sea which at Twenty Meters Becomes the Portrait of...