| Feb 20, 2008
This weekend, Fidel Castro will step down as president of Cuba, defying expectations that only death would part him from the role. The Times has been on the death watch, and before that, on the re-revolution watch, since way back in 1960. Below,...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County judge Monday denied a motion by state officials to dismiss a lawsuit by two Florida members of Congress seeking to throw out a pair of constitutional amendments intended to...
| May 22, 2010
Anger grew along the Gulf Coast as an ooze of oil washed into delicate coastal wetlands in Louisiana, with many wondering how to clean up the monthlong mess - especially now that
BP's latest try to plug the blown-out well won't happen until at least...
| May 31, 2010
| 5:59 PM
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- President Barack Obama planned to meet Tuesday with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating BP's catastrophic spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A senior administration official said Obama will meet at the...
| Jun 1, 2010
President Barack Obama plans to hold his first meeting with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Obama was to meet Tuesday with Bob Graham, a former Florida governor and U.S....
| Jun 3, 2010
The new presidential commission investigating the Gulf oil spill will include two experts who have been active on the subject of global warming, including one who wrote just last month that the country should redouble efforts to lessen its dependence on...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 11:48 AM
President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address to unveil a new plan for a better and quicker response to bioterrorism threats and attacks, the White House said Tuesday.
The announcement came just hours after the release of a report...
| May 13, 2009
TALLAHASSEE In jumping into the race for U.S. Senate, Gov. Charlie Crist is giving up the job of chief executive in the fourth-largest state for an arguably bigger prize: a powerful Washington perch that can last a lifetime.
The decision comes down, in...
| Jul 12, 2010
A seven member panel appointed by President Obama is meeting downtown today to provide recommendations on how to prevent future oil spills.
For two days, the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling Commission, will hear from the public,...
| Aug 31, 2010
Gov. Bobby Jindal again sought an end to
President Barack Obama's moratorium on deepwater oil drilling as he met Monday with two members of the president's commission investigating the BP oil spill: former Florida Sen. Bob Graham and National...
| Aug 20, 2003
WASHINGTON - President Bush urged Iraq's citizens and nations working to rebuild the war-torn country not to lose their will after a truck bomb ripped through United Nations headquarters in Baghdad yesterday, killing 20 people, including the top U.N....