| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A month ago, Shabbir Ahmed was excited when he and 20 coworkers were ordered by their boss to join antigovernment demonstrations in the heart of this capital. The 25-year-old laborer from the eastern metropolis of Lahore had never been to Islamabad...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The image of children holding shiny firearms may have been jarring, but the guns were only replicas and the demonstration was done for safety.
At the Broward Sheriff's Office, Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi showed the group of children, one of them as...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi pulled a shiny black gun from a cardboard box and held it up.
"Real or fake?" he asked the audience of about 30 parents and youngsters there for a children's gun safety class BSO offered at its Cooper...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Tamarac has opened its governmental halls to a new class of workers.
Tamarac's Teen Summer Volunteer Program is giving seven youngsters ages 13 to 17 the chance to fill roles within their city's departments. From the Tamarac Community Center and...
| Aug 3, 2014
Tamarac city officials have shot down a proposal to open a charter high school within the city.
At a recent City Commission meeting, officials went against staff's recommendation and voted unanimously against granting a special exception to open an...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Is it really that difficult for elected officials at the highest level to give a straight answer?
In Florida, apparently so.
Granted, same-sex marriage is controversial. But it would be nice if we could get simple straight talk from our highest...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season.
The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....
| Aug 17, 2014
If Charlie Crist thinks he can return to the Governor's Mansion as a Democrat, look his former Republicans "in the eye" and make high-toned talk to get what he wants, he's wrong. But if Nan Rich thinks she has a chance to beat Gov. Rick Scott, she's...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Floridians should hope that judicial activists who want to undermine the Affordable Care Act don't succeed, and there's no good reason they should.
Last Tuesday, a pair of federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on similar challenges to the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:09 PM
After four months of legal challenges and threats from Donald Sterling, the Los Angeles Clippers finally have changed hands.
The sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion was legally closed Tuesday. Sterling is officially out...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
On the tab of Big Sugar, clues show Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch.
The lawmakers might have bagged some critters. But it...