| 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 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sitting between two snowcapped mountain ranges, with the Yellowstone River running through wide expanses of ranchland, Bruce Rauner's spread in Montana lies in the middle of one of the most awe-inspiring spots in the American West.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day.
Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Broward and Palm Beach County voters face critically important primaries and nonpartisan elections in one week, but so far people aren't rushing to their mailboxes to vote by mail or to the county's early voting sites.
"It's very low," Palm Beach County...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:34 PM
With a week to go until the Democratic primary for governor, Charlie Crist is on the campaign trail in Democrat-rich South Florida, but he's not campaigning against his opponent.
He's so focused on Republican Gov. Rick Scott and the November election...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:38 AM
The developers of an aging and blighted low-income rental community in the heart of Delray Beach's southwest neighborhood reached out to city officials to help pay for a makeover — again.
This time the Auburn Group turned to Delray's Community...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that officially opened today in Washington is as notable for what isn't on the agenda as for what is. The meeting between President Barack Obama and more than 40 African heads of state has been billed as forum for talks on...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September.
The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14.
But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Even though Delray Beach's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than the current rate, folks may find themselves spending more in taxes this year.
Commissioners haven't made many changes to the proposed budget since it was presented...