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  • South Florida butterflies win federal protection

    South Florida butterflies win federal protection
    Two South Florida butterflies won federal protection as endangered species Monday, with wildlife managers planning to scorch their former habitats with fire to clear the way for the return of the plants they eat. The Bartram's scrub-hairstreak and...
  • Obama on Iraq: 'This is going to be a long-term' project'

    President Barack Obama said Saturday that the United States has been successful in destroying arms and equipment in Iraq through a series of targeted airstrikes that began Friday. "We have to make sure ISIL (Islamic militants) not engaging in actions...
  • When is it genocide? US interests help decide

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has said the U.S. military intervention in Iraq this week is motivated in part by an urgent need to stop genocide of the Yazidi, members of an obscure religious sect who are stranded on a mountain in Iraq, dying of thirst...
  • Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres

    Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres
    Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor. Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
  • Weissman busy as SWU campus coordinator

    Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2. StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
  • FAU students table divestment motion

    The student government at Florida Atlantic University tabled a resolution indefinitely last Friday, which included a call for the university to divest from Israel. The head of student government said their meeting was not the forum for this kind of...
  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....
  • Charlie Crist unveils jobs 'plan' aimed at appealing to middle class

    Charlie Crist unveils jobs 'plan' aimed at appealing to middle class
    Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist rolled out his “Fair Shot Florida” plan for “middle class jobs and opportunity” on Tuesday – much of which consists of issues he’s talked about before. Crist said he...
  • Billionaire environmental activist visits Fort Lauderdale to raise super PAC cash

    Billionaire environmental activist visits Fort Lauderdale to raise super PAC cash
    Billionaire investor turned environmental activist Tom Steyer was in Fort Lauderdale last week raising money. Not for himself – he doesn't need it – but for his super political action committee designed to target key races in which one...
  • Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups

    Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups
    The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups. Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
  • Discounting polls, money, pundits, Nan Rich says she can win

    Discounting polls, money, pundits, Nan Rich says she can win
      Democrat Nan Rich is discounting the conventional wisdom that her campaign for governor will end Aug. 26 with a primary victory by her opponent, Charlie Crist.   She spoke Friday afternoon to Sun Sentinel editorial writers and reporters.   Here...