| May 18, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Every two weeks, a swath of Louisiana the size of this city's French Quarter vanishes into the Gulf of Mexico. Since the 1930s, the state has lost nearly 1,900 square miles, a quarter of its coastal land area.
For decades, oil and gas companies cut...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Rick Santorum probably thought this time would be different. He was, after all, the runner-up to be the Republican nominee for president. Second place had to mean something.
But the former Pennsylvania senator is finding himself in familiar territory:...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:49 PM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered a full-throated defense of gun ownership Friday, telling a National Rifle Assn. audience that firearms are central to achieving the American Dream.
The dream, Rubio said, is not just a measure of financial...
| Jun 10, 2014
New or used, the price on the window of that shiny car is seldom what you pay out the door. You should always plan on title and license fees, a destination price (if it's a new car), applicable sales tax......
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Three of the five appointees announced Thursday to the Board of Governors of the State University System have South Florida ties. All are prominent in the business community.
Gov. Rick Scott’s appointees include Harry “Wayne”...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Marco Rubio is navigating a treacherous path by becoming the GOP’s point man on immigration matters. His being Hispanic may seem to his Anglo brethren as a big plus, but in his specific case it could be a hindrance.
“Pies secos, pies...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:53 PM
HOUSTON — At least one person was killed and 77 injured Thursday in an explosion and fire at a petrochemical plant in the Louisiana town of Geismar, part of a heavily industrial region known as “Cancer Alley.”
“This has been a...
| Jan 27, 2013
A well-organized retreat is said to be one of the most difficult military maneuvers: You're under enemy fire, your troops are likely to be demoralized, and you've got to avoid a rout.
That why House Republicans' orderly withdrawal last week from an...
| Jan 30, 2013
Soon after President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, Speaker of the House John Boehner said the White House would try "to annihilate the Republican Party" and "shove us into the dustbin of history."
Actually, the GOP is doing a pretty good...