| Apr 17, 2015
| 2:00 PM
The Florida Senate is expected to approve a bill that would limit public access to video recorded by police body cameras. The measure is intended to balance privacy rights with public interests, but the public would get the short end of the deal....
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:20 AM
If Congress passes the Global Food Security Act of 2015, it will be taking a critical step toward ending global hunger and malnutrition in our lifetime. Food security and the underlying political, economic and environmental stability that make it possible...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:18 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's outreach to Cuba will only perpetuate the torture, beatings and harsh imprisonment faced by Cubans who dare speak out against the Castro regime, former political prisoner Jorge Garcia Perez Antunez told...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
President Obama came to office in 2009 with a grand plan to reshape U.S. foreign relations through outreach to hostile governments.
In his first term, his overtures to Iran, Russia, Syria, North Korea and others produced limited payoff.
But with his...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:00 PM
New Jersey members of Congress appealed Tuesday to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to support a $29 million National Emergency Grant request to help workers left unemployed by recent casino closings in Atlantic City.
In a letter sent by Republican U....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:01 PM
A congressional subcommittee on Thursday heard from critics who question the influence of the Chinese government on a language and culture program that is well established at Chicago Public Schools and last year debuted at the University of Illinois at...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Charlie Crist is counting on residents who live off Sistrunk Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, in Pearl City in Boca Raton and other largely black communities throughout Florida.
If he can't energize potential black voters enough to cast ballots, he'll...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
From church pulpits to the streets, Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist scoured South Florida for votes Sunday as their neck-and-neck contest hurtled toward the finish line.
Crist and Scott both campaigned with big-name politicians...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 1:33 PM
A pair of Fort Lauderdale residents are challenging the appointment of Robert L. McKinzie Jr. to the City Commission, saying he does not live in the city.
Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to have McKinzie replace former Commissioner Bobby DuBose, who...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:51 PM
It took just a few minutes into the meeting for Broward County's legislative district to find its new chair — Sen. Jeremy Ring.
He was the only person nominated, and the vote was unanimous.
Sen. Chris Smith nominated Ring.
"Sen. Ring has...