| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 10:05 AM
WASHINGTON The announcement of a political campaign whether for a local school board seat, state House office, or president of the United States usually includes little surprise and even less news. Instead, these ceremonial events offer a glimpse into how...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 5:00 AM
As Congress debates the mammoth bill known as the National Defense Authorization Act, Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) are pressing their colleagues to include an amendment that would strengthen the prohibition against the...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 7:48 AM
Florida's war on nature
As I read the news stories coming out of Tallahassee, it appears to me there is a war against nature being waged by politicians and special-interest groups.
Amendment 1 passed with a 75 percent majority; yet lawmakers ignore...
| May 22, 2015
| 2:42 PM
In the past three weeks, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando has been on a verbal tear.
He has cussed out journalists for asking about his girlfriend's political ambitions and offshore investment funds, blasted the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 9:00 AM
In his book "The Great War of Our Time," former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.
Hussein, Morell writes, had overestimated the U.S. intelligence-...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his White House bid on the lakefront of the city where his political career began. Florida Sen. Marco began his quest in Miami, surrounded by friends and family. If former Rhode Island Gov. and Sen....
| May 28, 2015
| 2:38 PM
It was quite a run.
Since 1968, the Republican presidential nominee has been an incumbent president, incumbent vice president, a former vice president, son of a president or a runner-up in the previous presidential primary. Just being the previous...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 5:54 AM
A CNN poll revealed that most viewers found President Barack Obama far funnier than Cecily Strong of "Saturday Night Live" at the White House correspondents' dinner Saturday.
Of course, Obama has more practice at these things, and he's a far better...
| May 14, 2015
| 8:01 AM
As Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul travels the country asking crowds to help him “defeat the Washington machine,” his campaign’s website is delivering the same message in a decidedly American way: hawking gear and...
| May 9, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Every detail of the recent state dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was carefully orchestrated and touched with the kind of sophistication one would expect from the White House — from the cherry blossom and orchid table arrangements to...