| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:53 PM
MEXICO CITY -- The Cuban government announced Tuesday that it plans to rescind the requirement that its citizens obtain exit visas in order to travel abroad, generating hope on the island that a longstanding bureaucratic hindrance to their freedom of...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The average South Florida family will see $11 more a week in paychecks if President Barack Obama's jobs bill passes.
The average family in Broward and Palm Beach counties are already enjoying a $20 a week cut in their payroll taxes after Congress...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Americans are pleading for leadership — right now. And the pleas are aimed directly at the White House.
It is time for President Obama to step forward with a specific strategy for how to deal with the Islamic State militants who have horrified the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:06 AM
The reported beheading of a South Florida journalist Tuesday rocked his family in Pinecrest and sparked calls for more action against the Islamic State militants taking responsibility for the deed.
A video purportedly showing the decapitation of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON You want to get something done in Congress, bring a dog.
At least it couldn't hurt. As she looked into a hearing room packed with reporters, supporters and four canines on Wednesday, Rep. Dina Titus was reminded of a similar lesson she learned...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI The U.S. government has a right to finance pro-democracy programs in Cuba but must ensure they are not so aggressive that they wind up hurting dissidents and strengthening the hand of Havana hardliners, analysts and political figures said this week....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A recent Wall Street Journal story that claimed the Obama Administration has "tightened" its control on ammunition that the Pentagon is sending to Israel without its approval alarmed South Florida's Jewish community.
But three members of South Florida'...
| Apr 29, 2011
Orlando Bosch, a prominent Cuban militant who was acquitted in Venezuela of the 1976 bombing of a Cuban jetliner, died Wednesday at a suburban Miami hospital. He was 84.
Bosch's wife, Adriana, said the exiled opponent of communist Cuba's Fidel Castro had...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:03 AM
The Christian Family Coalition, whose biggest recent cause has been fighting against lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in Florida, is out with endorsements in three Broward judicial races.
In a statement Tuesday evening, the organization gave...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 8:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution.
The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...