| Oct 2, 2013
Re "Congress fails to stop shutdown," Oct. 1
A sect of the Republican Party has again flexed its political muscle and effectively shut down the government because it doesn't feel it necessary for those without healthcare insurance now to be able to...
| Aug 31, 2013
Re "The movement continues," Aug. 29
President Obama was a toddler when the March on Washington took place 50 years ago, but the lessons of that day weren't lost on him. Given his remarks on Wednesday, it is clear that he was able to internalize the...
| Dec 20, 2013
Re “Group votes for a boycott,” Dec. 17
Russia invades Chechnya for the second Chechen war, causing up to 200,000 civilian casualties. After winning the war, it installs a repressive, corrupt government.
China takes over an...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:19 AM
European Union officials said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into whether Ireland and two other member nations were providing improper tax breaks to Apple Inc., Starbucks Corp. and Fiat Group.
The announcement came as the U.S. and other...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:06 AM
PARK CITY, Utah -- What happens when a ragtag group of paleontologists takes on the federal government?
How does a paleontologist digging for bones in South Dakota wind up serving 18 months in prison?
And how did the "Dinosaur 13" filmmakers get...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
South Florida religious conservatives and others on the political right, determined to transform the political landscape, have gone thorough their own boot camp.
They call themselves "effectivists."
Hosted by the nine-campus megachurch Calvary Chapel,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:15 AM
WASHINGTON — Most Americans support increasing the federal minimum wage, a top priority of President Obama, but not if it would cost the economy jobs, according to a new national poll.
About 69% of respondents in the Bloomberg National Poll said...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Unemployment benefits have been issued to 4,900 Florida residents whose benefits have been delayed by Florida's $63 million flawed online filing system, the state said Tuesday evening.
"Payments should begin arriving on Wednesday," said Jessica Sims,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Fears of impending terrorist strikes against Western targets in the Muslim world reached fever pitch Tuesday after a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, the evacuation of diplomatic missions in Africa and Europe and the approaching end of Ramadan and symbolic...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:28 AM
Joshua Benson, 27, is a Delray Beach supermarket cashier. Martin West, 46, of Davie, owns a human resources and staffing company with his wife. Stacy Sylvain, 19, is a community college student living in North Miami. One's a Democrat, one's a Republican,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:32 PM
(Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack Obama's top healthcare adviser, apologized on Wednesday over the technology failures that have plagued the rollout of Obama's healthcare law.
Below is a timeline...