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  • Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown

    Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown
    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...
  • Letters: King's 'Dream' today

    Letters: King's 'Dream' today
    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...
  • Why boycott the Israelis?

    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. Boycott? China takes over an...
  • European Union launches probe of tax breaks for Apple, Starbucks, Fiat

    European Union launches probe of tax breaks for Apple, Starbucks, Fiat
    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...
  • Sundance 2014: The making of 'Dinosaur 13' [Video]

    Sundance 2014: The making of 'Dinosaur 13' [Video]
    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...
  • Religious conservatives learn how to become better activists, run for office

    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,...
  • Poll: Most in U.S. support higher minimum wage, unless it costs jobs

    Poll: Most in U.S. support higher minimum wage, unless it costs jobs
    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...
  • Payment issued to 4,900 unemployed, state says

    Payment issued to 4,900 unemployed, state says
    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,...
  • Symbolic dates and Yemen strike drive fears of Al Qaeda attack

    Symbolic dates and Yemen strike drive fears of Al Qaeda attack
    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...
  • Obamacare to be hot topic as midterm election nears

    Obamacare to be hot topic as midterm election nears
    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,...
  • Timeline: U.S. healthcare law's technology breakdown

    Timeline: U.S. healthcare law's technology breakdown
    (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...