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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sundance 2014: 'Dinosaur 13' doc acquired by Lionsgate, CNN Films

    Sundance 2014: 'Dinosaur 13' doc acquired by Lionsgate, CNN Films
    PARK CITY, Utah -- "Dinosaur 13," a documentary about the discovery of the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton named Sue and the ensuing legal fight over control of the bones, has been acquired by Lionsgate and CNN Films. The deal, completed Friday morning, is...
  • The GOP isolationist myth

    The GOP isolationist myth
    They're back! The isolationist poltergeists that forever haunt the Republican Party. Or so we're told. In July, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had a set-to over American foreign policy. Christie clumsily denounced "this strain...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Government shutdown Q&A: How long? What's the impact?

    Government shutdown Q&A: How long? What's the impact?
    Much of the federal government has shutdown. What will be closing, why and what impact will it have? Question: Why a shutdown? Answer: Every year, Congress has to approve laws, known as appropriations, that provide money for federal agencies. The...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire after four decades in Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire after four decades in Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, one of the nation's most influential liberal lawmakers for nearly four decades, will retire from his Westside seat this year, closing a career in which he successfully championed laws to clean the country's air,...