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  • S. Fla. Democrats, Republicans unified; all but one taking pay during shutdown

    S. Fla. Democrats, Republicans unified; all but one taking pay during shutdown
    There’s near unanimity among federal lawmakers from South Florida about one issue related to the partial shutdown of the federal government: they’re still getting paid, and accepting the money, as federal workers are furloughed because they...
  • Women's political group endorses Nan Rich

    Women's political group endorses Nan Rich
    The National Women’s Political Caucus of Florida on Friday endorsed former Florida Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich of Weston for the Democratic nomination for governor. Beth Lerner, Florida president said: "The National Women’s Political...
  • Conservative group blasts Republican Diaz-Balart as Obamacare supporter

    Conservative group blasts Republican Diaz-Balart as Obamacare supporter
    Updates | 3:26 p.m. and 4:01 p.m. Original blog post | 2:55 p.m. U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican who represents part of South Broward, was attacked Thursday by a conservative group over his vote to fund a reopening of the federal...
  • Democrats, Republicans at odds over way Florida runs elections

    Democrats, Republicans at odds over way Florida runs elections
    Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws. The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig faces $12-million lawsuit filed by man in Cuba

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig faces $12-million lawsuit filed by man in Cuba
    WASHINGTON – Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig knowingly made false allegations against him that resulted in his receiving a seven-year prison sentence. The complaint, which seeks damages for the “...
  • Do people really overuse healthcare when it's free?

    Do people really overuse healthcare when it's free?
    Call it the "skin-in-the-game" argument: the notion that people will use medical care more sparingly -- and presumably more prudently -- if they have to pay a larger share of the costs out of their own pockets.  This is the idea behind health...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig sued for $12 million by man imprisoned in Cuba

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig sued for $12 million by man imprisoned in Cuba
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); WASHINGTON — Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig knowingly made false statements that resulted...
  • Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game

    A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown. While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...
  • Shutdown closes Catoctin Mountain Park

    Shutdown closes Catoctin Mountain Park
    Maryland's Catoctin Mountain Park is closed to the public and 30 park employees have been furloughed as part of the federal government shutdown that began on Tuesday, National Park officials said. The park closed at noon with just a few roads...
  • After Heartbleed bug, OpenSSL president calls for more support

    After Heartbleed bug, OpenSSL president calls for more support
    The president of the OpenSSL Foundation said the organization needs more support from companies and governments that use its software so that it can be better equipped to spot and fix flawed pieces of code such as the Heartbleed bug. The OpenSSL...
  • GM, Chrysler federal bailouts were net economic gain, report argues

    GM, Chrysler federal bailouts were net economic gain, report argues
    As the federal government gets ready to sell the last of its shares in General Motors Co., a research institute has calculated the final bill on the auto industry bailout and says that taxpayers were net winners.  The Center for Automotive Research, a...