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  • Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979

    Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979
    The vintage photo shows a young American medical officer examining a 5-year-old Vietnamese refugee, tears rolling down the boy's cheek. The year is 1979, and the earnest physician on board the USS Wabash in the South China Sea is Richard Bosshardt,...
  • U.S. appeals court overturns L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles

    U.S. appeals court overturns L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles
    A federal appeals court Thursday struck down Los Angeles’ ban on homeless people living in vehicles, declaring that the law “opens the door to discriminatory enforcement” against the poor. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9thCircuit...
  • Appeals court panel ends L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles

    Appeals court panel ends L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles
    For the second time in two years, a federal appeals court has struck down a key enforcement tool in Los Angeles' efforts to deal with burgeoning homelessness, declaring a ban on living in vehicles an invitation to discriminate against the poor. A three-...
  • Seven surprise must-win college football games for Florida teams

    Seven surprise must-win college football games for Florida teams
    Last season, three of Florida’s big-boy teams suffered stunning losses and others have tripped up in the not-so-distant past. Florida, USF and FIU all lost to Football Championship Subdivision opponents last year, while others have built up...
  • Jules Witcover: On presidential firings

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding...
  • Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]

    Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]
    President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding the knife. The...
  • Obama salutes D-day veterans at Normandy ceremony

    Obama salutes D-day veterans at Normandy ceremony
    President Obama on Friday declared the hallowed shores of Normandy “democracy’s beachhead” as he remembered the Allied invasions as the beginning of a century of freedom movements that spread across continents.   “Nations that...
  • Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

    Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
    Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
  • Older new dads: First-time fatherhood after 40

    Older new dads: First-time fatherhood after 40
    Was I nervous about becoming a dad for the first time at age 40? You bet. But I was hardly the only guy intimidated by taking on what was by far the biggest responsibility of my life — nothing else came close. "When faced with first-time...
  • Wisconsin changes course, starts processing gay marriage licenses

    Wisconsin changes course, starts processing gay marriage licenses
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration has changed course and begun processing marriage certificates from the same-sex couples who have married since a court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban last week. But those Wisconsin newlyweds...
  • Will Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl be the Democrats' albatross?

    Will Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl be the Democrats' albatross?
    The controversy over the trade of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl continues to grow with allegations that President Barack Obama violated federal law and paid too high a price for the release. However, the biggest problem for the...