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  • Social Security report doesn't reveal surplus has been spent

    The release of the annual Social Security Trustees Report brought out the same stale arguments from both the optimists and the pessimists who have been around for decades. The pessimists insist that Social Security is going broke, and the optimists...
  • When it comes to bodies, lets keep it real [Commentary]

    When it comes to bodies, lets keep it real [Commentary]
    The awfulness of Gaza goes on. So does the madness in Iraq and Syria. Wildfires burn through the West, while in Washington, D.C., our do-absolutely-nothing Congress prepares to adjourn, freeing up time for representatives and senators to go home and...
  • Ann McFeatters: Commercial drones coming to skies near you!

    WASHINGTON Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area � commercial use of drones. (Those things that buzz around and gather information and drop bombs overseas but don't yet deliver Amazon packages.) Although drones seem to...
  • Manage better, don't demand downsizing: Front Burner

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Are Florida's residents, businesses and its economy better off? The answer is at the heart of the...
  • No: Make management accountable

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Is Florida better off? The answer is at the heart of the debate on whether big banks are too risky and...
  • Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine

    Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine
    Mark Greenberg, the real estate multimillionaire who's challenging first-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District, has been sued dozens of times in claims ranging from injuries due to falls in his buildings, his alleged...
  • U.S. judge appoints lead counsel for GM ignition-switch cases

    (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors have learned that lawyers for General Motors Co were present at key meetings during which information about problems with some of its vehicles were discussed, a source close to the investigation said. The...
  • Our primary picks for Congress: Editorial

    It's hard, but not impossible, for a challenger to knock out a sitting member of Congress. Four of Florida's U.S. representatives lost their seats two years ago. Another set of challengers has taken aim at incumbents this year. It's still not clear what...
  • Immigration reform school [Commentary]

    Immigration reform school [Commentary]
    Time for a brutal assessment regarding the state of immigration reform in America. Extreme partisans on both sides of the aisle — you will not like what you read over the next two minutes. Hopefully, the rest of you will chew on it for a bit....
  • The challenge for political challengers: Being heard

    The challenge for political challengers: Being heard
    David Smith had a simple, if optimistic, goal. He had served his country in the armed forces. Now he wanted to serve in Washington. So Smith, a retired Marine colonel from Winter Springs, decided to launch a campaign for Congress, taking on John...
  • A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future

    A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future
    Walter Harrison, a serious man of letters, is not without that most important of qualities: A dry sense of humor. "So you want to check in with the wrong side of history," the University of Hartford president said after picking up the phone the other...