| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report.
With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
| May 26, 2013
When New Yorker cartoonist Pat Byrnes and his wife, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, had their first child, there was no discussion about who would stay home.
"It was too obvious," Byrnes says. "What's to discuss? It was a no-brainer."
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y.
And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Whenever JoJo Ramos visits his "meemaw," he never forgets to ask for "bendición," a Spanish blessing, in his Appalachian-Florida dialect before crossing into the heart of her home in Belle Glade.
He calls himself a "hillbilly" Puerto Rican in honor of...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces.
"When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
| Dec 11, 2012
There is good and bad news for women, according to the Census Bureau. They still face various forms of discrimination, including earning less than their male counterparts, but they might have some measure of revenge by living longer.
In a report...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Hurricane Sandy strengthened into a Category 2 storm overnight as it began bearing down on southeastern Cuba.
With its track nudged closer to our shores, Hurricane Sandy threatens to rough up South Florida with gusts up to 60 mph and bursts of rain, with...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:10 PM
No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house.
And yet Dubin, an @Properties real estate broker, sold his Roscoe Village townhouse in the spring and moved into his new place—a luxury apartment in Goose Island.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Two Latino gang members have been arrested on suspicion of hate crimes after allegedly waging a campaign to force a black family to move from Compton that included beating a member of the family with a pipe, and gathering gang members in front of the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say they are continuing to investigate efforts by two Latino gang members to drive a black family from their Compton home. “This a typical American family,” said Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker of the victims...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:33 PM
A coalition of Latino and Black community leaders banded together on the steps of Compton City Hall Monday, seeking to unite the city in the aftermath of an attack that law enforcement has labeled a hate crime....