| 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."
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Eugene Mullins was a veteran Chicago police officer from a working-class family who'd grown up "sticking up for the little guy" when in 2006 his career took a dramatic turn.
His childhood friend Todd Stroger had just been elected Cook County Board...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned.
John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:03 PM
At the Library Connection in Glendale's Adams Square Saturday, librarian Kristine Markosyan read children's stories to about 10 wide-eyed toddlers in a scene that is a common sight at public libraries — except this story-time was in Armenian, and...
| 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....