| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Today's special commission meeting in Winter Garden – called to address a controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance and public invocations – may start without either, according to the meeting agenda on the city website.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Looking for answers, a Pratt & Whitney representative and the president of an East Hartford machine shop pulled into the parking lot for one of their raw materials suppliers in West Bridgewater, Mass.
For weeks, questions swirled about the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:29 AM
The U.S. Navy, concerned about the affordability of a new carrier-based unmanned spy plane, has delayed this month's planned kickoff of the competition to build it, officials said on Tuesday.
They said the Navy will wait to seek proposals for the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:29 PM
THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.
The name of the pilot will not be...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The Islamic State has been wounded. While the video of the execution of reporter James Foley displayed the group's depravity, its timing also suggests that recent counterattacks are having a significant effect on its leadership. The group's expansion...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights
George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The Ferguson tragedy, like all those that preceded it and all that will follow -- involving the trivial and panicky use of lethal force, by the police or anyone else -- stirs up questions the social status quo doesn't dare face.
A friend put it this way:...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Derek Buonano of Palm Beach Gardens took home the top prize in the first event of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open -- which drew a state-record turnout.
The field attracted 3,391 entrants and lasted five days. That smashes the previous record of 2,607...
| Dec 29, 2013
When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field.
The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85.
A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:30 PM
No lie was too big to tell for an Orlando woman who wanted a new home in Pensacola, but didn't want to pay the mortgage for her Orlando home, federal officials said.
Chantal M. Lanton, 37, of Orlando is accused of falsely claiming to be an officer in...