| Oct 3, 2014
Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years.
The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:18 AM
As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon.
A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A Massachusetts titanium supplier being sued by Pratt & Whitney for allegedly shipping bad material has denied the claim and fired back Wednesday with a counterclaim saying the engine maker's response caused many of its customers to flee.
In its response...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. House members from California has jumped into a high-stakes battle over the Pentagon’s use of Russian-made rocket engines to launch satellites.
It’s an effort that already involves Hawthorne-based SpaceX Inc. and...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:34 PM
U.S. warplanes attacked Islamic State targets in Syria overnight, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit mills and grain...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft maker than runs U.S. operations from Fort Lauderdale, has rolled out its first military plane made in Florida.
Embraer and its partner Sierra Nevada Corp. this week presented the A-29 Super Tucano light air support...
| Sep 26, 2014
Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com.
This is below the national average of a 9...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The jungle airstrip was a burning mess and about 1,000 feet shorter than Maj. Bernard F. Fisher would have liked.
But his wingman, Maj. Dafford "Jump" Myers, had crash-landed there and leaped from the flames into the underbrush. With a rescue chopper at...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I couldn't believe the article "Family fights FCAT rule keeping model student from his diploma" in the Aug. 24 Sentinel. The parents of Chinese student Jiaqi Chu want to have a law changed in Florida because he missed graduating high...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only," NATO's top military commander said on Saturday.
"The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters in Vilnius....