| 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.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Jet-black rifles leveled at unarmed citizens and mine-resistant vehicles once used to patrol the roadways of Iraq and Afghanistan rumbling through small town America. These are scenes playing out in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been racked by protests...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges.
Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...
| 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 ...
| 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 3, 2014
Recently four students, including three from the western communities, earned $1,000 college scholarships, from the Clerk & Comptroller's office employees.
James Bukowski of Loxahatchee, Ashley Pascual of Royal Palm Beach, Jefferson Wang of Wellington and...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:26 PM
MOSCOW — Russia's economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more territory in Ukraine's east — and potentially add to Moscow's economic...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Some 18,000 men have played major league baseball since 1876, and only 26 of them have hit 500 home runs in their career.
Albert Pujols joined that exclusive club Tuesday night when he crushed career home run No. 500, a two-run shot...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Raised on his father's and grandfather's tales of military service in India, Amitoj Chhabra wanted nothing more than to follow in their footsteps and join the U.S. Air Force.
"I dreamt it. I slept it. It was all I ever thought about...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:43 PM
BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia.
Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:39 AM
SACRAMENTO -- A group of schoolchildren chattered excitedly Thursday during a field trip to the state Capitol as state Sen. Ed Hernandez stood nearby in the rotunda, looking grim and sipping coffee from a paper cup.
The Democratic lawmaker from West...