| 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 ...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Two South Florida doctors became "dope dealers" who prescribed massive doses of pain pills — resulting in the overdose deaths of nine people under their care, federal prosecutors said Friday as the physicians' criminal trial began.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The trial of two pill mill doctors took a dramatic turn just before lunch when the defense asked a key witness - the former owner of the pain clinics - to take off his shirt for jurors.
Jurors were escorted out of the courtroom before attorney...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Champion golfer with unusual swing
Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details.
| May 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Bob Hope led the pack of popular performers who entertained the troops during World War II. John Wayne and other actors fought the war in feature films, and other Hollywood favorites tirelessly toured the country on war bond drives. In fact, beloved...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt.
Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...