| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON As we vault into 2015, we are haunted by the same question we ask every year: When will politicians, especially those in Washington, ever learn?
For example, if you are a governor of New Jersey named Chris Christie and you want to run for...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:27 PM
House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white supremacist organization 12 years ago, suggesting they think the flare-up will fade, while some Democrats have been critical...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:36 AM
One of the more interesting questions about House Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s speech to a group of “white nationalists” 12 years ago is whether the name of the organization should have given him pause. (Interesting, but irrelevant if...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Two longtime area synagogues have recently merged, beginning a new tradition for the combined temples that will serve both the Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Jewish community.
Temple Emeth of Delray Beach, an area landmark for 40 years, and Temple Torah...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Teresa Edwards was driving to Bo's Food Market when she spotted the teenager walking along the dirt road. It was getting dark. He was alone. She recognized him as Lennon Lacy, one of her son's best friends. She stopped to ask him if he needed a ride....
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo.
"There was also a little gun and a wagon...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:47 PM
As Republicans struggle to attract more votes from minorities heading into the 2016 presidential election, a House GOP leader has acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists, though his office denies any association with the...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:35 PM
To the editor: Frankly, I am tired of seeing black women crying over the loss of their sons. It is gut-wrenching to see signs carried by small black children that read, "Black lives matter." ("As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Two Florida churches and a parked vehicle were vandalized with KKK symbols and now the FBI is leading a hate crime investigation to find out who is responsible, according to the Tallahassee Democrat.
The signs and marquees of two predominantly...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A member of an East Texas school board has apologized and intends to resign after posting on his Facebook page a picture of a person in Ku Klux Klan attire along with the caption "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas."
The Hooks Independent School...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether states that issue specialty license plates must include potentially controversial ones with Confederate battle flags or abortion-related messages.
At issue is whether the 1st Amendment's protection...