| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Aug 12 (Reuters) - Film actress Lauren Bacall died on
Tuesday at the age of 89, the estate of the Bogart family said.
Following are main facts about her life:
* She was born Betty Joan Perske but took on a version of
her mother's last name, Bacal,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
North Springs Little League's All-Stars have made an impression once again in Sectional and State Tournament play in two different age groups. Both of the league's 9/10s and 11s won their respective Sectional Tournament titles, followed by earning a...
| Jul 24, 2014
It's hot. It's humid. And just the thought of lighting up the barbecue grill causes sweat to drip from your brow. When temperatures soar, put the steaks and chops back in the freezer and think main-dish salads for dinner parties. Today at my blog,...
| Jul 18, 2014
Get ready for a reckoning, lionfish.
The striped, football-shaped invaders of coral reefs and devourers of native fish off South Florida's coast will be hunted down Saturday for the Teeples Memorial Lionfish Derby at 15th Street Fisheries.
| May 31, 2014
Too often, the nobility of tipping beers at a bar goes unappreciated, even on a leisurely Florida road trip.
Wouldn't it be better to be out exploring the state's history at an old Spanish castle — or standing in line at a popular tourist...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
With July 4 landing very conveniently on a Friday this year, it is easy to declare your independence and put together a three-day getaway to celebrate our nation’s freedom –and our own. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in...
| Jun 26, 2014
On June 14, Sunni rebels threatened Baghdad after seizing much of Iraq — and President Barack Obama fearlessly played a round at the Sunnylands Golf Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The next day, the militants posted pictures of their mass...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins with the scent of death as youngsters hold their noses against the odor of a rare “corpse flower,” indigenous to the Indonesian island of Sumatra, blooming at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. Key...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, the World Cup in Brazil took center stage as fans across the globe rooted on their teams. Thirty-two teams began the tournament and only 16 are left as we enter the knockout stage....
| Jun 7, 2014
Five years ago this December, I took a "climate-change" tour of the Florida Keys. It wasn't the most idyllic of excursions, even if it was time well spent away from the office. Seeing the impact rain and high tide can have on the Keys was eye-opening....
| May 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...