| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday.
According to statements from both...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Comment: After scoring 100 goals as a sophomore, switched positions and had 23 goals and 13 assists.
Comment: Had 24 goals and...
| Mar 29, 2014
In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads.
West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Each year, from approximately May to October, Florida’s coasts play host to some wonderful visitors, sea turtles, who come lay their eggs on our golden sands. To celebrate turtles, many Florida resorts feature nighttime walks to observe these...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
At a certain point in their careers, nearly all aspiring actors in Hollywood are "waiters": They wait tables, they wait for callbacks, they wait for that moment when they become famous enough that America knows them on a first-name basis, a la Arnold or...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Brian Schneider spent his entire 13-year major league baseball career in the National League East, playing for first the Expos, who later became the Nationals, then the Mets and finally, the Phillies.
Throughout his career, one of Schneider's goals...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:01 PM
A dive boat owner accused of illegally feeding sharks off Palm Beach County plans to argue that the activities took place more than three miles offshore, where the practice is legal.
Randall Jordan, owner of Emerald Charters of Jupiter, is due in...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:39 AM
Marielena DeSanctis was recently appointed vice president for student affairs and enrollment at Broward College. She has districtwide responsibility for student financial services; student records/college registrar, student admissions,...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:04 PM
CANNES, France — A comedy black enough to pass for India ink and, unlike so many grotesque comedies of modern manners, a film with just enough moral seriousness to make it stick, director David Cronenberg's “Maps to the Stars” defies...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Great Red Spot on Jupiter is a little less great than it used to be.
New images of the spot taken in April by the Hubble Space Telescope indicate that it’s about 10,250 miles across, according to Amy Simon, an expert on Jupiter’s...