Update, 1:20 p.m.: At a news conference this afternoon, Obama called the Islamic State a "cancer." He did not mention Sotloff by name and did not say specifically what his military plans were, but he vowed that ""The United States of America will continue to do what we must do to protect our people. ... More >>
It used to be that a cup of coffee was just that: a paper cup of liquid caffeine. Nothing special, it tasted relatively the same from your local greasy spoon, to your favorite diner. Heck, you'd even suffer through 12 ounces of gas-station sludge if it meant getting your morning pick-me-up. Today, ... More >>
Radio "shock jock" Howard Stern has reportedly bought himself a mansion in Palm Beach, according to Gossip Extra. Someone purchased the lavish oceanfront home on 601 N. County Road for a whopping $52-million, according to sales records. And that someone is apparently Stern and his wife Beth Ostros ... More >>
March 13 was shaping up to be another day of protests and partying at Fort Peace, Occupy Miami's grungy Overtown safe house. More than a dozen members had shaken off their hangovers and emerged to demonstrate against a bank. But before they could gather their handmade signs and head downtown, the pl ... More >>
Newt Gingrich's stump speech at Wings Plus in Coral Springs had a lot of meat to it -- he criticized President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, made fun of the media, and was heckled mercilessly for the first half of the event by a protester who was eventually booted from the parking lot ... More >>
Fox "News"If Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said something profoundly stupid, we'd be all over it.Unfortunately, this is a case of a Fox News writer saying something profoundly stupid.When the headline "DNC Chair Blames Tea Party for Tucson Shooting" comes with a chopped-up video clip and an ellip ... More >>
Hey, Florida Republican, who do you plan on voting for in your party's presidential primary?Uh, Mitt Romney, I guess. Well, maybe.That's what the results from the latest poll of Florida Republicans reads like, as most people say they might change their mind, and most of the Tea Party members are pul ... More >>
That's Reggie Jackson on the left, the guy who's supposed to win you the game. And then the other guy, yeah, that's Bucky.Growing up in southern New Hampshire as I did, kids knew there was one way to curse around parents and teachers. You put Bucky before the four-letter word and then Dent afterw ... More >>
Even though Debbie Wasserman Schultz's comment that Florida's voting laws were Republican attempts at Jim Crow laws led to her half-apology, former President Bill Clinton made a comment along the same lines yesterday.As a speaker at the Campus Progress National Conference, part of Clinton's comme ... More >>
In Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels author Heather Shouse visits more than 100 food trucks across the country (including South Florida) and handpicks recipes from some of the tastiest trucks in the roadside business. Shouse talks to Clean Plate Charlie abou ... More >>
Congressman-elect Allen West was interviewed on Fox News Sunday this weekend. He was surprisingly mellow. The barn-burning campaigner who called for an armed march on Lexington and Concord was nowhere in evidence. Despite interviewer Chris Wallace's best efforts at incitement, West remained poise ... More >>
courtesy Jon BougherEven after weeks of media coverage and national attention, two graduate film students at the University of Florida might not be able to graduate in a few weeks because of a documentary they are making about Haiti. School officials have ruled that the film made by Roman Safiull ... More >>
courtesy of Jon BougherJon Bougher (left) and Roman SafiullinEven after weeks of media coverage and national attention, two graduate film students at the University of Florida might not be able to graduate in a few weeks because of a documentary they are making about Haiti. School officials have ... More >>
Photo providedRyan Beauchamp, back in 2004, with his mom at a gun range in New Hampshire.Police at Florida Atlantic University's campus in Boca Raton called Ryan Beauchamp on March 10 while he was working as a valet on Sunrise Boulevard. They had found a box of ammo in the University Village Apar ... More >>
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