Why the Orlando tragedy more likely to divide than unite America’s politicians

BY ANITA KUMAR AND LESLEY CLARK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Unlike other recent tragedies in U.S. history, the mass shooting in Orlando is unlikely to bring...

YouthBuild helps to change the lives of young adults

Students in Tampa program get skills, support and jobs SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Anna Edwards has come a long way. The 25-year-old, who grew up...

Miami-Dade complies with Justice Department on ‘sanctuary’ status

BY DOUGLAS HANKS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – For the first time since it began extending the detentions of local inmates sought for deportation, Miami-Dade County received...

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

Senate Democrats pick Gibson to lead caucus

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Senate Democrats elected Audrey Gibson to replace Jeff Clemens as the next leader of the caucus in a secret ballot...

A home for Ashanti

One Church One Child of Florida is reaching out to families and individuals in communities across the state in efforts to help find permanent...

New theme new dreams

For the 11th year, Walt Disney World Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence were joined by celebrities to offer 100 high school students...

Low wages, rising housing costs fuel senior homelessness

BY STACEY BURLING THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER / TNS BRIAN VAN DER BRUG/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Homeless people set...

The debts we Americans owe Haitians

On Oct. 9, 1779, more than 500 Haitian soldiers (referred to as...

Supreme Court schedules Ayala arguments

COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASEE – The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments June 28 in a battle about whether Gov. Rick Scott...

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