2015 MIAMI BROWARD CARNIVAL

It’s Carnival time! More than 15,000 masqueraders are set to provide a spectacle of colors and pageantry as this year’s Miami Broward Carnival reaches its...

STILL OPEN

At the last minute, Congress gives final approval to stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown. BY LISA MASCARO TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON –...

WATER ON MARS

Mankind’s second home? Scientists using observations from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter said they’ve found powerful evidence that  salt water routinely flows on the Martian surface....

Remember or forget?

Scott, Cabinet discuss Dozier’s future COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet began discussions Tuesday on the future of...

Senate could drop Confederate flag from seal

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE  – State senators are scheduled next week to begin considering whether to keep the Confederate flag on...

SUDDEN DEATH

An argument over rent. A knife. A gun. Two murders, one suicide, one critical injury – and a network of grief-stricken relatives and friends. BY...

POPE FRANCIS VISITS AMERICA

Welcome to the White House Pope Francis waves to the crowd from a White House balcony as President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama look...

Nielsen tells ‘the untold story’

Latest report highlights Black consumer behavior TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – Nielsen, a global performance measurement company, released its latest report on the Black...

Williams seeks legal change to accommodate gay marriage

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – With the U.S. Supreme Court ensuring that same-sex marriage is legal, a House Democrat has filed a bill...

FAMU settles wrongful death suit with drum major’s family

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida A&M University (FAMU) has settled a lawsuit with the family of Robert Champion over the hazing death of the...

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