How to manage to-do lists and be more productive

FAMILY FEATURES When your to-do list is miles long and deadlines are looming, it can be hard to tap into a creative, problem-solving mindset. Creating...

The Storm

Hurricane season started on June 1. Florida officials are concerned about residents’ complacency and ‘hurricane amnesia.’ BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Weather forecasters say...

Black men who motivate: The power of a dream

BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Steve Harvey is credited with improving college attendance, career prospects, personal development for more than 8,000 youth who...

Many Latinos who went to Gulf Coast for Katrina work stayed and thrived

BY KAREN NELSON BILOXI SUN HERALD/TNS PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Many hard-working Hispanics with skills in construction and roofing poured into the Gulf Coast for jobs after...

BACK IN THE MIX

Obama talks about service to others Former President Barack Obama led a panel discussion on civic engagement on April 24 at the Logan Center for...

Ugly sweaters infiltrate holiday season with garish styles

BY BRITTANY BRITTO BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – Keisha Jones, 32, of Mitchellville, Md., dons a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” Christmas T-shirt decorated with pizza slices, a...

Florida Courier wins more awards for writing, photos

FROM STAFF REPORTS Continuing its award-winning ways in 10 years as a statewide newspaper, the Florida Courier has racked up three awards from the Florida...

Can your iPhone tell if you’re depressed?

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS A new iPhone app developed by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers aims to track and predict mood episodes through keystrokes. Created...

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Tampa youth group wins top award at Conclave

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The youth organization of the Tampa chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity received the Southern Region Outstanding Chapter Award at the...

Election anxiety runs deep for Muslim parents

Some have opted to tune out campaign talk altogether, abstaining from TV and radio to shield their children from attacks on their religion. BY HANNAH...

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