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MARCH POLAR EXPRESS

MARCH POLAR EXPRESS

An Eastern cool snap A late snow storm dumped half a foot of snow by 9 a.m. in New York City. Florida temperatures dropped in the 30s and 40s this week because of the same cold front. (CAROLYN COLE/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS)

Facebook suicide aftermath

Facebook suicide aftermath

Child was sexually abused, beaten BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER MIAMI HERALD /TNS MIAMI – For much of her too-short life, Naika Venant bounced between two parents: a birth mother who reportedly beat her without pity, left her in bed with boyfriends who watched “sex movies,” and eventually abandoned her – and the state of Florida, […]

Membership triples for Democratic Socialists of America

Membership triples for Democratic Socialists of America

BY MATT PEARCE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – Holding red and white signs, they protested outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s election party last week, demanding the city take a tougher stand against deportation. The next day, they rallied in support of the International Women’s Day strike, demanding social and economic equality for women. […]

Hate groups increase as Trump electrifies radical right

Hate groups increase as Trump electrifies radical right

Muslims hit hardest with hate attacks as fear heightened among African-Americans, others. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The number of hate groups in the United States rose for a second year in a row in 2016 as the radical right was energized by the candidacy of Donald Trump, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) […]

Jury in Cosby trial to come from Pittsburgh area

Jury in Cosby trial to come from Pittsburgh area

BY LAURA MCCRYSTAL PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PHILADELPHIA – A jury from the Pittsburgh area will determine Bill Cosby’s fate at his sexual-assault trial, scheduled to begin in June, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday. In an order issued weeks after a Montgomery County judge granted a request that jurors be selected from a […]

OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT 101

OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT 101

BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – House Republicans have finally unveiled legislation to repeal and – just as important – replace the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare is complex. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that what the GOP is proposing in its place has a few knotty details. Here’s a short guide […]

TALLAHASSEE GOES BACK TO WORK

TALLAHASSEE GOES BACK TO WORK

To serve and protect During Florida’s annual State of the State speech on March 7 in Tallahassee, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and Orlando Police Officer Michael Napolitano were recognized for their actions following the Pulse nightclub murders last year in Orlando. (JACOB LANGSTON/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS)

Serena withdraws from Miami Open tennis tourney

Serena withdraws from Miami Open tennis tourney

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS The Miami Open’s star-packed field will be missing one marquee name. World No. 1 Serena Williams announced late Tuesday afternoon that she is withdrawing from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., and the Miami Open on Key Biscayne, citing a left knee injury. Bad knees “Sadly, I […]

Only African-American in Trump’s Cabinet confirmed

Only African-American in Trump’s Cabinet confirmed

Dr. Ben Carson will confront a national shortage in low-income housing as HUD secretary. BY JOHN FRITZE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS WASHINGTON – Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson was confirmed by the Senate on March 2 to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a position that President Donald Trump has described as […]

Carson sparks outrage after referring to slaves as immigrants

Carson sparks outrage after referring to slaves as immigrants

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Ben Carson is facing backlash, especially on Twitter, after his introductory remarks to HUD staffers on Monday referring to slaves that were brought to the U.S. on slave ships as immigrants. “There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less. […]

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