BUYING GUNS OR BUTTER?

$900 million missile test Streaking over the moon and the Pacific Ocean, a Minuteman III missile lights up the sky during an unarmed test launch...

Maintaining silence

Boy Scouts keeping sex-abuse cases secret BY CHRISTIAN BOONE THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION / TNS For decades, secrets of alleged sexual abuse have been collecting dust in the...

Agency predicts 5 to 9 hurricanes this season

Above-normal storms expected during June through November season BY WAYNE K. ROUSTAN SUN SENTINEL/TNS The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting an above-normal 2017 Atlantic...

Chicago is only major city to lose population from 2015 to 2016

BY MARWA ELTAGOURI CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Chicago was alone among the nation’s 20 largest cities in losing population last year — and it lost nearly double the...

Muslim man sues Little Caesars, claiming ‘halal’ was a lie

DETROIT FREE PRESS A Muslim man is suing Little Caesars for $100 million after he says he was served and then accidentally ate pepperoni made...

LOSERS AND WINNERS

In random order, here’s our analysis of the aftermath of the controversy surrounding U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ commencement speech this month...

HURRICANE ANDREW / 25 YEARS AGO

It’s hurricane season again Pleasure boats docked at Dinner Key Marin in Miami-Dade County were destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in August 1992. The hurricane season...

Keeping their bags packed

Haitians get short deportation delay BY JACQUELINE CHARLES MIAMI HERALD / TNS Haitian nationals who have been protected from deportation from the U.S. for more than seven...

‘Cat Fund’ healthy for 2017 hurricane season

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund is in its strongest financial position ever as the state heads...

Wariness, optimism of Trump by HBCUs

Funding for Black institutions remains a major concern BY KURTIS LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Since taking office, President Donald Trump has pledged “unwavering support” for the critical...

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