Adoptions: A home for Joseph and Patrick

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series spotlighting Florida children who are waiting to be adopted. One Church One Child of Florida is a faith-based,...

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A Florida Supreme Court decision may decrease the number of convicted murderers the state will eventually put to death. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE...

E-cigarettes may help smokers kick the habit

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS The more that “vaping” – e-cigarettes – takes hold in England, the better the odds that smokers there...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black poverty and 9/11 Five years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the 10th anniversary remembrances of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and...

Airport security in a post 9/11 world

More than 2,600 firearms were seized last year and checkpoints and major mishaps continue despite heightened measures. BY TIM JOHNSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Year after...

Grand jury to look into possible cover-up by Chicago police in shooting

BY STEVE SCHMADEKE CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO – A grand jury will be impaneled to investigate a possible cover-up by Chicago police in the fatal shooting of...

IS SHE IN TROUBLE?

A Black pollster’s report (complete with typographical errors) leaked to the New York Times indicates that Black America’s youngest voters, including those in Florida,...

Obama nominates first Muslim-American federal judge

BY JOHN T. BENNETT CQ-ROLL CALL TNS WASHINGTON – President Obama’s nomination of a Washington, D.C.-based securities and fraud attorney to the federal bench would make...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

9/11 and hurricane season Eight years ago, multiple hurricanes made landfall in the U.S. every day for almost a month. The Florida Courier also remembered...

‘The land of the free’

How our national anthem came to be BY DAVID NG LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS In 1931, Congress passed a bill to make “The Star-Spangled Banner” the...

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