Sunday, May 31, 2020

‘Black-ish’ to celebrate Juneteenth

BY GREG BRAXTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS ABC’s “black-ish,” the acclaimed family comedy about an upper-middle class African-American family living in a predominantly White neighborhood, has taken...

ISRAEL’S BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SPEAKS TO CONGRESS

‘It’s a very bad deal’ President Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a frosty meeting in the White House in October...

OUT AND ABOUT / FLORIDA COURIER

Grand view from the Grand Canyon Charles W. Cherry III (in black) and Chayla Cherry (in blue) enjoy the view 8,700 feet above the floor...

Speaker asks Trump for more cooperation on refugees

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Saying the state House is “seriously re-evaluating Florida’s role” in refugee-resettlement programs, Speaker Richard Corcoran has asked President Donald Trump...

Pulse owner won’t sell nightclub to city

BY JEFF WEINER AND GAL TZIPERMAN LOTAN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO –  The city of Orlando’s deal to buy Pulse fell through on Monday, when owner Barbara Poma...

State Supreme Court suspends death penalty

BY RENE STUTZMAN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – For the second time this year, a court has ruled that Florida’s death penalty statute is unconstitutional. This time, it...

ADOPTIONS: A home for Jeremiah

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series spotlighting Florida children available for adoption. One Church One Child of Florida is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) organization, operating...

Justices weigh challenge to open-carry ban

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Law-abiding Floridians should be allowed to openly carry firearms in public, a gun-rights groups argued Wednesday...

New law eases finding insurance beneficiaries

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a bill that supporters say will help make certain that people receive life-insurance...

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family...