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  • How about a Harriet Beecher Stowe $10 bill

    How about a Harriet Beecher Stowe $10 bill
    Responding to complaints that famous women were underrepresented on British currency, the Bank of England this week announced that novelist Jane Austen will replace naturalist Charles Darwin on the 10-pound note beginning in 2017. Inevitably, the move has...
  • Girl power! The royal baby and history's what-ifs

    It was late October 2011, and their royal highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were still in honeymoon mode when Britain and its Commonwealth agreed that the first baby Cambridge, boy or girl, would become the future monarch. This is a bigger...
  • Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought

    Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought
    WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...
  • 2 British women attacked with acid in Zanzibar

    2 British women attacked with acid in Zanzibar
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Two British women volunteering as kindergarten teachers on the East African island of Zanzibar were attacked with acid on their way to a restaurant. Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee, both 18, were accosted near the beach late...
  • WWII poster calls for calm; now it stokes frenzy, feud

    WWII poster calls for calm; now it stokes frenzy, feud
    ALNWICK, England — Has a piece of advice ever seemed so apt, or so frightfully ironic? Thirteen years ago, Stuart Manley stumbled upon a slightly faded red poster tucked at the bottom of a box of books he had bought at auction. Unfolding it, he...
  • McManus: Europe's continental drift

    RIMINI, Italy — You think we have it bad, caught between a stagnant economy and gridlocked politics? Then take a trip to Europe, where the economy is going not sideways but backward — and the politics are too. Europe's numbers should be...
  • Tiger Woods tests elbow at British Open course: 'It felt fine'

    Tiger Woods tests elbow at British Open course: 'It felt fine'
    If there were any doubts about Tiger Woods' determination to return from an elbow injury and play in the British Open this week, he pretty much put them to rest on Sunday. Stepping off an overnight flight to Scotland, Woods went directly to Muirfield...
  • Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden

    Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint charging self-proclaimed NSA leaker Edward Snowden with two violations of the Espionage Act and the theft of government property, the first step in a process they hope will bring him...
  • British Open: Watch Thomas Bjorn's shot break ESPN camera lens

    Is there a Best Buy anywhere near the site of the British Open? Because ESPN needs a new camera. Thomas Bjorn was on the first hole of the second round of the tournament Thursday, playing his second shot out of the rough. Several yards down the fairway,...
  • Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco

    Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Second-seeded Andy Murray came back from down two sets in the quarterfinals and kept alive his quest to become the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. With the crowd at Center Court roaring in support,...
  • Shakespeare's Globe wants to take 'Hamlet' to every country

    Shakespeare's Globe wants to take 'Hamlet' to every country
    To be or not to be. Etre ou ne pas être. ¡Ser, o no ser, es la cuestión! Shakespeare's Globe in Britain has announced that it is aiming to bring "Hamlet" to every country in the world as part of a tour beginning next year that will celebrate the 450th...
  • Royal baby, a blond, goes home; 'he's got her looks,' prince says

    Royal baby, a blond, goes home; 'he's got her looks,' prince says
    The future ruler of Great Britain -- all 8 pounds, 6 ounces of him -- emerged from St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday, swaddled in blankets and in the arms of his parents, William and Kate. A full head of blond hair poked out as the new Prince...
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  • Mayo: Complaints about FPL's SurgeShield program

    After I wrote critically about the SurgeShield lightning protection program offered by an FPL affiliate in my Sunday print column, I heard from some disgruntled customers who said the $10-a-month-forever service was not what they bargained for. Here's a...
  • Take Legislature, elections out of PSC process

    Take Legislature, elections out of PSC process
    We're supposed to believe that Florida's system for selecting the people who set our utility rates is fair and free of political meddling. That's a bigger fake-out than Manti Te'o's girlfriend. The Legislature controls the selection of Public...
  • Virginia lands millions for children's insurance

    Virginia lands millions for children's insurance
    Virginia received a bonus of almost $20 million Wednesday from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for its success in improving access to insurance for low-income children under the CHIP and Medicaid programs. The 2012 performance bonus was...
  • Small things can take dread out of electricity bills

    If you are dreading your next electric bill as much as your credit card bill this holiday, you need help. And Florida Power & Light is here to offer assistance, as well as fellow South Florida customers who have found useful ways to reduce energy...
  • A SunFest survival guide

    A SunFest survival guide
    SunFest is back, and the big, waterfront festival is expected to clog downtown West Palm Beach with at least 165,000 people Wednesday through Sunday. It's called the SunFest Music and Arts Festival for a reason: The event's 31st year brings plenty of...
  • Manatees flock to South Florida for winter

    Manatees flock to South Florida for winter
    The winter migration of manatees into South Florida accelerated over the past week, as the endangered mammals sought refuge from cooling temperatures to the north. An aerial survey in Broward County on Wednesday found 213 manatees, of which 145 were...
  • Chan Lowe: Rosie O'Donnell goes shark hunting

    Chan Lowe: Rosie O'Donnell goes shark hunting
    This was a local story, so it was hard to resist. You don’t have to be a tree-hugging environmentalist to be repulsed by the photo of Rosie O’Donnell and her smiling children standing proudly beside the bloody carcass of a magnificent specimen...
  • FPL advierte de fraude en el pago de facturas

    FPL advierte de fraude en el pago de facturas
    Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) está advirtiendo a sus clientes que ignoren ofertas de pagar las facturas de servicio porque lo que en realidad buscan esos individuos es información personal financiera. Cerca de 4,500 clientes han tratado de usar falsa...
  • Protest planned at Turkey Point

    Protest planned at Turkey Point
    The Turkey Point nuclear plant will be the target of a demonstration April 30, as activists gather to oppose Florida Power & Light’s plans for two new reactors. The Clean Energy Coalition – South Florida, an assembly of environmental groups...
  • Ahorrar electricidad: Manténgase fresco en verano

    Ahorrar electricidad: Manténgase fresco en verano
    Con el aumento del calor acercándose en julio, en el sur de Florida, los clientes podrían ver sus facturas de luz aumentando también. Las temperaturas del sur de Florida están previstas para que lleguen a la mitad de los 90 grados durante julio y agosto,...
  • Power plant in panther habitat wins zoning approval

    Power plant in panther habitat wins zoning approval
    A large power plant proposed for Florida panther habitat south of Lake Okeechobee passed an important hurdle Tuesday when the Hendry County Commission voted unanimously to rezone 3,127 acres of ranch land for the project. Eddie Garcia, a Palm Beach...
  • Power plant stacks to be demolished Sunday

    Power plant stacks to be demolished Sunday
    The 300-foot stacks of Florida Power & Light’s Riviera Beach power plant will be demolished Sunday morning to clear the way for a cleaner, natural-gas fired plant. Dynamite charges at the base of the stacks will cause them to collapse on...