| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It won't be news to most readers that gas prices have risen substantially, and there seems to be no end in sight. I know people who have changed jobs simply because they couldn't afford their commute.
When people face the necessity of saving on their...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The federal damage assessment of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill should take into account the broader economic and social impacts of the 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research Council.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The trial of George Zimmerman began Monday with the laborious process of picking a jury that will decide the fate of the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:48 PM
It rained in Sanford, Fla., on Tuesday, just like it did exactly a year ago when Trayvon Martin died there.
The shooting death of an unarmed black 17-year-old at the hands of a part-white, part-Peruvian neighborhood watch volunteer in a gated...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster.
The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Princeton University was evacuated Tuesday morning after a bomb threat to "multiple, unspecified buildings on campus," officials said.
No further information was available about the threat, which created a logjam of traffic leaving the Ivy League...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:09 PM
State and federal authorities cleared the way Friday for Tesoro Corp. to buy BP's Carson refinery, the Arco brand and other assets, and the Texas oil giant agreed to California restrictions on prices, jobs and retrofits to protect the environment.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from.
Was BP’s sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman murder trial inched along on Tuesday as lawyers tried to uncover the politics and leanings of prospective jurors.
Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of unarmed...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE — New Senate President Don Gaetz wants to usher in ethics reform and greater health-care access, but he also pledged Tuesday to get to the bottom of this month's election fiasco — and he is pointing a finger at South Florida...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:32 AM
First, if anyone knows where to find cheap gas, please let us know. We could use a break from paying close to, or more than, $4 a gallon. As far as the pump price affecting engine performance or gas mileage,......