| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy.
In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.
Her main devotion...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:02 AM
'The Way of All Fish' By Martha Grimes. Scribner, 352 pages, $26.99
Martha Grimes is best known for her novels about British police detective Richard Jury, his aristocratic friend Melrose Plant and other residents of the postcard-perfect town of Long...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
For author Brian Jay Jones, it's not easy finding a biography of Jim Henson.
Of all the surprising revelations he uncovered about the late entertainer, inventor of The Muppets, puppet-maker of "Sesame Street" and the voice of "Ernie" (of "Bert and...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Evelyn Perez-Verdia is hoping to use her passion for politics bring a new awareness of the Hispanic community to Florida politicians and create a love for politics among Hispanics.
Her new website, Political Pasión, is aimed at the nation's fastest...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The pros of equipping police with body cameras: They provide an accurate depiction of arrests, confrontations and more benign interactions between officers and the public. They supposedly keep both sides in check, deterring bad behavior by criminal...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A new electronic tool may help doctors determine if a senior is at risk of taking a tumble.
Not by testing their balance, though, but by taking a hard look at their medications.
Patrick Hardigan, a public health professor at Nova Southeastern...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:08 PM
In the 1960s, a group of Broward leaders who called themselves the Oatmeal Club regularly met to discuss the county’s future. Their idea to start a college produced Nova Southeastern University, now ranked the ninth largest not-for-profit private...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:30 AM
The continuing civil unrest in Venezuela has prompted a massive U.S. mobilization — of Florida politicians.
Democrats and Republicans are taking plenty of shots at each other as they try to make themselves look good and sway the state's critical...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Febrero es el mes dedicado a crear conciencia sobre la importancia del cuidado del corazón. A continuación te comparto algunos eventos en Florida en los que tú y tu familia pueden participar para apoyar:
En todo EEUU
El Día Nacional de Vestirse...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:26 PM
There's no date, and the participants aren't certain, but a general election debate in the governor's race is almost certain to be held in Davie.
That's become the go-to city for statewide televised debates in high-profile Florida elections, but this...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Melissa Manchester: The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter has released 20 albums, the most recent of which was "You Gotta Love the Life" a blend of covers from Cole Porter to Rodgers and Hammerstein. She may choose one of those elegant songbook classics...