| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
A Lake Worth man is going to Washington with a simple message: Fix the debt.
Julio Fuentes, president of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will appear at the national capital with other grassroots activists to plead with leaders to solve...
| Oct 28, 2012
Dear President Obama and Gov. Romney,
Four years ago, voters younger than 30 shaped history. They went to the polls in droves and helped make then-Sen. Barack Obama the nation's first black president-elect.
Your performance with young voters, Mr....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Welcome to what college students once called Alternative Spring Break — which, these days, is not so alternative and really isn't much of a break.
Though there may be no shortage of vacationing young people at Daytona Beach or Panama City this...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- About one-fourth of the nation's new jobs last month were created in Florida, a hopeful sign that the stricken state will slowly resume its customary role as an engine for economic growth over the next four years.
Economists say it might...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 7:51 PM
A tumultuous week ended with a bombshell that is sure to ratchet up the anger and tension surrounding the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
A series of 911 calls from the last moments of Trayvon's life were supposed to shed light on why police...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 9:00 PM
When "60 Minutes" profiled Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg earlier this month, the TV piece included a look at some of Zuckerberg's personal posts online. They showed that the 26-year-old billionaire, whose website has more than 500 million users, had...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse.
They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:41 PM
If friends or relatives tell you they have snagged a five-star Orlando hotel for their visit to Central Florida, a little skepticism is in order.
Orlando doesn't have any five-star or five-diamond hotels — at least not according to Forbes Travel...
| Dec 25, 2010
It's the holidays, the time of the year I search fruitlessly for someone — anyone — willing to accompany me on an ice-skating expedition.
This wasn't always such a problem.
When I was in high school, in a suburb of Miami, the gang always...
| Nov 25, 2010
Sure, Pleasure Island has resembled a ghost town for two years, but now it's officially dead. Walt Disney World announced last week its plans to rename and reinvent the area, the center segment of Downtown Disney.
Coming up is the Hyperion Wharf name....
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:08 PM
SANFORD — Most of the people demanding justice for Trayvon Martin did not know the teen, who was shot to death by a crime-watch volunteer.
But people in this community and beyond want to know how an unarmed 17-year-old who simply went to a nearby...
| Jan 8, 2012
Longtime readers of Orlando Sentinel editorials might think they've awakened in the Twilight Zone.
The Sentinel's editorial board has had some epic disagreements with hotelier Harris Rosen. Over a light-rail system between downtown Orlando and...