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  • Boko Haram chose its victims for a reason -- to stop progress

     Boko Haram chose its victims for a reason -- to stop progress
    Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. The region in...
  • Hurricane Center: El Niņo Could Lead To Relatively Quiet Season

    The hurricane season is expected to be relatively quiet because of an El Niņo weather pattern warming the central and eastern Pacific Ocean this summer or fall, researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. In its...
  • NOAA predicts slow Atlantic hurricane season

    The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
  • Living Here: Fishing

    Living Here: Fishing
    With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options. It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...
  • Living Here: Beaches

    Living Here: Beaches
    Thanks to the ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and multiple rivers, beaches are plentiful in Hampton Roads. So, weather permitting, break out your blanket and sunscreen and head for a beach near you. Gloucester Gloucester Point Beach Park. 1255 Greate Road,...
  • After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved

    After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved
    Hidden in the dense sawgrass or buried in the deep muck of the Everglades are the mysterious wrecks of numerous aircraft. Some were drug planes that fled federal agents, others were private aircraft that ran into trouble or vintage warplanes that...
  • Simon Cowell crosses the Atlantic to welcome baby son Eric

    Simon Cowell crosses the Atlantic to welcome baby son Eric
    Simon Cowell raced across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and it was worth the effort: His son with girlfriend Lauren Silverman was born in New York on Valentine's Day. Cowell, 54, hopped a jet in London after getting word that Silverman was in labor and...
  • Creativity, comfort thrive at the top 11 South Florida restaurants

    Creativity, comfort thrive at the top 11 South Florida restaurants
    This is part two of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. Did someone say “Let’s eat”? Dining out in South Florida offers an array of limitless options, but who has limitless time to go through all of them?...
  • South Florida's 11 best public golf courses

    South Florida's 11 best public golf courses
    This is part one of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.   One of the perks of retirement — make that a big perk — is taking time to play as much golf as you can fit into your schedule. And Southeast Florida...
  • Meet the Beatles -- in books

    Meet the Beatles -- in books
    On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: An inspiring story of 50 Jewish children, saved

    In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
  • Beyond the Black History Month hit parade

    Beyond the Black History Month hit parade
    Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...