| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:08 PM
Heavy rain and strong wind from Tropical Storm Isaac pounded parts of south Florida on Sunday, but the threat to the state lessened as forecasters said the storm would move west of its originally predicted path.
Isaac, which should strengthen into a...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Virginia Tech backup defensive end Dadi Nicolas was reinstated to the football program Thursday after receiving a deferred disposition in Montgomery County General District Court for his not guilty plea to a charge that was reduced from a felony to a...
| Sep 5, 2010
| 4:14 PM
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:59 PM
Enock and Gisele Plancher, parents of University of Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher, said they felt an intense obligation to pray for hours after their legal victory.
"We had to say thank you because we got justice," Gisele Plancher said...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 5:04 PM
| May 8, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Described as passionate and stubborn, charismatic and calculating, Jean-Claude Brizard is the new face of reform for Chicago's distressed public school system.
Shaped by his humble roots in Haiti and forged in battles with school boards, parents and...
| Oct 31, 2010
Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat ( Princeton University Press: 181 pp., $19.95) "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 10:38 PM
— Last Memorial Day, Sen. Dick Durbin traveled to a conference at a luxury beach resort on Tunisia's Mediterranean coast.
The Democratic senator and his wife, Loretta, stayed at The Residence Tunis, which is part of the exclusive "Leading Hotels of...
| Jul 24, 2011
Retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who became the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and guided military and humanitarian efforts in the post-Cold War era of the 1990s, has died. He was 75.
Shalikashvili died Saturday...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 11:12 AM
| Mar 11, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Just as Egypt has been cast as the Twitter revolution, so Friday's massive Japanese earthquake and tsunami was destined to become the Twitter disaster.
In 140-character bites, the story unfolded: the shock and terror; the sense of human frailty mixed...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Manuel Noriega en route to his homeland. Manuel Noriega, the onetime military dictator of Panama, was being flown home Sunday after two decades in U.S. and French prisons and facing yet more jail time in Panama....