| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:28 PM
MOSCOW — Francena McCorory laughs off her status as No. 6 on the 2013 year list for the women's 400 meters.
"Doesn't mean a thing, nothing, zero," she said after taking her first step toward proving that list all wrong.
With a 50.56 performance,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Usain Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica, won his second 100-meter world title by avenging an early-season defeat to American Justin Gatlin on Sunday in rainy Moscow, but the victory came with little fanfare.
The usually ebullient Bolt ...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:07 PM
MOSCOW — Francena McCorory started strong in Monday's 400-meter final at the world track and field championships, but faded after the 300-meter mark and finished sixth.
"I'd be lying if I told you I wasn't disappointed right now," McCorory said...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
| Sep 23, 2012
"A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing."
Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Edited by Colin Channer
Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original
Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," expects a "lively" conversation at his panel on guns in America at the 18th annual Los...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances.
American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
| Nov 11, 2012
Brand-name shoutouts and high-profile product placement are as much a part of 007 movies as Bond's tuxedo or Q's gadgetry, and with "Skyfall" hitting theaters at the same time the film franchise marks its 50th anniversary, it's never been easier for...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Authenticity is everything to David Muir.
The Sunrise-based photographer’s first book “Pieces of Jamaica: The Real Rock Edition” (Words2Print Media Group, $45) is all about getting to the “realness” of the island nation....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Spirit Airlines on Thursday resumed its seasonal service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
The Miramar-based ultra low-cost carrier is offering twice weekly non-stop flights (Wednesday and...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
San Pedro Sula's Olympic Stadium in Honduras is the site for the World Cup qualifying match of Honduras vs Mexico on Friday, March 22, live at 4pm ET on Telemundo‘s Rumbo al Mundial. Andrés Cantor will call the play-by-play action, with analysis by....