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  • Seattle Woman Burned In Blowtorch Attack Dies Just Days After Her Fiance Succumbed To Injuries

    Seattle Woman Burned In Blowtorch Attack Dies Just Days After Her Fiance Succumbed To Injuries
    According to family members, Katie Donahue, the Seattle woman fighting for her life in Miami has died from her burns.  Her fiance, Jesus Sanchez Vazquez, died Tuesday night from severe burns he suffered.  Both were attacked at a family gathering in Puerto...
  • Idealistic young doctors go 'Off the Map' in new ABC series

    Medical procedures aren't always by the book, especially for doctors working with limited resources in the South American jungle. Three young medics get that education fast in "Off the Map," a seriocomic, scenic ABC series from Shonda Rhimes and fellow...
  • Hurricane forecasters to tour Caribbean in a WC-130

    Hurricane forecasters to tour Caribbean in a WC-130
    Forecasters from the National Hurricane Center are preparing to tour a bunch of exotic destinations around the Caribbean later this month. It might sound like fun, but they actually have an important mission: urge residents to prepare for the upcoming...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Frederiksted and Christiansted, St. Croix

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Frederiksted and Christiansted, St. Croix
    The largest of the trio of U.S. Virgin Islands (the other two being St. Thomas and St. John), St. Croix is also the easternmost point of the U.S. Christopher Columbus discovered the island in 1493 and named it Santa Cruz, which means Holy Cross, before...
  • DST set to arrive early Sunday morning

    DST set to arrive early Sunday morning
    The recommended amount of sleep for the average adult is around nine hours, but many Americans will only get eight hours come early Sunday morning. That’s because Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 a.m. Sunday. Hoosiers should set their clocks...
  • Time to Spring Forward, Daylight Saving Time Begins

    Time to Spring Forward, Daylight Saving Time Begins
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- It's time to spring ahead to daylight saving time. The official change takes place at 2 a.m. on Sunday. The change means one hour less of sleep, but will result in an extra hour of sunlight in the evening.. Not everyone in the U....
  • Sun Sentinel celebrates its centennial

    Sun Sentinel celebrates its centennial
    Started on a lark and published on "vegitable wraper" by an educator with a decidedly broadminded concept of spelling, the journalistic forebear of today's Sun Sentinel first rolled off a humble press on March 14, 1911. It was called The Daily Herald and...
  • AT&T offers free calling, texting to Japan

    AT&T offers free calling, texting to Japan
    AT&T announced it has implemented international calling and texting support efforts for U.S. residential wireless and wireline consumers trying to connect with loved ones in Japan, following last week’s tragic earthquake and tsunami. Effective...
  • The 1940s: War turns city into an armed camp — but it keeps on growing

    A world at war forced an interruption in the city's swift growth. Though far from actual hostilities, Fort Lauderdale was on a firm war footing because of its proximity to the sea and enemy vessels. The city became an armed camp. Artillery was mounted...
  • Walgreens "Play like a Pro" Sweepstakes

    Walgreens "Play like a Pro" Sweepstakes
    Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. 1. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. To enter, completely fill out the official sweepstakes entry form or print...
  • A taste of the 'real' Puerto Rico

    A taste of the 'real' Puerto Rico
    Nobody seems to notice as the sun descends toward the shimmering sea. Children frolic along the beach as their parents sit nearby, chatting and playing cards. An old man snores contently in a hammock. Young couples embrace in the shelter of a shallow...
  • Book review: 'Unfamiliar Fishes' by Sarah Vowell

    Book review: 'Unfamiliar Fishes' by Sarah Vowell
    Sarah Vowell is an intellectual melting pot. Her cleverness is gorgeously American: She collects facts and stores them like a nervous chipmunk, digesting them only for the sake of argument. Her curiosity is fueled by indignation. She insists, like a...