2 months ago | Education
Long ago, Archbishop Curley Notre-Dame High School diffused a potentially explosive situation. I was the young, aggressive Miami-Dade County beat reporter for Miami Today. I had lunch with Norman Powell, at the time a high-powered ...
3 months ago | Longform
Sixteen years ago, hanging chads sent the nation into a spiraling constitutional crisis. For a month after the November 7, 2000 election, America panicked. Would Texas Gov. George W. Bush or Vice President Al Gore become the new commander-in-chief...
4 months ago | Politics
We now live in a day and age where a former congressman running for his old job can’t peruse the sex toy aisle at Spencer Gifts in peace. Just ask Joe Garcia, who is leading polls in the Democratic primary for the 26th congressional district curre...
1 year ago | Longform
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, his face contorted in a scowl, doesn't get up to greet Alex Villalobos when the big-eyed 42-year-old state senator enters the dimly lit office connected to the executive suite of Tallahassee's Capitol building. It's early Ma...
2 years ago | Politics
Dozens of union workers sporting red, purple, and yellow T-shirts file into a sweltering auditorium on the grounds of the Greater Bethel AME Church in Overtown. As a speaker whips the crowd into a chant — “Fight for ’15! Fight for ’15!” — a pudgy,...
2 years ago | Media Watch
In the fight for a Jewish state 67 years ago, Charles Winters took part in a clandestine mission to equip Israeli freedom fighters. Winters helped supply the Israelis with military planes, including three B-17 bombers dubbed “the Hammers” that str...