When the news broke Friday that Gen. David Petraeus was stepping down from the CIA over an affair, the old adage that "every crazy story has a tie to Florida" seemed like a stretch. What possible link could the Sunshine State have to Petraeus' unwise liaison with his biographer?Doubt Florida's insid ... More >>
Most moms are worried sick when their sons and daughters are deployed to serve in the Middle East. Not, apparently, Paula Barker of Volusia County. She's been arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from her son while he was deployed with the Marines in Afghanistan.
Read My Lips"Pacific Time will remain open through the summer." -- Jonathan Eismann to Short Order, June 16, 2010 Pacific Time shut its doors two weeks ago.I Hear The War In Afghanistan Is Going Pretty WellLes Halles has also halted service, the ominous Temporarily closed for renovations sign pos ... More >>
Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
One of the horrors of fighting a war against a loosely-organized group of insurgents, like the United States is currently doing in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the ever present threat of seemingly random attacks. But what if there was a mathematical pattern that could be used to predict those attacks? W ... More >>
Just Yesterday, we were talking about a Joe Scarborough Senate run in 2010. And why not? If Charlie Crist doesn't run, former Rep. Joe "I Have a TeeVee Show" Scarborough sounds just as good or better than Connie "Hey, Remember my Dad?" Mack IV, Vern "Not Katherine Harris" Buchanan, and Marco "Check ... More >>
Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet
A terrorism survivor and expert digs into the bin Laden dilemma