The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling. Black smoke belched into the night sky. By the time dawn broke over the Venezuelan capital April 1, nothing was left of the building but a charred ... More >>
National magazine journalism may be coughing and gagging its last breaths, but public radio is giving print reporters hope. In an email to supporters late last night, WLRN-Miami Herald News Director Dan Grech announced the station is reopening its Americas Desk. Even better: The desk will be helmed ... More >>
"The bodies slump on the ground next to a car parked in the store's drive-through lane. The car is a white Dodge Intrigue with Colorado plates like mine and a soapy For Sale sign scribbled onto its tinted back glass. Two bullets flew through the passenger-side window, one for each person in the car. ... More >>
John ZurFar East CafeThe largest Chinatown outside of Asia is found in San Francisco. The city that columnist Herb Caen called "Baghdad by the Bay" boasts some of the most diverse, and incredible Asian cuisine in the country. Miami, which has come late to the Asian-fusion trend with restaurants s ... More >>
The dangers of war, deployed or not: Soldiers hold vigil at Fort Hood, TexasFourteen-hour work days in ungodly heat in a city full of Al-Qaeda operatives and insurgents intent on killing you. Daily visits from soldiers whose minds have been shredded, if not by shrapnel than by the stress of fight ... More >>
The Terminator is back. Plus 39 other movies we can't wait to see this season.
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.
The director assigns motive to Dubya's MO, but at this point, who cares?
When every member of Florida's 124th Infantry returned from Iraq alive, it seemed too good to be true. It was.
Eduardo Michaelsen paints in obscurity far from his Cuban roots
A populist in Miami? Sure enough, as I was waiting for a vodka tonic at the crowded cash bar, John Edwards somehow materialized and took the stage to cheering. He had blown into town for, among other things, a fundraiser at the Rusty Pelican, with its wide-open views of the Magic City’s skyline ... More >>
In Opa-locka, gang warfare, drug dealing, and decay are a way of life
Does Barack Obama embroider his own history for political effect?
A fired Herald columnist chatters anew
Why We Fight probes America's passion for war
Suffering from a stifling case of Wynter blues
The Miami Film Festival goes global
Florida's Seabee reservists went to Iraq to help, not fight. But they fought and died
Note to Miami's Kerry boosters: All politics is local
This Miami-Dade Transit special report is brought to you by the letters K, L, and S and by the numbers 3, 11, and 27
When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't very good
A small cadre of exile fanatics now controls the Bush administration's Cuba policy, and Fidel Castro couldn't be happier
Democrats come to Florida to fight over a party platform and what happens? No fighting!
Michael Moore goes Bushwhacking in Fahrenheit 9/11
Ralph Nader looks at Florida and sees a decadent Democratic Party
Primal screen therapy
Howard Dean is aiming for the White House, but first it's Miami Beach
A quirk of history now brings forth Holocaust tales from an unlikely place
What happens if you're not good or evil, but somewhere in between?
Personal financial embarrassments and allegations of sexual impropriety have done nothing to spoil Derrick Miller's political fortunes in Opa-locka
Welcome to Miami Beach's annual Winter Music Conference, where the elite meet to discuss the future of the beat
Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000
k.d. lang was almost buried on the lone prairie. Now she's caught fire with a hot new album.
George Bush knows how to make war. Bill Clinton can play the sax. But it's Elvis Presley who's really in charge here.