A somewhat surprising number of Florida's biggest and most influential newspapers have come out against medical marijuana. The Orlando Sentinel, the Tampa Bay Times, and the Florida Times-Union are just a few. None of those editorials actually bashes the idea of medical marijuana. They're cool wit ... More >>
Yesterday, David Beckham's team of investors and real estate advisers unveiled an ambitious plan to build a soccer stadium atop what is now a boat slip on Biscayne Bay. "We want to bring the world's greatest game to the world's greatest city," said Beckham's Bolivian billionaire business partner, Ma ... More >>
Right or wrong, the rest of the nation has been side-eyeing Florida ever since the George Zimmerman verdict came down. Even though the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law was not ultimately used as part of Zimmerman's defense, a new petition is circulating online in which signees claim they'll boy ... More >>
In the lakeside tourist city of Granada, Nicaragua, visitors strolling along La Calle Libertad come upon a blue Colonial-style building with a small sign reading, "Salon La Libertad." On a recent afternoon, a slim Cuban-American woman with short blonde hair and intense blue eyes chats on her cellpho ... More >>
The most dramatic thing about Genting Group's new plans for the Miami Herald site is how unambitious they are. Ten months after sending shockwaves through Miami by unveiling ostentatious plans that called for giant undulating towers surging into the sky around a full-service casino, the Ma ... More >>
David Rivera dressed as a UPS man for some reason. (Click to enlarge.)Here's a disturbing contrast in the way the U.S. media approaches political scandals: One congressman accidentally tweets a picture of his boxer-brief-clad boner, and a week's worth of wall-to-wall media coverage ends in teary ... More >>
photo by Tim ElfrinkRubio in 2012: It started tonight.Marco Rubio is running for president in 2012. It's not official, of course, and maybe even Rubio himself hasn't decided whether to seek the highest office in the land. But at the raucus party tonight at the Biltmore, it sure seemed like Rubio' ... More >>
Some parents are never prosecuted. Antonio Balta got 20 years.
A cop left Eric Brody brain damaged 11 years ago. His family still hasn't received a penny of compensation.
Scenes from the life of a racing greyhound.
Whatever the outcome, Dhafir Harris does it with no fear.
What was contaminating our drinking water? Who knows - Dade officials stopped looking.
The legislature helped taxpayers, but not in the Magic City
Where your humble state legislators work hard by day and play hard by night
The politics of AIDS funding in black Miami
Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.
From the grave eco-saint Marjory Stoneman Douglas has spawned a neighborhood dispute of historic proportions
The fight may be about houses in the Everglades, but the battle is about Miccosukee independence by paula park
When Hugh Westbrook pioneered hospice care, his organization saw to the needs of the dying. Fifteen years later nothing has changed -- except the politics and the profit margins.