Ashton Kutcher made an unplanned cameo during a Florida Senate Transportation Committee meeting two weeks ago. Uber representatives presented a clip of the Two and Half Men star and Uber investor on Jimmy Kimmel Live blasting Miami for not changing longstanding laws to accommodate the upstart car se ... More >>
Alan Gross, a 64-year-old American serving a 15-year prison sentence in Cuba for setting up internet access for the island's Jewish population, has announced he's begun a hunger strike partially in response to revelations about America's secret efforts to start a "Cuban Twitter" aimed at youthful di ... More >>
Are you 305 till you die? Because that might mean you'll be 305 for a long, long time. According to a new study, Miami-Dade is one of the healthiest counties not only in Florida but also in all of America. It's in the top 10 percent of healthiest counties overall across the United States and the fif ... More >>
Kobe Bryant is the subject of a sobering New Yorker profile that follows the basketball icon as he enters the waning days of his playing career. Bryant takes aim at the Miami Heat during an interview. Not for anything basketball related, but rather, oddly, for the team's public tribute to slain Miam ... More >>
Gay marriage isn't legal in Florida, but apparently gay divorce is. Sort of. There have been a handful of Florida judges granting same-sex divorces in Florida that attracted little publicity. However, a new divorce case in Tampa seeks to dissolve not only the couple's marriage but also Florida's g ... More >>
Richie Incognito's strange public saga continues as he tries to make amends and appears to want to pretend that nothing ever happened. Last week he said he'd like to come back and play for the Dolphins despite there being little chance that's actually going to happen. Early this morning he also re ... More >>
Even the fiercest defender's of Miami-Dade's pride must admit we have our fair share of douchebags. Counterintuitively, a new "analysis" by real estate site Estately claims that of America's 100 biggest cities, not only does the City of Miami proper rank low on the douche spectrum, but Hialeah also ... More >>
What started in Guatemala and took a financial detour to Miami has now ended in New York. Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo pleaded guilty in a New York courtroom today to a charge of money laundering designed to hide bribes he had taken from Taiwan.
Protests have rumbled through President Nicolas Maduro's Venezuela for the past month, but in a televised press conference today, Hugo Chavez's successor seemed more concerned with what was going on in Miami and Washington, D.C. Maduro singled out Senator Marco Rubio and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinene ... More >>
One of the major hurdles in David Beckham's quest to bring a Major League Soccer team to South Florida is deciding on a place for the team to play. While reports suggest the team would start play at either FIU Stadium, Marlins Park or Sun Life Stadium, the long-term plan is to build a new soccer-spe ... More >>
It seems almost too obvious to state that a key requirement to being Lieutenant Governor is actually wanting to be Lieutenant Governor, but that's apparently something Governor Rick Scott didn't take into account during his long dragging search to replaced disgraced ex-Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll. I ... More >>
"Also posing a medical concern to the zoo: the status of Maude, an Asian elephant unable to move her bowels." -- an actual sentence in a Miami Herald story that comes with the partial headlines "elephant severely constipated."
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted this week that he smoked crack cocaine, while mayor, in a "drunken stupor." LeBron James was in Toronto last night for the Heat vs. Raptors game. Understandably, the only thing Torontonians, including sports reporters, can talk about is that their mayor smoked cra ... More >>
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland's sports legacy will always be that of the guy who asked a prospective player if his mom was a whore, and there's no evidence to suggest it will ever be anything more than that. The current Dolphins mess centering on race-baiting potato Richie Incognito, just th ... More >>
Well, Republican-turned-Independent-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist officially announced he's running for his old Governor gig again this morning, cementing one of the more improbable political evolutions in Florida history. Crist's name instantly started trending on Twitter, and the Twitoverse isn't ... More >>
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has pretty much admitted she values money more than justice. Bondi has come under fire for having the execution of a cold-blooded killer and rapist who committed ghastly crimes in Miami-Dade county postponed so that she could instead attend a lavish fundraiser th ... More >>
Yesterday in a column torn to shreds by our northern brethren over at the Pulp, Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino suggested that Tim Tebow would make an excellent choice for Rick Scott's next lieutenant governor. Hold your groans. It's actually a brilliant idea. So elegant, so bold, so perf ... More >>
Marco Rubio has never been shy about his rap fandom, telling GQ that Tupac's "Killuminati" is among his favorite songs and offering Spotify playlists packed with Kanye, Pitbull, and Flo Rida.But last night probably marked the first time Rubio took his hip-hop love to the Senate floor, where he quote ... More >>
Welcome to Miami. The beach is bangin'. Ditto the babes of both sexes. And the music is the effing best, bro. But while the rest of America might want to limit the MIA's music scene to its coked-out clubbers, horny Calle Ocho party crews, and ass-blasting rappers, Dade County has always been rife ... More >>
Facebook photo Jaclyn TorrealbaA well-known Miami DJ Juan Carlos Portieles, known professionally as DJ Seasunz, turned himself in yesterday afternoon after driving around with the dead body of his 18-year-old girlfriend, Jaclyn Torrealba. Police are charging the 30 year ... More >>
"Bulldog is to barbecue what Cuban food is to Pollo Tropical."
Media magnate Ted Turner famously got the idea for CNN International from Fidel Castro, and he remains unabashed in his admiration for the dictator. Turner made his debut on The O'Reilly Factor last night, and for once we are actually agreeing with Bill O'Reilly. Turner says he admires the bearded o ... More >>
Sorry Rosie, Diddy, and Gloria, but Iggy Pop may just be our favorite celebrity resident of the Magic City. CNN Travel caught up with Mr. Pop to talk about why he moved to the city. Apparently he was looking for a place that was like an "elegant coma." CNN: Is Miami similar to you as a person? IP: ... More >>