Spam is the gold standard for food imperishability. The expiration date on cans says two years, but Phil Minerich, vice president of research at Hormel, claims they write that "To help the customer move it through. We don't want it to be sitting on the shelf for 12, 15 years."The canned meat prod ... More >>
Terry Jones, the press hungry pastor of a tiny Gainesville church that damn near caused an international incident by promising to host "Burn a Koran" day, has decided he's going to run for president. Because that's exactly what we need: more wackos people running for president! In his press relea ... More >>
Efraim Diveroli, the young Miami Beach gun runner who stirred national outrage two years ago with a fraudulent a $300 million Pentagon ammunition deal, listened with downcast eyes yesterday as a federal judge read aloud his sentence: four years in prison, a $250,000 fine and $149,000 in restituti ... More >>
Standing before a row of undocumented Miami-Dade College students downtown this morning, Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek urged Congress to pass a long-debated bill that would give college graduates and military members a quick path to full citizenship. Democrats plan to attach the DREAM Act to a def ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Indicted Miami Beach weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli is still making millions of dollars from the U.S. government.
It is common knowledge among conservative bloggers that the mainstream media was totally in the tank for Barack Obama during the whole election, but now that he's actually president, it seems they don't really know what to do with themselves. So they've reverted back to the only thing they've known ... More >>
This morning President Obama signed the order to close Guantanamo, as he has been promising to do for weeks, but it is unlikely the doors to the detention center will close anytime soon. That's because no one is sure what to do with the 250 or so people still detained there. An estimated 100 detaine ... More >>
Over the weekend, the Pentagon airlifted a slew of reporters and a handful of family members of 9/11 victims to Guantanamo Bay to watch the latest in the trial of five prisoners.What was mostly meant as a photo op turned into a genuine, huge news story when all five detainees, including 9/11 masterm ... More >>
Why We Fight probes America's passion for war
Groovy music and good vibes at Greynolds
Presidential advisor Karen Hughes draws a crowd at Books & Books, a very, very divided crowd
Thanks to generous taxpayers like you, Miami's top Coast Guard officer has a very swanky address
The new Memphis
The day the music died
Is Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver a lying little weasel? Absolutely, absolutely.
Attorney John Mattes led a crusade on behalf of lost commandos. Now he wants his millions.
Battling cancer, veteran pol Dante Fascell talks of war, Cuba, and a lifetime of putting Miami on the map
Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.
With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment
Friends (and Money) in High Places
For an agency renowned for spending thousands on a single toilet seat, the Pentagon sure sells cheap
Bill Clinton wants the military to stop discriminating against gays. Florida's top academic officers apparently couldn't care less.