Senators approve Assembly amendments in 24-14 voteGov. Jerry Brown has given little indication whether he will sign SB 277Sen. Ben Allen, who co-authored bill, is confident of Brown’s support … Click to Continue »
Gay rights advocates said Louisiana had been the last state to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses. … Click to Continue »
Out of money, cut off by its creditors, its banks shut, the struggling country will vote Sunday on whether to accept painful cutbacks in return for desperately needed financing. … Click to Continue »
A new website run by FIU and the National Hurricane Center will help Spanish speakers prepare for hurricanes. … Click to Continue »
Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna had high expectations entering the season, but their second year with the Miami Marlins isn’t going exactly as planned. … Click to Continue »
Wildfires chased residents from neighborhoods in Washington state, where 24 structures burned, and in California, where flames raged uncomfortably close to a historic mission. In Alaska, rain helped suppress fire activity.
A deadly rampage by several hundred inmates at an understaffed Nebraska maximum security prison in May started when too many prisoners were allowed to leave their cells at once to get medication, according to an investigative report released on Monday.
Tampa Bay's Grady Sizemore homered with one out in the seventh inning, ending Cody Anderson's bid to pitch a perfect game in his second career start for the Cleveland Indians.
At least 33 senators and 83 House members say the flag should go. That appears to meet the two-thirds majority needed from both chambers to move the battle flag. … Click to Continue »
Two people were in critical condition Monday night after being shot in a Miami Gardens residential neighborhood. … Click to Continue »
Anti-abortion advocates insist that the ruling, while at least a short-term victory for abortion providers, isn’t as sweeping as those groups hope. … Click to Continue »
It may now be legal in Colorado, in Washington state and elsewhere to possess and smoke marijuana, but federal laws outlawing its use – and rules that make it a fireable offense for government workers – have remained rigid.
Team USA coach Jill Ellis won’t let critics sway her decisions when her team faces Germany in Tuesday’s Women’s World Cup semifinal. … Click to Continue »
Under the regulations, private-sector workers who make up to $50,400 a year will be guaranteed the right to earn additional pay if they work more than 40 hours per week.
Francis Roig was charged with second-degree murder Monday after police say he stabbed his mother to death at their home. … Click to Continue »
“With the wind blowing away from us, it was like we were watching a natural disaster within arm’s reach,” one witness said. … Click to Continue »
Campaigning in South Carolina, where residents are still reeling from a white gunman's massacre of nine black churchgoers, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told voters Monday that he removed the Confederate battle flag from the Florida Capitol grounds in 2001 when he was governor.
The attorney for a former California real estate developer who bilked millions of dollars from investors says his client would have finished development projects that went belly-up if not for the 2007 housing collapse.
Dr. Rachel Davis testified that Holmes’ statement was one of many disorganized, nonsensical comments he made while hospitalized in November 2012, after running into walls and falling backward off his bunk in jail.
A Las Vegas car dealership accused of using deceptive ads reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission with the help of Nevada's former attorney general. … Click to Continue »
The card, which has been in the same family for more than 150 years, could fetch up to $50,000. … Click to Continue »
A passenger on one of Japan’s high-speed bullet trains tried to set himself or herself on fire Tuesday, causing smoke to fill the carriage and forcing the train to stop, Japan’s transport ministry said.
Rob Schamberger is a very talented artist from Kansas City, painting the superstars and divas of WWE. … Click to Continue »
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Groaning under at least $73 billion in debt, Puerto Rico – which is being called “America’s Greece” – is staggering down a path towards default, a scenario that could ripple across cities and states that depend on bonds for building everything from schools to stadiums.
A Kendall father shot by a much-reviled neighbor in a dispute over dog excrement has died, a Miami-Dade police source confirmed late Monday. … Click to Continue »
The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, more than doubling the current threshold and extending overtime protection to about 5 million workers.
The western part of Miami-Dade County and Northeastern Broward faced the brunt of the storm, which included downed trees and blocked roadways … Click to Continue »
Anyone under 18 who is caught hanging out after 11 p.m. during the week and midnight on the weekends in Miami will get a citation and a ride home. … Click to Continue »
Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. … Click to Continue »