Make us your home page

Tampa-Cuba trade and tourism ties hindered by embargo, confusion


JPMorgan Chase to cut 65 jobs in Tampa


  1. Tampa Bay lands cover of state's LGBT travel guide


    Two men, hand in hand, walk down a nighttime street, their path illuminated by a bright movie marquee sign. This glossy shot is the cover of the state's new LGBT Getaway Guide, which will reach some 225,000 potential tourists across the United States.

  2. Column: 500,000 elected officials in U.S.


    With Tax Day just over two weeks away (ha, ha, happy Tuesday morning!), it seems like an appropriate time to entertain a common non-Tax-Day-specific gripe: Government is expensive and big and pays for things I don't want. Very good; complaining about taxes and the size of government is timeless, if recently very much in …

  3. Angelina Jolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards

    The Feed

    LOS ANGELES — The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck.

    Angelina Jolie accepts the award for favorite villain for "Maleficent" at Nickelodeon's 28th annual Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. [Associated Press]
  4. Taste test: Dark chocolate-covered blueberries

    Taste Test

    Chocolate bunnies have nothing on some of the new chocolate-covered berries we hope to find in our Easter baskets this Sunday. We sampled six brands of dark chocolate-covered berry candies with pleasing results. While most were purchased on the candy aisles of local grocery stores, we definitely detected fruit in a …

  5. Easy weeknight meals: Asparagus Fettuccine with Lemon and Pepper and more


    Mon | Meatless meal

    Asparagus Fettuccine With Lemon and Pepper (recipe below) is a fitting recipe to celebrate spring. The recipe doesn't call for it, but I'd be tempted to add some big shaves of Asiago or crumbles of goat cheese.

    Tues | Refreshing

    Fifteen of 16 mock drafts have the Bucs taking Jameis Winston with the first overall pick in the draft.

    Mock Draft Monday: Jameis Winston not unanimous, but it's close

    Thanks to some help on Twitter, I found a reputable mock draft that has the Bucs picking someone other than Jameis Winston at No. 1 overall....


    CBS News poll

    Jeb Bush leads national poll

    Jeb Bush is the top choice among Republicans nationally, according to a new CBS News poll....


    Grant Balfour pitches against the Yankees last week in a spring training game in Port Charlotte.

    For starters, Rays vs. Orioles

    UPDATE, 10:15: Raul Ibanez, who took himself out of the running for the Rays managerial job to spend more time with his family, has been hired as a studio analyst by Fox, reports.