She was the emerald-eyed knockout of Havana society, and everyone knew her as Naty. She belonged to the Havana Country Club and lunched aboard yachts. She was married to a distinguished surgeon, and they lived in one of the best neighborhoods in the city.
ISTANBUL, Turkey — In a modern twist on a self-preservation tactic used by cautious kings and pharaohs, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is having his food tested before he eats — not by a human taster, though, but in the lab.
TOKYO — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday.
Tampa Police rescued a mixed-breed dog Wednesday evening that someone tied with a belt to railroad tracks in Sulphur Springs and shot multiple times.
TAMPA — On the same night his former team faced the Washington Generals across town, USF coach — and former Harlem Globetrotter — Orlando Antigua was the one presiding over a laugher.
TALLAHASSEE — A plan to scale back testing in Florida schools cleared its first vote in the Florida Legislature on Wednesday, winning the approval of the Senate Education Committee.
“With this bill, Florida legislators are protecting developers and Big Ag at the expense of the public,” said an e-mail blast from David Guest, managing attorney at the Florida office of Earthjustice.
TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by five Department of Corrections investigators who claimed they were retaliated against for exposing a cover-up involving the death of an inmate at a Panhandle prison in 2010.
TALLAHASSEE — A potential budget crisis is fueling a new conversation about Medicaid expansion in Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's planned purge of the leaders of three state agencies is hitting roadblocks as Cabinet members say he's moving too hastily and not giving the embattled directors a chance to defend themselves.
ST. PETERSBURG — The duel between Seabiscuit and War Admiral, two of the greatest racehorses in history, has lived up to its billing in 1938 as the "match race of the century."
SEOUL, South Korea-Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after being attacked in Seoul by an assailant carrying a blade, officials said.
WASHINGTON — A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's …
TAMPA — The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is seeking permission to build a new hotel tower alongside its most profitable casino.
TAMPA — A 19-year-old man is facing a manslaughter charge in the death of his co-worker last month outside a Tampa hotel.