Kristen Brauer almost missed the earthquake.
All the signs are there. Raucous parties. Strangers who stay up late. Cars parked everywhere. An ever-changing rotation of RVs with out-of-state license plates. Beer cans. Wedding tents. Different faces every week.
RiverFest: Tampa shows off its freshly finished Riverwalk with activities (mostly free) at 11 locations, including the Mayor's Mac and Cheese Throwdown on Saturday and a Bloody Mary Festival on Sunday at Curtis Hixon Park. tampariverfest.com.
Did foreign interests curry favor with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by paying huge speaking fees to her husband?
WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign.
TAMPA — A DUI traffic stop on Saturday night quickly turned into two DUI traffic stops: Authorities said a 32-year-old woman crashed her car into the back of the Tampa police vehicle that had pulled over another driver on Kennedy Boulevard.
TAMPA — A crowd gathered outside a home after a funeral was targeted by gunfire late Saturday night, according to police, leaving two injured.
ST. PETERSBURG — The night before one of the most impressive starts of his career, Chris Archer knew chicken noodle soup wouldn't be enough.
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people.
WASHINGTON — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
Jeb Bush was a popular topic at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday in Washington. President Obama joked about Bush marking himself as Hispanic on a voter registration form and then, mocking the whole celebrity-laden dinner, had his alter ego ask, "Jeb Bush do you really want to do this?"
Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks this morning, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region.
This series feels over.
It's not. Not officially.
The Red Wings have three victories and it takes four to win a series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. But it sure seems as if the life has been squeezed out of the Lightning and that the Red Wings will finally put Tampa Bay away Monday night in …
WASHINGTON — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom."
TAMPA — For all the Lightning gained in its emotional, potentially series-swinging comeback win in overtime Thursday, it gave it all back — and more — Saturday night.