A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West: Russia's economy imploded.
Once again the people of Tampa were central to a historic, positive change for the Western Hemisphere.
"I sent my Christmas list to you in Google Docs. Can you help me edit it and then email it to Santa?"
Throughout modern history, journalists have put themselves in harm's way — giving up liberty and often life — to cover wars and terrorism around the globe. Without their eyewitness accounts we would be unaware of war's reality. John Cantlie, a British photojournalist, has paid the price for some of the work …
The Sony Pictures hack is important, and the Sony Pictures hack is terrifying.
For the Obama administration, the motivation for the moves to normalize relations with Cuba is clear. The embargo against Cuba is increasingly unpopular, even in parts of the Cuban-American community that long supported it, and the president has been eager to find areas of both foreign and domestic policy where he can …
The polar vortex blew into 2014, coating the first couple of months with snow and record-low temperatures across the country. Some climate change skeptics said the chilly phenomenon was evidence that the Earth isn't warming, while some scientists said the dramatic pattern was actually a symptom of climate change.
President Barack Obama's decision to radically shift U.S. policy toward Cuba is the latest and most striking example of a president unleashed from the hesitancy that characterized much of his first six years in office.
Nothing shakes up the political landscape more than the exciting arrival of a new, bold, spirited, youthful fresh face. And then there is Jeb Bush, 61, the Eddie Haskell of the Republican Party. Why that's a lovely dress you're wearing, Mrs. Koch.
And the Lens died for this?
Few civic debates have been as filled with frantic Sturm und Drang hand-wringing as what to do with the Pier, the city's answer to a rusting Yugo sitting on blocks in the front yard.
It's that time of the year. The tree is up, lights on the house, whispers of presents for the grandkids and a sense of awe as we proceed through the Advent calendar. For my wife and me, Christmas has always been a joyous time, filled with family, festivities and a sense of wonder.
Two years ago, Florida was offered $50 billion over 10 years as part of the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid to low-income families who didn't qualify under the current eligibility requirements.
Using convicted felon Dinesh D'Souza's ham-handed video America: Imagine A World Without Her, to force Florida public school students to watch a warped view of the nation's history would be like requiring children to sit through a screening of Saw (1 through 7) as a biology primer on proper dissection …
The War on Christmas is over. Jesus won.
That's the implication of a new Pew Research Center survey that finds nearly three-quarters of Americans (73 percent) believe that Jesus was literally born to a virgin. (About 40 percent of Americans say the Bible should, in general, not be taken literally but do believe in …
Elizabeth Warren's memoir begins with the story of a family in collapse. She was 12 years old when her father had a heart attack.
The Legislature is considering a bill that would mandate the showing of a conservative film to all eighth- and 11th grade students in Florida. I'm sure the supporters of the bill believe the documentary, America: Imagine the World Without Her, will help influence the students' political beliefs.
In his 2010 campaign for governor, Rick Scott promised to cut $1 billion from Florida's nearly $2.4 billion budget for the Department of Corrections.
A divided nation has finally united, if only for a while.
It is clear that our efforts to defeat the Islamic State have been inadequate. Half-measures will not work against a growing threat from radical Islamists who are uniting fractured terrorist groups around the world under one banner.
Most of us don't save enough. When governments try to encourage saving, they usually enact big policies to increase the incentives.