There are few things more heart-wrenching than a child in need of a family. Unfortunately, in Florida, as in all states, there are too many children in foster care who lack a stable, loving family to care for and nurture them. Finding a suitable foster or adoptive home can be a challenge, particularly for older children …
Residents of St. Petersburg draw near and pay heed. Soon, very soon, a man from the east will descend into your midst, a man of indeterminate hair color, a man of even more indeterminate age, a man who has never met a woman he could not resist complimenting.
The email landed in my in-box in early March.
This is the essential unanswered question remaining from 9/11: While the hijackers were inside the United States, did they act alone or did others facilitate them?
Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed his 2016 presidential campaign Monday, but an apparent musical analogy in his announcement speech was a bit off-
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If you worry a lot, fear not — your anxiety just might be a sign of high intelligence. The idea has been around for a while: The adage that ignorance is bliss suggests the reverse, that knowledge involves anguish. Now it's starting to get some scientific validation.
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, we know a lot more about how to respond to oil spills at sea as well as the physical, chemical and biological consequences of a deepwater oil well blowout. But paradoxically, there has been a stunning lack of progress on national policies regulating ultra-deep drilling …
Earth Day this week is the time once a year when we pause to reflect on our appreciation for the planet.
Do politicians who talk about governing for the 21st century mean it?
Regarding the April 14 article "Former Sen. Bob Graham pursues claims of Saudi ties to Sept. 11 attacks," I would like to provide some facts that will help your readers better understand the truth involving the erroneous reports of a Sarasota family's alleged connection to the 9/11 attacks.
Visa requirements are an interesting but overlooked indicator of international relations. Most countries require non-nationals to get visas before they enter their borders, but the requirements can differ a lot.
A few days ago, Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch proposed drafting a county ordinance that would ban people from building backyard gun ranges.
Insert a "Duh!" anywhere you want here.
Recently, in a program sponsored by the Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, I had the privilege of presenting 25 of our city's most accomplished young women as debutantes. It was a great honor that I will forever treasure, however, I hope that it looks a little different by the time my Nia takes …
Subject: Hillary Clinton wants to be president of the United States.
When I came to Florida to fish in 2000, I saw sparkling, blue-green water flooding into its lagoons and estuaries and roseate spoonbills roosting in mangroves. Since then dramatic changes have occurred and, as seasoned guides will tell you, there just aren't as many fish left. What happened in 15 years?
I am a fairly new physician assistant who has been working in a very specialized field of medicine called thoracic medical oncology. But I can already see that a key way to provide better care — and to prevent controlled substance abuse — is to grant both physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners …
Thanks largely to state protections, there are still Florida black bears, just as there have been for thousands of years.
Imagine him in the last week of his life, 150 years ago today. Shuffling, clothes hanging loosely on the 6-foot-4-inch frame, that tinny voice, a face much older than someone of 56. "I am a tired man," he said. "Sometimes I think I am the tiredest man on Earth."
The shooting of Walter L. Scott in South Carolina prompts the question:
Much could happen before U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's expected announcement that he will run for president.