For American Muslims – already in the eye of a political storm over the proposed mosque near ground zero in New York – a Florida pastor's Koran burning threat is seen as a teachable moment crucial to how the US public views Muslims and Islam.
Independent candidate Lawton "Bud" Chiles is dropping out of the Florida governor's race. He plans to back Democratic nominee Alex Sink. Republican candidate Rick Scott will announced Thursday that his Lt. Gov. will be State Rep. Jennifer Carroll.
A challenge to a 2006 law banning state university-funded travel to countries the US deems sponsors of terrorism was struck down Tuesday. Florida-based international scholars say the decision will disrupt studies.
Recent polls show Rep. Kendrick Meek with an increasingly comfortable lead in Florida’s Democratic Senate primary. In the GOP gubernatorial primary, state Attorney General Bill McCollum also appears to have an edge.
Many businesses are buying iPads for their employees, saying that it fills a niche not covered by desktop or laptop computers.
Medicare fraud, public corruption, gun rights, and immigration are being used by three conservative Republicans and two Democrats to distinguish themselves.
With airlines charging for checked baggage, the scramble for overhead bin space can get heated – as was apparently the case Monday, when one tussle led a JetBlue attendant to start hurling profanities at a passenger.
GM IPO: General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre says 'We want the government out. Period.'
Credit fraud allowed a California woman and Florida man to obtain millions of dollars in mortgage loans.
Baldwin Park, Calif., home of the first-ever drive-through restaurant – an In N Out Burger – has banned construction of new ones for nine months in an effort to curb obesity.