Wives Ruthie Berman and Connie Kurtz, perhaps the nation’s best-known senior lesbian couple, will be officially declared pioneers of the LGBT movement on Saturday at The Biltmore Hotel. “The gala is to honor us for the work we’ve done for many, many years,” said Berman, 82, who lives with Kurtz, 79, in West Palm Beach.
On the eve of Super Bowl weekend, Jason Robins, a 34-year-old Miami Killian High graduate from Kendall, explained to the Miami Herald how he went from a sports-crazed self-described “tech geek” to No. 8 on Fortune’s latest “40 Under 40” list of the most influential young people in business.
The family of slain missionary Mike Riddering holds a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at their home church, Hollywood Community Church. Mike Riddering was killed in when al-Qaida militants attacked a hotel and café favored by Westerners in the capital of Burkina Faso last month. Mike's wife, Amy, plans to return to the West African country to continue working to educate orphans and women and teach village leaders leadership skills.