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Miami Gardens Police Chief Stephen Johnson fired after arrest for soliciting a prostitute

Miami Gardens Police Chief Stephen Johnson, hired last May to rein in a department reeling from accusations of racial profiling, was fired Friday night after being arrested on a charge of soliciting a prostitute in Dania Beach.

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Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.

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At conservative gathering, Sen. Marco Rubio wins applause, laughs

Before a mostly-full ballroom at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, Sen. Marco Rubio, the Republican and potential presidential candidate recounted his personal history, one that took his parents — with little money, no connections, and limited education — from Cuba to South Florida.

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As Jeb Bush woos conservatives, most cheer, some walk out

Conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham took to the stage at a major gathering of conservative activists, lambasting what she says has been a “coronation” by party “elites” to choose Jeb Bush, and declaring the former Florida governor is too similar to Hillary Clinton to defeat her.

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South Beach

South Beach, the mecca of sexy and glam, has seen its fortunes surge and recede over the years. Take a look at the history of Miami Beach's famous epicenter.

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