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These identity thieves clearly feared neither man nor God

Four North Miami-Dade residents -- Naomie Maitre, Willie Smith, Daryl Pugh and Lloyd Scott -- have been convicted in federal court after committing car burglaries at gas stations, daycare centers and even a church to gain information for use in a massive identity theft scheme. A fifth indicted co-conspirator, Christopher Simpson, remains a fugitive.

Politics

Airline unions wary of more competition hope for an ally in Donald Trump

Unions representing Southwest Airlines and NetJets plan a rally at the White House on Tuesday to decry a permit issued by former President Barack Obama to allow Norwegian Air access to more American flight routes. The unions say Norwegian’s business model will lead to fewer American jobs and hope President Donald Trump will intervene to block the Obama administration’s decision.

Politics

States – like Congress – are divided on replacing Obamacare

Senate Republicans say they’ll insure more Americans than President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act. But states seem likely to look at the latest health care proposal with a partisan eye. In Republican-led Kansas, one lawmaker was quick to embrace the idea. But in blue-state California there was caution over the Patient Freedom Act proposed by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Susan Collins of Maine.

National

Slippery Mexican drug lord El Chapo’s new US home is called tougher than Guantanamo

The Metropolitan Correctional Center, the rust-colored fortress in New York City where hundreds of federal inmates are housed, was described as less hospitable than Guantánamo Bay by one inmate who had been incarcerated at both. This is where federal agents brought Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the drug lord known as El Chapo, when he was extradited to the United States last week after two escapes from high-security Mexican prisons.

Politics

Today in Trump tweets

Trump announced he was meeting with automobile executives and promoted a photo of the crowd that attended his inauguration at the U. S. Capitol.

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Videos

Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director

Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo was sworn in as CIA director, just an hour after the Senate confirmed him. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office.
C-SPAN
Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director 1:02

Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director

Minnesota governor collapses during speech 0:44

Minnesota governor collapses during speech

Video catches vandal wrapping bacon on door handle of mosque to offend Muslims 2:21

Video catches vandal wrapping bacon on door handle of mosque to offend Muslims

What it's like approaching Pluto - NASA releases breathtaking video 1:48

What it's like approaching Pluto - NASA releases breathtaking video

Flashback Miami

Christmas in Miami

Through the years, Miami has celebrated the holiday season with reindeer on snowless rooftops, lights twined around palm trees and sleds parked firmly on green grass.