While researchers have sometimes connected weather extremes to man-made global warming, usually it's not done in real time. Now a study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for a harsh winter that mercifully has just ended in many places.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has a 5 percentage point lead in Colorado over Democrat Hillary Clinton in a possible 2016 presidential matchup, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The secretary of the Homeland Security Department put the agency's former internal watchdog on administrative leave Thursday following the release of a Senate report that concluded he was too cozy with senior agency officials and improperly rewrote, delayed or classified some critical reports to accommodate President Barack Obama's political appointees.
The suspension of peace talks between Israel and Palestinians on Thursday delivered the harshest blow yet to Secretary of State John Kerry's ambitious, if perhaps quixotic, hope of ending the decades-long impasse at the cost of focusing on other crises around the world. But Kerry refused to accept defeat, saying "we will never give up our hope or our commitment for the possibilities" of Mideast peace.
Michelle Obama is ready to celebrate the art of fashion.
Two Republicans competing for Minnesota's U.S. Senate nomination on Thursday accused a leading GOP contender of ducking tough questions, marking the first real skirmish in the race to determine Democratic Sen. Al Franken's fall challenger.
The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules today that would let Internet service providers charge companies to move their content through a speedier lane, a “pay for play” model that opponents say will kill net neutrality.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) isn't attending a Republican dinner in Moline because he says he disagrees with past statements from a pastor asked to speak at the event.
The chairman of the German soccer team Schalke is drawing criticism for suggesting his team would accept an invitation to Moscow from President Vladimir Putin. The Russian energy giant Gazprom is a team sponsor.
Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the first lady his resume.
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- Kerry warns of new sanctions if Russia doesn't 'change course'
- Cuban government halts some travelers to island
- NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting
- US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards
- Fla. House poised to ok changes to state pension
- FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes
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- St. Thomas Sparling dazzles
- Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins could fall to Miami Dolphins in second round
- Mercedes-Benz Miami Corporate Run a party with 25,000 in attendance
- Miami Marlins Christian Yelich thriving in leading role
- Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey still in holding pattern
- Monarch pulls away to reach semifinals
- Southwest wins GMAC volleyball title
- St. Thomas boys meet Belen in quarterfinals
- March hotel occupancy dips in Miami-Dade
- Merged American Airlines swings to record profit
- Miami Lakes-based BankUnited’s first quarter profits rise
- Royal Caribbean Cruises reports lower-than-expected profits
- Florida House votes to regulate e-cigarette sales
- Coral Gables drug company to make new medicine available at no cost
- Florida’s Do Not Call list has grown since fee was eliminated
- Net Element closes on $11.2 million in financing
- Elizabeth Warren writes of family, politics and growing up poor in new memoir
- Center for Literature and Theatre promotes Spanish poetry contest
- Florida: Da Vinci exhibit held over through July 7
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- Quick trips: A bonanza of blooms at Central Florida gardens
- Canadian cruise provides a bit of northern exposure
- As Cubans move on, face of Little Havana changes
- How to choose an assisted living facility
- Cuba Gooding Jr to divorce, Al Gore’s daughter marries
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- Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO
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- Myles Chefetz, Michael Schwartz dominate Miamis fine-dining scene
- PAMM’s ‘Caribbean: Crossroads of the World’ exhibit is tumultuous, thought-provoking
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