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Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to share stage in Fort Lauderdale

Jeb Bush will speak before the National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale on July 31, illustrating his campaign's goal of broadening the GOP message. …

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Tampa attorney loses a round in bid to unmask anonymous online critic

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Panel to decide whether to expand Hillsborough County Commission

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  1. One Direction reunites — in wax at Madame Tussauds in Orlando

    Florida

    All five original members of the British boy band One Direction have reunited — in wax.

    Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik of  One Direction in happier times, at the American Music Awards in November 2014. (Invision/AP)
  2. Dunedin festival's pinup contest captures 1940s flavor

    Events

    DUNEDIN — Ten female patriots are all dolled up and ready to serve their community.

  3. Column: Two ways to make death penalty cases fairer

    Columns

    The very day the Supreme Court upheld Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol, Florida moved to resume executing people. True, Justice Stephen Breyer's dissent laid a careful blueprint for declaring the death penalty unconstitutional, and with the court's 5-4 split and a presidential election on the way, abolition is a …

  4. Column: Cosby and the cost of hypocrisy

    Columns

    Though long a symbol of responsible parenthood — model TV dad, doctor of education, proud supporter of Temple University — Bill Cosby etched his legacy in stone with a speech in 2004 that took black parents to task. It became famous as the "Pound Cake" speech for this passage:

    Cosby acknowledged he intended to give drugs to women with whom he wanted to have sex.
  5. TV's Shark Week gives local events some bite

    Events

    Shark Week isn't something you watch in Tampa Bay. It's something you do.

    Times file (2014)
Alex Stout enjoys Shark Week at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa in August. This year's event is going on now, and continues through Sunday. Highlights include a shark talk on Friday, delivered from inside the coral reef tank, and a game in which children can figure out what sort of shark they would be.


    My Outfit Monday, vacation style edition: Three cities, three outfits

    I just got back from a one-week escape up the East Coast, a road trip up to Williamsburg, Va., with side trips to Richmond and Washington, D.C. It was relaxing. It was fun. It was, most of all, not Florida, with temperatures hovering in the low 80s for the most part and a glorious breeze. I wish I were still there....

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    Florida Chamber applauds 9 lawmakers but mourns 'missed opportunities'

    The Florida Chamber of Commerce has released its annual report card, a list of which lawmakers have found favor with the business group and which fell short....

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    For starters, Rays at Royals, twice, with Jaso back

    UPDATE, 1:22: Jaso said outside of getting up at 4 for a 6 am flight to ATL and then on to KC he is fine + ready to go, has played OF and is swinging well. The wrist still gets sore at times but nothing to keep him from playing....

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