Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner was once considered one of the most conservative lawmakers in Congress. But when he started working with Democrats to get bills passed, the Tea Party wing of the GOP got mad.
Now, South Florida Republicans are defending Boehner's record.
South Florida U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo says Tea Party Republicans are to blame for deceiving their voters into thinking they could repeal Obamacare or defund Planned Parenthood.
ByMargie Menzel of the News Service of Florida•19 hours ago
The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet is calling on lawmakers to help the children of legal immigrants get health coverage through KidCare, a subsidized insurance program that serves children from low- and moderate-income families.
ByPhil Galewitz of Kaiser Health News•20 hours ago
Chronically ill people enrolled in individual health plans sold on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges pay on average twice as much out-of-pocket for prescription drugs each year than people covered through their workplace, according to a study published Monday in the Health Affairs journal.
The best place to see Cuba's Internet explosion is along the busy Havana thoroughfare known as La Rampa, or the Ramp.
Named for its sloping descent toward the sea, it is congested and loud. Still, crowds pack the sidewalks, office alcoves and driveways here to get online. They huddle within a few blocks of huge cell towers atop the Habana Libre luxury hotel. All eyes are glued to smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Raul Cuba, 41, types a lengthy Internet access code and password into his phone. He only learned how to log on a month ago.
About half of the junk Floridians left out on the curb in 2013 went into landfills, the other half was either incinerated or recycled. But the state would like to see less trash headed to dumps—just 25 percent—by 2020. So counties and cities have been trying to figure out how to get people to recycle more and trash less.
One of those experiments has been playing out in Hollywood for the past five years, and it has turned recycling into a game.
Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin was fired Monday after the team lost three of its first four games. This was Philbin's fourth season as head coach. Dolphins executive vice president Mike Tannenbaum announced tight ends coach Dan Campbell as Philbin’s temporary replacement.
10/07/15 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents, when we revisit the status of the Florida Everglades after decades-long efforts to restore natural water flow and habitats to Florida’s unique ecosystem.