(Editor's Note: This is the acceptance address of Carol Marbin Miller, Miami Herald senior investigative reporter, delivered June 9 in Lake Mary, after she had been presented with the 2016 Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism. The Hansell is the highest award the Florida Society of News Editors gives. Marbin Miller won for a body of work, including "Bitter Pill," on how Florida rations care to children in need. What she said to Florida's editors and reporters hits home with arresting clarity this week. Read on:)
June 16, 2016 - 6:00am
June 15, 2016 - 6:00am
Is anybody else as disgusted as I am, watching Democrats race to erect their political podiums in the blood of the Orlando nightclub victims?
June 14, 2016 - 7:00am
Of the fighting faiths that flourished during the ideologically drunk 20th century, anti-Semitism has been uniquely durable. It survives by mutating, even migrating across the political spectrum from the right to the left. Although most frequently found in European semi-fascist parties, anti-Semitism is growing in the fetid Petri dish of American academia, and is staining Britain's Labour Party.
June 14, 2016 - 6:00am
Decoupling currently is and has been a hotly contested subject and remains on the legislative menu for this coming year. We expect the issue to quickly boil to the surface again during the next legislative session.
June 13, 2016 - 5:30pm
Diversity isn't the good word liberals would have you believe.
June 13, 2016 - 9:00am
This is our Paris. This is the week we mourn together. As one nation. This week we know no party, we know no prejudice. This is the week we all as Americans suffer loss together, come together, and resolve together that we will not fall to the architects of terror.
June 13, 2016 - 7:00am
It was inevitable that we would one day seek ways to kill ourselves with society's blessing.
June 10, 2016 - 1:30pm
Bob Poe revealed in the video on this page that he is HIV positive.
June 10, 2016 - 10:00am
If Thursday's South Florida Water Management Board meeting in Fort Myers sounded like deja vu all over again, that's because the annual "buy land, move the water south" campaign is back.
June 11, 2016 - 6:00am
With reports that the U.S. government and Cuban regime have discussed the possibility of releasing convicted Cuban spy Ana Belen Montes in exchange for Joanne Chesimard, who killed a New Jersey police officer and has been living in Cuba for decades, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., expressed his firm opposition to the idea this week:
June 10, 2016 - 7:00am
The morning after, the nation awakes asking: What have we done?
June 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Sitting on the sun-dappled terrace of the House of Lords, watching the Thames flow, Lord Nigel Lawson explains that the June 23 referendum, which he hopes will withdraw Britain from the European Union, was never supposed to happen. It is, he says, the fulfillment of a promise Prime Minister David Cameron expected to be prevented from keeping.
June 8, 2016 - 12:30pm
I will always espouse the ideals of libertarianism. I am a libertarian by nature and could not comprehend another way to bring about positive change in our society. However, I have learned over the course of several years that while the ideology is sound and right, the party that surrounds the ideology is no better than any other and in some ways can never bring about the change we need.
June 8, 2016 - 7:00am
Standing on my hotel balcony in the predawn hours, I gaze out over several dimly illuminated swimming pools abutting a small manmade lake and a golf course.
June 7, 2016 - 9:15pm
What's up with Gwen Margolis?