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April 10, 2015 5:11 PM Florida's governor can't deny this: Palm Beach County just hired a global warming official

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is one of the most ardently contrarian governors in the U.S. when it comes to climate science, having directed his state agencies to avoid using terms like "global warming" and "climate change" altogether. But his skepticism doesn't necessarily mean that nothing is being done to prepare for climate change in Florida, which is the nation's 41

April 10, 2015 5:09 PM Cornwell: Jameis Winston 'not ready to be an NFL player off the field'

VILLANOVA, Pa. — David Cornwell, lawyer for top NFL draft prospect Jameis Winston, told a tale of two trophies Friday in recounting Winston's meeting early last month with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Though the star Florida State quarterback has had off-the-field issues, including a sexual assault allegation that resulted in no criminal charges 26

April 10, 2015 4:10 PM The Staying Power of Snapchat

Ahhh, Snapchat. The unruly, misbehaved teenager of the social media family that we can't help but love. Through the years, we've watched the app evolve from a glorified platform for exchanging nudes all the way to the international and journalistic hub of information it is now. Somehow, someway, Snapchat's millions of users and the little ghost that could 24

April 10, 2015 3:28 PM Encryption becomes a part of journalists' toolkit

At a workshop at Medill School of Journalism's Washington, DC newsroom, David Reese (left) helps Amy McCullough (right), an editor for Air Force Magazine, install PGP encryption for her email. Behind, Aaron Rinehart helps Sarah Kinosian, a human rights worker, do the same. WASHINGTON -- When whistleblower Edward Snowden used an email encryption program 22

April 10, 2015 2:27 PM Mao parody song gets harsh reverberations

You can think of Bi Fujian as China’s modern-day Dick Clark: the popular, everyman host of a weekly TV talent show and a familiar face anchoring the most-watched New Year’s program. But after entertaining friends at a private banquet with a snarky song criticizing Mao Zedong – a performance captured by one attendee’s cellphone camera – Bi this week found 15

April 10, 2015 11:42 AM Review: Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘The Discreet Hero’

As a chronicler of South American deaths and lives foretold, Mario Vargas Llosa has no peer. Honing a style pitched between the mock grandiloquent and the declarative force of journalism, his career has lurched from the rococo splendor of 1989’s In Praise of the Stepmother, with prose fit to match the prints of Old Masters included, and the matter of fact retelling 35

April 10, 2015 10:06 AM The Savannah syndrome: Why Rand Paul and rivals are being tested by media hazing

Not a single ballot has been cast in the 2016 presidential campaign, but we’re deep into the Media Primary. There’s an unusual degree of friction with the press this early in the game. But these dustups can be revealing when it comes to gauging how candidates handle pressure, how quick they are on their feet, and whether they have the discipline to stick 123

April 10, 2015 7:04 AM Distinguished Gentleman Eddie Murphy heads to D.C. for Twain Prize

EDDIE MURPHY will be awarded the nation's top prize for humor this year by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The center announced yesterday that Murphy, 54, will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 18, so he has six months to come up with something to say (unlike his "SNL 40" appearance). The humor prize honors those 32

April 9, 2015 10:42 PM Why Rand Paul's greatest strength is also a weakness

Sen. Rand Paul's unconventional stands on various issues could appeal to a broad array of groups, including tea partyers, African-Americans, Millennials, and libertarians. But those stands could also appear incongruent. Washington — If the public has learned anything about Republican Rand Paul since he announced his presidential candidacy on Tuesday 15

April 9, 2015 9:38 PM Former Newsday, LA Times Publisher David Laventhol Has Died

David Laventhol, an innovative editor and publisher who led Newsday and the Los Angeles Times to expanded, prize-winning coverage, has died at age 81, a longtime associate said Thursday. Howard Schneider, who worked under Laventhol as a reporter and editor at Newsday and is dean of the journalism school at Stony Brook University, said Laventhol's family 14