With a huge uninsured population, and a legislature that refuses to carry out the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Florida has been a focus of national efforts to promote enrollment in the ACA's federal health insurance exchange.
Students will gather from all corners of the country for the competition and the southeastern region will be represented by student entrepreneurs dealing in everything from web design to fashion to software.
The eight day trip started out with an absolutely must see stop at the Tsukiji Fish Market at 5 a.m. Even at that hour the place is bustling with activity.
Americans have had enough of the GOP's ideological agenda. Republicans are simply out of sync with where America is today, and the polling proves it.
Last fall I drove around America and wrote a book about it. One reason I did that is that the traditional institutions whose role has been to explain ...
On Monday, Disney announced that they would be changing their theme park policy for guests who have disabilities.
My students, most of whom were African American, began to cry. They said, "Professor, they killed Emmett Till, Malcolm X, Dr. King, and those four little girls in Birmingham. They still follow us, harass us, and are still killing us because of our race. Will it ever stop?" I responded, "Only when you make it stop."
After grazing the west coast of Florida in my previous blog, let me take you now to the east coast, the side that starts at the Georgia border and ends at the very bottom of the Florida Keys, via Miami.
We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider. If you want a price as dreamy as these trips, don't wait for the first snowfall to make your reservation.
Decisions on what types of plants to use in urban landscapes can have consequences for our endangered species. For example, many non-native plants are used as ornamentals in urban areas, but some have escaped and become established in surrounding natural habitat.
Florida is a long and skinny state, a true peninsula. From head to toe (Pensacola to Key West) it's 832-mile long, and can be done in about 15-18 hours, on a good day.
What do California, Nevada, Florida and Texas have in common? If you guessed that they are all states highly populated by Latinos you are correct. And if you guessed that all of these states also have dismal records of appointing Latinos to executive level positions, correct again.
Climate Change Driven Drought a Driver of Syria Conflict says veteran foreign policy consultant William Polk in The Atlantic. Like the drought that mo...
Calls for a national catastrophe fund are about bailing out fiscally irresponsible states that have set insurance prices far below costs and are now left to wonder how their state-run insurer is going to pay homeowners their insurance claims.
Vacationers, by the thousands, flock to South Beach crowding the streets, hotels and restaurants. But if you prefer a luxury Miami vacation, away from the throngs, you can find swank havens in Mid Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Aventura and on Fisher Island.
One of my favorite times to visit Walt Disney World is during the holidays, and in particular at Halloween, when the park holds Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. Just because it's the spookiest time of the year doesn't mean it can't be magical as well!