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Pentagon delivers new guidelines on transferring detainees to Guantánamo

Pentagon delivers new guidelines on transferring detainees to Guantánamo

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has given the White House its new policy guidance on transferring detainees to the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a critical report intended to outline whether the Pentagon backs promises President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail to fill the prison with “bad […]

When she was a UM summer band camp student, she says, this music teacher had sex with her

When she was a UM summer band camp student, she says, this music teacher had sex with her

Before he became an elementary school music teacher in Miami, Justin James House worked as a counselor at a University of Miami summer musicians‘ camp five years ago. That‘s where Miami-Dade police say House, now 31, engaged in a sexual act with a 16-year-old female who was attending the Frost […]

Chris Bosh drops price more than $2 million on Miami Beach house

Chris Bosh drops price more than $2 million on Miami Beach house

The price of former Miami Heat center Chris Bosh’s Miami Beach house has been dropping like, well, Bosh’s clutch three pointers once did. Bosh, who was forced to curtail his career after being diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs in 2015, has been trying to sell the behemoth on […]

‘Lost in Space‘ fans lust after the sexy robot. ‘Y‘all need Jesus,‘ Netflix says

‘Lost in Space‘ fans lust after the sexy robot. ‘Y‘all need Jesus,‘ Netflix says

The folks at Netflix seem confused by what‘s happening with their reboot of the 1960s TV series “Lost in Space.” People are lusting after the robot in the show. More to the point, they love his buns of steel. I just called the lost in space robot “sexy” and my […]

The Optimism Challenge: Find good in what‘s next for Dolphins, Heat, Marlins and Panthers

The Optimism Challenge: Find good in what‘s next for Dolphins, Heat, Marlins and Panthers

The Miami Marlins are the hottest team in baseball. You could actually have awakened Wednesday to say that, and without sarcasm or irony. They‘d won four games in a row and six of the past seven, the only loss by one run. It wasn‘t a mirage. Might not last, or […]

U.S. releases Guantánamo convict to Saudi Arabia in first transfer of Trump era

U.S. releases Guantánamo convict to Saudi Arabia in first transfer of Trump era

The U.S. military on Wednesday sent home to detention in Saudi Arabia an al-Qaida terrorist who has admitted to war crimes and testified against other al-Qaida fighters, the first transfer in or out of the Guantánamo detention center in the Trump administration. Pentagon officials confirmed the airlift of Ahmed al […]

Lynching memorial a long overdue recognition of racism’s victims

Lynching memorial a long overdue recognition of racism’s victims

We must admit up front that we’ve only seen photos and read stories about the powerful memorial to lynching victims that recently opened in Montgomery, Ala. Those are enough to convince us that the stands among the most honest and significant markers of shameful corners in America’s past. The six-acre […]

Miami Republican helps Trump team turn up pressure on Venezuela

Miami Republican helps Trump team turn up pressure on Venezuela

Former Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Trujillo made his jump to Trump administration official when he was sworn in Wednesday as U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States. He is a critical part of the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to turn up the pressure on Venezuela and Cuba. Vice President […]

Military plane that crashed near Savannah was on final flight. No survivors found, officials say

Military plane that crashed near Savannah was on final flight. No survivors found, officials say

Puerto Rico officials confirmed Wednesday afternoon there were nine people on board a C-130 Hercules military cargo plane that crashed on Georgia Highway 21 around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to . There were reportedly no apparent survivors. The reported that the plane is from the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. […]

Marlins win in extra innings for fourth win in a row

Marlins win in extra innings for fourth win in a row

Cameron Maybin nearly ended it with one swing, launching a long fly ball that curved foul by a few feet. “I knew it had a chance,” Maybin said. “I was talking to it, but it wasn‘t listening.” No matter. Maybin followed his near miss with a triple and came home […]