Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana are now under a state of emergency because of the oil spill from the offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The fishing industry is at a standstill with hundreds of jobs and billions of dollars being lost in the economy. Wildlife is being endangered as are delicate ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
May 05, 2010||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
ORLANDO, Fla. - Stan Van Gundy turned to his assistant coaches on the Orlando Magic bench, unsure what to do with star Dwight Howard finally avoiding foul trouble and his team on his way to a blowout victory.
May 04, 2010|
By Antonio Gonzalez
The Associated Press
A sure sign that Cinco de Mayo is upon us is May's collection of food magazines featuring a plethora of Mexican fare. From tacos to tostadas to even making your own flour or corn tortillas, the recipe offerings make a terrific theme for entertaining at home.
May 04, 2010|
By Susan M. Selasky
Detroit Free Press
At about 11 a.m. Monday, Hall County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary in progress at a home in the 3500 block of Coker Road. Deputies found a Hispanic male and a juvenile still inside the home.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Crystal Bowersox rocks, it's plain to see. The folksy guitar slinger from rural Ohio has thus far dominated this lackluster season of "American Idol" with her vocal prowess and easygoing stage presence.