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Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russians, special counsel Robert Mueller said Monday, whi …

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Florida governor seeks money to speed up dike construction

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  1. Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code. GOP leaders are looking toward passage of the final package by the House and Senate next week, with the aim of sending …

  2. Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional N. Korea talks

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers that the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.

  3. Judge signals release of ex-Trump chair Paul Manafort to Florida home under curfew and GPS monitoring

    Politics

    A federal judge Friday said a bail package has been put together that would release former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort from home confinement in his condominium in Virginia and allow him to reside at his house in Palm Beach Gardens, but under a nightly curfew and on GPS monitoring.

  4. 4 Palestinians killed in latest Jerusalem fallout clashes

    World

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Four Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and dozens more wounded along with an Israeli officer in clashes across the West Bank and near Gaza's border Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump's announcement last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

  5. Winds temporarily calm on lines of huge California wildfire

    Nation

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but forecasters warned that conditions would remain dry and warm and the respite from gusts would only be temporary.

  6. Anger grows as Puerto Rico misses power restoration deadline

    Nation

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Union leaders representing Puerto Rico power company workers slammed local and federal officials Friday as the U.S. territory missed a deadline to restore 95 percent of power as promised by the island's governor.

  7. Top USF Health official leaves amid questions of assistant's special treatment

    College

    TAMPA — A high-ranking University of South Florida Health official has resigned amid internal concerns that he was giving special treatment to his assistant.

  8. Experts chart path for Hillsborough to grow smarter before sprawl takes over

    Local

    TAMPA — Nearly 600,000 more people will live in Hillsborough County by 2040, and if elected officials and county planners don't take bold steps now, the population boom will turn the county into the soulless sprawl of Anywhere, U.S.A.

  9. Know your candidates: Florida State House | District 58

    Elections

    A hard-fought Republican primary ended with the nomination of Lawrence McClure in October during a whirlwind special election cycle to replace state Rep. Dan Raulerson, who is stepping down for health reasons. The GOP winner faces face three less well-known candidates in the general election Tuesday, Dec. 19.

  10. Fueled by indulgence and machismo, restaurants are a hotbed for sexual harassment

    Consumer

    When Brenda Terry was 16 and living in St. Louis, she was a hostess and food runner at a sports bar where female employees wore cute, little cheerleading skirts. One night, she said, a patron grabbed her crotch. She ran to her management team and they demanded she point out the culprit. Turns out, it was a …

Unless Jameis Winston can practice more, Bucs may consider sitting him against Saints

The Bucs are considering sitting quarterback Jameis Winston for Sunday’s game at New Orleans unless he is able to practice more this week, although no determination has been reached....

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Andrei Vasilevskiy returns to the net tonight riding a career-best eight-game win streak.

Lightning looks for elusive road W vs. Panthers

The Lightning (9-2-1) return to a building that has haunted them in recent years – the BB&T Center, where they have lost their past five games. Included was a 5-4 loss to the Panthers (4-5-1) during the second game of the season....

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Sarah Gadon as Grace Marks in Alias Grace.

Review: 'Alias Grace' a spellbinding tale of true crime and quiltmaking

Grace Marks would rather be a murderess than a murderer, if given the choice between the two....

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