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Which charities have canceled galas at Mar-a-Lago Club? How much money is at stake? Catch up on the story with our Q&A

In the last five days — since President Trump said there were “fine people” among those marching in a violence-plagued “Unite the Right” demonstration in Charlottesville — the president’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida has been deserted by 14 charities that use its ballrooms for fundraisers.<p>Those …

Donald Trump

All of the charities backing out of Mar-a-Lago events in response to Trump’s handling of Charlottesville

US president Donald Trump is facing fierce backlash following his response to the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va. last weekend, which left one person dead and dozens injured. Now Mar-a-Lago, the president’s swanky Palm Beach, Fl. resort, is feeling the repercussions.<p>A dozen …

Donald Trump

Wide-eyed mother stopped by police with three-year-old toddler on backseat struggles with roadside sobriety test

Shocking dashcam footage has emerged of an allegedly drunk and drugged mother stumbling around and behaving erratically after being pulled over …

Crime

Woman charged with child abuse ‘after driving drunk with child in backseat’

A woman from Florida has been charged with child abuse after she was caught driving while under the influence with an unrestrained child in the …

Crime

Newswire: The Secret Service is running out of money to follow Trump around

President Donald Trump’s reluctance to tweet from anything but a gold-plated toilet, as well as First Lady Melania Trump’s reluctance to be in the same room as him, have already left the Secret Service struggling to pay its agents, according to an exclusive report in <i>USA Today</i>. The “expanded …

Movies

Video shows Florida mom's arrest after .200 breathalyzer test

Newly released video shows the moment a Florida woman was arrested Thursday, after she was caught swerving and failed a breathalyzer test with an unbuckled child in the back of her car.<p>Brandy Lerma, 31, of Boynton Beach, was spotted by a tow truck driver swerving all over the road and almost hit …

News (U.S.)

Donald's Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week

Another charity announced that it was cancelling plans to hold a gala at US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club - the ninth to cancel a …

Donald Trump

Seven Charities Pull Their Galas Out of Trump's Mar-A-Lago

The Salvation Army and American Cancer Society are among those that will no longer hold fundraisers on Trump property<p>In a week where Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Major charities dump Trump’s club after Charlottesville drama

How fast things change in <b>Donald Trump</b>’s world.<p>In April, Mar-a-Lago, the president’s private club in Palm Beach, was the hottest place to be in South …

Donald Trump

He woke up to three teens robbing his cars — so he shot one of them with an AK-47, police say | Miami Herald

A man in Panama Beach City, Florida, thwarted an attempted robbery outside his home this past Sunday when he shot one of the three suspected burglars …

Crime

5 more charities drop Mar-a-Lago fundraisers

Five more charities announced Friday they were dropping plans for fundraising events at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, as the administration continues to feel the backlash from business groups after the president’s handling of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, …

Donald Trump

Charities Are Pulling Their Events from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort

Continuing a trend of mass exodus from the orbit — or perceived orbit — of President Trump in the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, eight …

Donald Trump

Charities cancel events at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club

After the president’s remarks blaming violence at a neo-Nazi rally on ‘both sides,’ the Red Cross and others cancel fundraiser at his property<p>The American Red Cross has said it will cancel its annual fundraiser at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida.<p>The charity is the sixth …

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Carrier donates more than 500 air conditioning and heating systems to Habitat for Humanity

Meredith Emmerich, managing director, Carrier, Ductless & Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems, spearheaded the campaign to donate the systems and …

Construction

Clean Cuisine: An 8-Week Anti-Inflammatory Diet that Will Change the Way You Age, Look & Feel

• Overview<br>• Editorial Reviews<br>• Product Details<br>• Related Subjects<br>• What People Are Saying<br>• Meet the author<p>Overview<p><b>What you eat matters more than how much you …

Jack Nicklaus

Riviera Beach Man Held Without Bond After Allegedly Setting Fire To Apartment With Children Inside

A Florida judge denied bond for 22-year-old Velmando Williams, who is being accused of locking three children in a bedroom before setting fire to …

Crime

Homer expected to make “huge impact” on UM running game | Miami Herald

Joseph Yearby declared early for the NFL draft. Gus Edwards transferred to Rutgers. Trayone Gray is coming off a torn ACL. Robert Burns is recovering …

College & University

Man Pretended to Be Cop, Then Beat Up Woman, Police Say

Terrifying moments after Palm Beach County woman is pulled over by a fake officer. @WPTV pic.twitter.com/EoJ8xK71LP<p>— Tania Rogers (@TaniaRogerswptv) …

Policing

Tiger Woods cites 'significant progress' as toxicology report reveals THC, pain meds

Tiger Woods had multiple pain, anxiety and sleep medications, as well as THC, in his system when he was arrested on Memorial Day on suspicion of DUI, …

Golf

Comcast expands its $9.95/monthly internet services for low-income households

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, which offers discounted broadband service to low-income households, is speeding up and expanding its reach, …

Internet

Knight Foundation names 107 finalists in 2017 Knight Arts Challenge Miami

MIAMI – Aug. 14, 2017 – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today named 107 Knight Arts Challenge Miami finalists, all of whom are vying for a …

The Arts

Solar eclipse rules set for South Florida schools opening day | Miami Herald

For some kids, the end of summer vacation already feels like the end of the world. This year, there’s additional confirmation: On the first day of …

Education

How To Spend The Perfect Weekend In Palm Beach County, Florida

How do you envision the perfect weekend getaway? Do you see yourself drinking cocktails and eating delicious food? Or do you see yourself relaxing …

Florida

Woman dies after scuba diving off Florida's Atlantic coast | Miami Herald

A woman has died after scuba diving off Florida's Atlantic coast.<p>Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokesman Deputy Eric Davis said in a Palm Beach …

Florida

Ex-CBS NBA writer arrested for ‘beating up’ 70-year-old dad

This apparently wasn’t the first time former CBS Sports sportswriter Ethan Skolnick beat up his father, but an attack Wednesday prompted his mother …

Crime

Competition Heating Up At USLA Lifeguarding Championships

• Kelsey Cummings, Jenna Solberg, Chris Linkletter, Coral Berrry – LA County Surf Life Saving Association, Calif.<br>• Madison Feldman, Zoe Colomer, Renae …

Swimming

Urban Schools Join Forces on Instructional Materials for English-Language Learners

The Council of the Great City Schools has organized 11 districts in an effort to jointly buy instructional materials for English-language learners, …

Education

From Alaska To Florida, States Respond To Opioid Crisis With Emergency Declarations

Public health officials and others concerned about the nation's opioid crisis are hailing President Trump's decision to declare it a national emergency. A Presidential commission on opioids said in its interim report that an emergency declaration would allow the administration to take immediate …

News (U.S.)

Thriving To End Homelessness

We Each Have Something To Do, And In Doing, We Help Ourselves As Much As Another.<p>On an average night in America, more than half a million men, women …

Arianna Huffington

14-year-old and her 7-month-old baby missing in Palm Beach County | Miami Herald

A Palm Beach County teenager and her 7-month-old baby have been missing since Tuesday.<p>Laneijah Durham, 14, and her son Ashton Durham might have been …

Florida