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Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against Moore
FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, in Dora, Ala. Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they're voting for Moore for U.S. Senate, but the state's senior U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby didn't vote for Moore. Polls show Moore in a tight race with Democrat Doug Jones. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

3:16 am Sunday, December 10, 2017

In his sternest rebuke yet, Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said repeatedly Sunday his state can "do better" than electing fellow Republican Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate, making clear that a write-in candidate was far preferable to a man accused of sexual misconduct. Days before...
FBI report on black 'extremists' raises fears of targeting
In this Nov. 17, 2017, photo, the cover page of a FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is photographed in Washington. The report is stirring fears of a return to practices of the Civil Rights era, when the agency notoriously spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a former Alabama senator whose career has been dogged by questions about race and his commitment to civil rights, did not ease lawmakers’ concerns when he was unable to answer questions about the report or its origins during a congressional hearing on Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

3:10 am Monday, November 20, 2017

An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn't target specific groups, and the...
GURMAN, Steven D.

1:11 am Thursday, July 27, 2017

GURMAN, Steven D. Steven D. Gurman, of Lake Worth, FL, formerly of Swampscott and Beverly, MA, passed away on July 19, 2017 at the age of 69. He was the husband of the late Claire Gurman, (Tenenblatt), son of Saul and Eva Gurman, of Beverly,, MA, brother of Robert Gurman and his...
EXCLUSIVE: Don’t cut care to 23M, do reform drug prices, AMA head says
The president of the American Medical Association, Andrew Gurman, visits the Palm Beach Post to talk about health care reform in West Palm Beach on May 22, 2017. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

8:49 am Friday, May 26, 2017

The American Medical Association’s top officer said in a visit to The Palm Beach Post he cannot support pushing 23 million people out of health coverage, but President Donald Trump could be on to something with talk of bringing down high drug prices. “It’s certainly...
“POST TIME:” Why do Boca Raton area’s streets have British names?
Developers in the late 1950s gave more than a dozen streets British names in Boca Raton.Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post

12:00 am Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Readers: Yes, this is our second straight week of Boca Raton-based columns; just coincidence. Over the 17-plus years of Post Time, we have a few unsolved mysteries. Some have stumped us altogether, despite tremendous effort; others we just didn’t get to right away. Awhile back...
Tearful Kimmel monologue precedes warning to Fla. on Obamacare repeal

6:25 pm Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel tearfully spoke of his son’s heart surgery and asked Congress not to raise costs on sick people, rousing Obamacare supporters and irking backers of a proposed GOP health overhaul — with one calling it “cheap.” On Wednesday...
Travel Ban Spotlights U.S. Dependence On Foreign-Born Doctors

5:00 am Thursday, February 16, 2017

Patients in Alexandria, La., were the friendliest people Dr. Muhammad Tauseef ever treated. They’d drive long distances to see him, and often brought gifts. “It’s a small town, so they will sometimes bring you chickens, bring you eggs, bring you homemade cakes,&rdquo...
Court blocks ‘bad deal’ in halting Aetna-Humana merger, AMA says

3:21 pm Monday, January 23, 2017

A federal judge’s ruling Monday that blocks Aetna’s proposed $37 billion merger with Humana drew praise from opponents who said it would give the combined firm too much power in places such as South Florida. Aetna is reviewing the opinion and will consider an appeal...
Doctors Raise Concerns For Small Practices In Medicare’s New Payment System

5:00 am Thursday, August 25, 2016

Dr. Lee Gross is worried. He has practiced family medicine in North Port, Florida, near Sarasota, for 14 years. But he and two partners are the last small, independent practice in the town of 62,000. Everyone else has moved away, joined larger groups, or become salaried employees...
The best fast food, picked by the world’s top chefs
Customers dine at a Shake Shack restaurant in New York on Sept. 10, 2014. (Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle)

6:00 am Friday, July 29, 2016

At the airport. En route to another critical meeting. Fast food is everywhere, and unavoidable. Even celebrity chefs producing the world’s most-praised meals have an occasional hankering. So where do they get their fix? We asked them, and alongside the predictable Shake Shack...
Food fight at 40,000 Feet: Airlines woo gourmet fliers

6:00 am Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ever since Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin served his guests turtle bouillon, lamb chops and champagne on the world’s first international passenger flight in 1912, on-board catering has been key to winning the hearts and stomachs of top-paying passengers. These days, about 4 million...
Board rejects ballot jumping for those wishing to vote in primary

7:07 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2016

For voters who didn’t register as Republican or Democrat but still wanted to cast a ballot Tuesday in the presidential primary, some bad news. Their votes didn’t count. The Palm Beach County canvassing board went through the painstaking task of rejecting ballot after...
Palm Beach County’s teacher of year doesn’t always go by the book

6:01 pm Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Biology teacher Stephen Anand was presiding over an open-book test at Dreyfoos School of the Arts on Tuesday morning when Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa and a camera-toting entourage entered and announced Anand is the county’s Teacher of the Year. &ldquo...
Police reports link sober home operator to prostitution, ‘flop’ houses

1:00 pm Saturday, December 19, 2015

On April 1 this year, a woman sat down with investigators from the FBI, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Palm Beach police and told a startling story. She’d been held against her will, she said, for prostitution. And several other women were victims, too. The...
Dealer: Gun linked to Paris attack came through Delray firm

4:40 pm Thursday, December 10, 2015

A gun once owned by a Delray Beach arms dealer is among those linked to the Paris attacks that killed 130 people, the head of a Serbian arms factory told The Associated Press. The M92 semi-automatic pistol’s serial number matched one the Zastava arms factory delivered in May...
Suni Sands residents gather for open house, assess options

8:36 pm Sunday, October 18, 2015

Gloria Dorroh, 62 is fighting a brain tumor and lives alone at Suni Sands mobile home park. And now, she says, she also may have to leave her home. “I have so many 6-foot, 2-inches come in and say, ‘if you don’t sign, you gotta leave by November 30,’&rdquo...
How Boynton Beach golf course benefits from $5,000 grant

3:19 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The city’s municipal golf course, The Links, will add 175 native trees using a $5,000 grant. The city was one of the three recipients of the 2015 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree grant program. The golf course lost more than 1,000 trees during the three hurricanes...
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