• By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    UBER ACQUIRES MIDEAST COMPETITOR CAREEM FOR $3.1B

    Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making it the largest-ever...

    Technology
  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    APPLE'S NEWS SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE A MIXED BAG FOR PUBLISHERS

    On Monday, Apple launched what some have called a "Netflix for news" - a $10-a-month subscription service that offers access to hundreds...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    SPECIAL ELECTIONS AIM TO FILL 2 CALIFORNIA SENATE SEATS

    November's statewide election created two vacancies in the California Legislature, prompting a scramble by 18 candidates running in...

    Running, Election
  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    FAMILY SEEKS ANSWERS FOLLOWING DEATH OF DOG ON FLIGHT

    A California family is seeking answers from an airline after its pet dog died during a flight. KABC reported Monday that Andranik Avetisian...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    SENTENCING SET FOR MAN WHO DUPED ALABAMA TOWN

    A man who pleaded guilty to scamming an Alabama town for nearly $2 million is due in federal court to find out how long he will go...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    ARIZONA GRAND JURY INDICTS SUSPECTED LEADER OF DRUG RING

    Arizona's attorney general says a state grand jury has indicted a man suspected of being the leader of a drug ring that distributed...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    OKLAHOMA ATTORNEY GENERAL SETS ANNOUNCEMENT ON OPIOID SUIT

    Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    TODAY IN HISTORY

    Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2019. There are 280 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History:...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    STATE HOUSE GIVES KEMP'S MEDICAID WAIVER PLAN FINAL PASSAGE

    Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp could soon have wide leeway in reshaping the state's health care system under a bill given final...

    Republicans, Health
  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    NEVADA BILL LOOKS TO LICENSE BANKS FOR MARIJUANA INDUSTRY

    A new Nevada bill seeks to create a process for licensing banks and credit unions that would serve marijuana dispensaries. The legislation...

    Industry
  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    MISSISSIPPI BANK: AVENATTI REPAID LOANS IN CRIMINAL CASE

    A small Mississippi bank says it didn't lose money on loans made to Michael Avenatti. The lawyer, best known for representing porn...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    TENNESSEE MOVES TO STOP CITIES FROM BANNING PLASTIC BAGS

    Tennessee could become the latest state to ban local municipalities from regulating certain plastic bags and utensils. House lawmakers...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    PANEL URGES MARYLAND LAWMAKER BE REPRIMANDED FOR ‘BULLYING'

    A Maryland legislative ethics panel is recommending a state lawmaker be reprimanded for an "ongoing pattern of bullying and abusive...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    OREGON CLOSE TO FINALIZING CAP-AND-TRADE BILL

    Oregon lawmakers on Monday unveiled a compromise proposal to a controversial cap-and-trade bill regulating greenhouse gas emissions,...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 26, 2019

    ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC DAMAGE A CONCERN NOW THAT FIRE OUT

    Businesses and residents expressed concern Monday about the environmental and economic fallout from a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 25, 2019

    PENTAGON: MISSILE DEFENSE TEST SUCCEEDS IN SHOOTDOWN

    In the first test of its kind, the Pentagon on Monday carried out a "salvo" intercept of an unarmed missile soaring over the Pacific,...

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 25, 2019

    OPINION PAVES WAY TO RENAME ‘RACIST' JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY

    The portion of Jefferson Davis Highway that runs through Arlington County could be renamed as early as this summer thanks to the discovery...

    Running
  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 25, 2019

    ‘HERO TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY' STUART NEWMAN - A PUBLIC RELATIONS GIANT - DIES AT 96

    For South Florida public relations guru Stuart Newman, actions always spoke louder than words. In 1957, when attendance at the Miami...

    Travel, Sport, Industry
  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 25, 2019

    MARYLAND BUDGET NEGOTIATORS WRAP UP WORK ON $46.6B BUDGET

    Maryland lawmakers who have been negotiating the finishing touches on the state's $46.6 billion budget have wrapped up their work....

  • By Miami Herald   -   Mar 25, 2019

    MINNESOTA SENATE BACKS HANDS-FREE PHONING-WHILE-DRIVING BILL

    The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill to require drivers to use hands-free devices when they want to use their cellphones on the road....