LOS ANGELES - Nearly $69 million in welfare money meant to help California's neediest families was spent or withdrawn at locations such as Hawaii, Las Vegas casinos and cruise ships from Miami.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Since LeBron James joined the Miami Heat, he's been called a quitter, had his competitive nature questioned, heard others say he made a bad business decision.
MIAMI - The busy summer season didn't disappoint Carnival Corp., as better demand spurred rising prices and led to a 22 percent increase in its third-quarter net income.
MIAMI - Lennar Corp. returned to profitability in its fiscal third quarter as home deliveries climbed and construction costs declined.
MIAMI - The U.S. Senate has confirmed the new director of the office that oversees the U.S.
- A look at favorite car colors in different cities
- Heat teammates unfazed by shots at LeBron's status
- Study: Commodities can fuel Latin America's growth
- Parcells hands control of Dolphins to GM Ireland
- US investors seek pay for pre-WWII German bonds
- Nursing homes broaden offerings to turn a profit
- Burger King agrees to $3.26B buyout by 3G Capital
- Tours along the Miami River full of history
- Burger King 4Q net income falls 17 pct; sales slip
- Statements show Marlins made $49M in 2008-09
- Celebrities, attacks on mom? It's Fla.'s Dem race
- Bosh reaping business benefits of Heat signing
- Forced to retire, some take Social Security early
- Parents turn to swapping for school clothes
- Celtics sign 15-time All-Star Shaquille O'Neal
- AP source: Shaq, Celtics negotiating deal
- Shaq believes he'll play in NBA next season
- Foreclosure activity up across most US metro areas
- Housing recovery is about timing and location
- Don't hold your breath for a bounce in home prices
- Georgia's Green says he's never been to Miami
- Royal Caribbean returns to profit, lifts outlook
- AP-Univision poll: Hispanic financial worries deep
- Heat soaring in off-court business moves as well
- Saban compares unscrupulous agents to a 'pimp'
- Trump sues Palm Beach County, airport over noise
- Trump sues Palm Beach Co. and airport over noise
- AP-Univision Poll: US Hispanics mix hopes, strains
- Regulators shut banks in Fla, Mich, SC
- Benihana to explore 'strategic alternatives'
- WSB offers amateur boxers salary, shot at Olympics
- Stern says Miami's Big 3 acted within rights
- Cuban: NBA should examine how Heat got Big 3
- Welcome to Miami, LeBron, as Heat begin the party
- James signing with Miami deflates MSG stock