1. Then-Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with Pope Francis in 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to the pope's address to a joint meeting of Congress.
  2. A student has his temperature taken Sept. 13 as he arrives at PS811 in New York. Even as most students return to learning in the classroom this school year, disruptions to in-person learning, from missing one day because of a late school bus to an entire two weeks at home due to quarantine, remain inevitable as families and educators navigate the ongoing pandemic.
  3. Rod Stewart and his son, Sean, are scheduled to stand trial on charges they battered a security guard during a New Year's Eve bash nearly two years ago.
  4. Three sisters in Florida share the same birthday, but they are not twins or triplets.
  5. Florida panthers once roamed the entire Southeast, but now their habitat mostly is confined to a small region of Florida along the Gulf of Mexico.
  6. Jacksonville's Deontre Javan Taylor, 27, was sentenced to two years in federal prison and ordered to repay the $8,038.19 he received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  7. Co-conspirators are being accused of transferring about $180 million through the U.S. banking system, moving funds into and out of South Florida to “promote the bribery scheme."
  8. This photo provided by Jesse Borden shows a native green anole lizard in Alachua County on July 9, 2020. Borden is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Florida researching the native green anole lizard and their loss of habitat and future survival.
  9. President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall Thursday at the Baltimore Center Stage Pearlstone Theater in Baltimore.
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  11. This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Puurs, Belgium. The vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday, Oct. 22, as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.
  12. John C. O’Leary III mimics the motion of playing the piano in this picture.
  13. A 62-year-old man from Wesley Chapel was killed and a 58-year-old woman from Wesley Chapel suffered serious injuries after a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 301 in Hillsborough County on Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  14. Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza, officials said. (Jim Weber/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP)
  15. FILE - Peter Scolari arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who was on Broadway in “Hairspray” and “Wicked,” died Friday morning in New York after fighting cancer for two years, according to Ellen Lubin Sanitsky, his longtime manager. He was 66. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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  17. In this May 4, 2021, photo, the Treasury Building is viewed in Washington.
  18. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Gopher Resources in Tampa more than $319,000 after a series in the Tampa Bay Times revealed workplace dangers.
  19. USF's presidential search committee includes, from left, Jose Valiente, Mike Griffin, Alberto Pimentel and Oscar Horton, shown in a meeting on Oct. 22. The committee announced Friday it would extend its timeline.
  20. A county news release described Giovanni Ciancio as a "courageous and honorable firefighter."
  21. A jury found Raynald Joseph Lamothe not guilty of the murder of two men at a Clair-Mel gas station in 2017, ruling that he acted in self-defense.
  22. The boy was charged with manslaughter after the girl died, police reported on Friday.
  23. Gabby Petito, 22, was discovered slain last month on the edge of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming