1. A  7-year-old boy reads the Black St. Pete Pledge during an August event at Lake Vista Recreation Center in St. Petersburg. The anti-gun violence pledge was created by Maress Scott, the father of Marquis Scott, who was shot and killed in the fall of 2019. The father has been asking community members to sign the pledge, which states: "I pledge not to murder another black person for the rest of this year. Instead of using a gun (or any other weapon), I will use my mind, my heart, and my mouth to solve any issues."
  2. International Plaza has a new chocolatier, Läderach, in the space that once housed Godiva.
  3. This combo of photos provided by FBI Denver via @FBIDenver shows missing person Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito. Petito, 22, vanished while on a cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend. Authorities say a body discovered Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Wyoming, is believed to be Petito. (Courtesy of FBI Denver via AP)
  4. A little girl holds her stuffed animal high above the water as migrants, many from Haiti, wade across the Rio Grande river from Del Rio, Texas, to return to Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, Monday, to avoid deportation. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico.
  5. In this March 2 file photo, Sen. Ray Wesley Rodrigues, R-Estero, listens during the Senate session of the Florida Legislature at the Capitol in Tallahassee. Rodrigues is leading the Florida Senate Redistricting Committee.
  6. Tampa General President and CEO John Couris speaks while Gov. Ron DeSantis listens during an August news conference at Tampa General Hospital and USF Health Morsani College of Medicine's Global Emerging Diseases Institute.
  7. FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 file photo, Barbie H. leads a protest against the six-week abortion ban at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Dozens of people protested the abortion restriction law that went into effect Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
  8. Banners fly from the Student Services breezeway on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida, which is seeking input about its next president. An online survey was announced Monday.
  9. People gather to protest against the results of the Parliamentary election in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. The results in the other six regions that were allowed to vote online have been detailed. In Moscow, approval of the ruling party has always been particularly low and protest voting has been widespread. Candidates from the Communist Party called for demonstrations later in the day. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
  10. Crowds like this one at a recent Pinellas School Board meeting have been larger and often more animated as boards have taken on issues including school masks, race relations and transgender rights. At this meeting on Aug. 24, one defiant speaker was removed from the chamber by security and another called the school district a "criminal enterprise."
  11. In this Sept. 14, 2020, file photo, Paul Rusesabagina, center, whose story inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda" for saving people from genocide, appears at the Kicukiro Primary Court in the capital Kigali, Rwanda. A court in Rwanda said Monday that Rusesabagina, who boycotted the announcement after declaring he didn't expect justice in a trial he called a "sham," is guilty of terror-related offenses.
  12. The crew of MSC Divina welcome the first passengers, Debra and Michael Millner of Jensen Beach, Fla., on board for its first sailing from Port Canaveral on September 16, 2021.
  13. Members of South Korean K-pop band BTS at the United Nations Headquarters on Monday.
  14. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to media at a press conference, during the High-Level Ministerial Event on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan, at the European headquarters of the United Nation, in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
  15. Hillsborough County School Board members Nadia Combs, left, and Karen Perez voted against two proposed Mater Academy charter schools on June 15. The schools on Tuesday will again ask for board approval.
  16. Meta Konte, a 17-year-old North Providence High School student, watches closely as pharmacy technician Victoria Connolly administers Konte's first COVID-19 vaccine shot at the CVS on Manton Avenue in Providence on May 13. CVS Health Corp. announced Monday it’s hiring 25,000 clinical and retail workers to respond to demand for COVID-19 vaccinations and testing and an expected spike in the flu this fall and winter.
  17. COVID-related U.S. deaths as of Sunday night are at 673,763, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
  18. A Pegasus mural at the University of Central Florida Student Union.
  19. Cuban-themed beer Palma is photographed next to Cuban beer Cristal on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
  20. FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2020, file photo, a droplet falls from a syringe after a person was injected with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
  21. This Feb. 9, 2019, file photo shows a sign bearing the company logo outside a Tesla store in Cherry Creek Mall in Denver. Federal officials said Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida. Three investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are traveling next week to Coral Gables, where a Tesla Model 3 left the roadway and collided with a tree Monday, the agency announced on Twitter.
  22. The Justice Department said Dayakar Mallu, 51, of Orlando, worked with another executive at Mylan to make trades between 2017 and 2019 based on nonpublic information about Mylan
  23. Tallahassee outside of Florida's Capitol complex.