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  1. Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart.
  2. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives for votes on President Joe Biden's cabinet nominees, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.
  3. In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, file photo, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon, in Washington. Kirby announced late Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, that the U.S. military conducted airstrikes against facilities in eastern Syria that the Pentagon said were used by Iran-backed militia groups, in response to recent attacks against U.S. personnel in Iraq. Kirby said the action was authorized by President Joe Biden.
  4. A Long Island cemetery worker died at the bottom of an empty grave Thursday in a freak accident, Suffolk County Police said.
  5. In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. The Biden administration is expected to soon release an unclassified intelligence report establishing that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, directed the killing of the dissident U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
  6. Hillsborough County School Board members Nadia Combs, left, and Jessica Vaughn attend an unusual "member-to-member" meeting on Thursday. Board member Karen Perez, who attended remotely, can be seen on the screen above.
  7. Florida's five Supreme Court justices listen to oral arguments Feb. 5 in a case challenging the validity of Hillsborough's transportation tax. From left: Alan Lawson, Ricky Polston, Chief Justice Charles Canady, Jorge Labarga and Carlos Muñiz.
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  9. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Pelosi accused McConnell of allowing Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., to dictate the GOP policy on the commission, which is supposed to focus on the Capitol attack.
  10. A shopper is seen leaving the Publix Super Markets store located along U.S. 19 in Tarpon Springs Wednesday, July 8, 2020. All 730 Publix in-store pharmacies will soon be offering the COVID-19 vaccine.
  11. Trabajadores médicos trasladan a la nueva paciente con coronavirus para que sea tratada en el hospital Dr. Ernesto Che Guevara en Marica, Brasil, el jueves 21 de mayo de 2020.
  12. In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich.  John Geddert, a former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach, is being charged Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, with crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise is the latest fallout from the sexual abuse scandal involving Nassar.
  13. A black and white tegu lizard takes a drink of water in its quarters in 2013 after being confiscated from a home in Oldsmar.
  14. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks about the Congress Equality Act on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.
  15. Pasco eSchool assistant principal Erin Senior records her portion of her school's 2020 virtual graduation ceremony in advance of the event. This year's ceremonies will be in-person.
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  17. Juan Antonio Colon Lugo, 25, of Tampa was arrested early Thursday on a charge of manslaughter, records show.
  18. BayCare Health System, which operates a number of hospitals on the Suncoast, is expanding its behavioral health services over the next few years.
  19. The Tampa City Council discussed changes to the city's Citizen Review Board Thursday for several hours.
  20. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis looks on during a news conference in Hialeah on Tuesday. At another stop in Fort Pierce on Thursday, he said he plans to take the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine once his age group is eligible.
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  22. Florida's positivity rate was about 6.7 percent Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  23. This photo provided by Hasbro shows the new Potato Head world.  Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.  (Hasbro via AP)
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