Ron DeSantis speaks as House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy listens during a news conference at the Assault Brigade 2506 Honorary Museum on Aug. 5, 2021, in Hialeah, Florida. A new report said the state brought in $435.5 million more in general revenue in October than had been projected in an August forecast. General revenue plays a critical role for DeSantis and lawmakers, as they rely on it to help fund schools, health-care programs and prisons.
The report released Tuesday also pointed to a relatively low savings rate in October
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  2. On Dec. 7, 1941, smoke rises from the battleship USS Arizona as it sinks during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
  3. Where are the Republican leaders who could condemn the actions of Jacob Chansley and other protesters who overran the Capitol on Jan. 6?
  4. A baseball with the MLB logo is seen at Citizens Bank Park before a 2018 game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies. Baseball’s annual winter meetings have been canceled for the second straight year.
  5. Darrell Brooks, center, is escorted out of the courtroom after making his initial appearance in court on Tuesday.
  6. St. Petersburg Deputy Mayor, Dr. Kanika Tomalin addresses the media during a news conference concerning the newly submitted Tropicana Field site development proposals submitted to the city on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Also pictured from left are City Development Administrator,  Alan DeLisle;  Director of Urban Affairs, Nikki Gaskin-Capehart, and Mayor, Rick Kriseman
  7. New Texas Rangers infielder Corey Seager speaks at a news conference at Globe Life Field Wednesday in Arlington, Texas. The Texas Rangers have finalized the contracts for their new half-billion dollar middle infield, wrapping up their deals with Seager and second baseman Marcus Semien.
  8. The clock is ticking down toward the expiration of Major League Baseball’s collective bargaining agreement at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday night and what was likely to be a management lockout ending the sport’s labor peace at over 26-1/2 years.
  9. President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus Wednesday in Washington.