Withdrawing from the CDC teen health survey makes no sense and is highly suspicious.
My time undercover with drug cartels taught me how the lure of laundered, illegal riches can keep many secrets.
The governor has called a special session on property insurance.


  1. The youth risk survey was developed in 1990 to assess the health behaviors of adolescent youth in public high schools across the country through a confidential survey. But Florida has announced that it is dropping out. Why?
  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin
  3. Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach in 2018, the last year a named hurricane came ashore in Florida.
  4. President Joe Biden stands back as First Lady Dr. Jill Biden places flowers at a memorial just across the street of the Tops Friendly Market at Jefferson Avenue and Riley Street on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Buffalo, N.Y. The Supermarket was the site of a fatal shooting of 10 people at a grocery store in a historically Black neighborhood of Buffalo by a young white gunman is being investigated as a hate crime and an act of "racially motivated violent extremism"; according to federal officials.
  5. Students walk between classes at Alonso High School in Tampa last year.
  6. Chandler Jones, right, 26, who will graduate this spring from the University of Baltimore School of Law, participates in a pro-choice rally in Baltimore, Saturday, May 14, 2022. Jones consulted the internet on her cellphone for information and advice before having an abortion during her junior year in college. In a post-Roe world, if the Supreme Court soon reverses the 1973 decision that legalized abortion, as a draft opinion suggests it may, pregnancies could be surveilled and the data shared with police or sold to vigilantes. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
  7. Clockwise from left: The black hole; Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy; a "help Wanted" sign; one of the bystanders who found a wallet on a Pinellas County bus.
  8. Aaron Jordan, of Buffalo, adds to a sidewalk chalk mural depicting the names of the people killed in a mass shooting at Tops Friendly Market, Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.
  9. State and federal biologists mounted an experimental effort to feed manatees in the northern Indian River Lagoon to stave off a mass starvation crisis on Florida's East Coast. This photo was taken during the Jan. 4 feeding.
  10. Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance, left, greets former President Donald Trump at a rally in Delaware, Ohio, on April 23. Trump endorsed Vance, who went on to win the Republican primary on May 3. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/TNS)
  11. Cameron Herrin reacts the moment he hears his sentence — 24 years in prison — at the conclusion of his sentencing hearing on April 8, 2021. Herrin was the driver of a Ford Mustang that ran over a mother and daughter on Bayshore Boulevard in 2018, as Herrin, who was then 18, was racing another driver, John Barrineau. The Mustang hit Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt, who was pushing her 21-month-old daughter, Lillia, in a stroller across the road.
  12. In praise of chaotic, happy community pool scenes, like this one at Northwest Pool in St. Petersburg.
  13. Investigators work the scene of a shooting at a supermarket, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
  14. From left are Marion County area superintendent Ann Hembrook, Pinellas County associate superintendent Kevin Hendrick and Denver Public Schools deputy superintendent Michael Ramirez. They are the three finalists vying to replace outgoing superintendent Mike Grego.
  15. “I Voted” stickers
  16. Abortion-rights advocates march in the street to stage a protest outside the house of Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito in the Fort Hunt neighborhood on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Alexandria, VA.
  17. Abortion rights activists protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
  18. Stephen Parlato, of Boulder, Colo., holds a sign saying "hands off Roe," as a Capitol Police Officer walks past barricades outside of the Supreme Court, Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in Washington. "I'm trying to stop the Republicans' war on women," says Parlato, who flew in from Colorado to protest for abortion rights. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
  19. The two remaining houses from the Scrub, downtown Tampa’s pioneering Black neighborhood, purchased by the Tampa Housing Authority for restoration with the goal of creating affordable housing that is modern but pays tribute to the history of the area.
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