East German border guards are seen through a gap in the Berlin wall after demonstrators pulled down a segment at the Brandenburg gate in Berlin on Nov. 11, 1989. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
Focus on the facts, and the threats posed by despots everywhere.
Biden said that Vladimir Putin “could not remain in power.” It was a bad call for Biden. Two years later, Putin remains in power.
Bogus claims about childhood vaccines have led too many parents to make dangerous decisions.
Chinn, a product of Clearwater, channeled her life to make a Hulu movie about grief and growing up.


  1. East German border guards are seen through a gap in the Berlin wall after demonstrators pulled down a segment at the Brandenburg gate in Berlin on Nov. 11, 1989. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
  2. Flowers and candles are laid around a photo of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during a rally to commemorate him, at Rome's Piazza del Campidoglio city council square on Monday.
  3. U.S. doctors in early 2024 are urging families to get vaccinated against measles following a troubling rise in measles cases across several U.S. states and Europe.
  4. Laura Chinn poses for a portrait to promote her film "Suncoast" during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 21 in Park City, Utah.
  5. Five-mg pills of Oxycodone, an opioid painkiller.
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  7. The guest columnist thinks voters should decide on whether to impose term limits on local elected officials.
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  9. A letter writes says: "I understand that essential workers in jobs that often do not come with high salaries need a place to live. Why not concentrate on building rental apartments or buying and renovating standing but abandoned apartments, hospitals, shopping malls?"
  10. A sale of a Florida home can trigger a larger than expected property tax bill for the buyer.
  11. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Governor's Day luncheon during a visit to the Florida State Fair on Feb. 8.
  12. A rendering of the Rays' news stadium and development project for the Historic Gas Plant District. Courtesy of Hines
  13. Gov. Ron DeSantis delivers remarks at NeoCity Academy in Kissimmee on Jan. 26.
  14. Police Officer Eric Hofstein displays the fentanyl he confiscated while patrolling the Civic Center Station BART platform in San Francisco in 2020.
  15. Bruce Rector and Kathleen Beckman
  16. Clearwater voters get to vote on whether to change the way the city elects City Council members.
  17. In one letter to the editor, the writer urges voters to support Democrats in the upcoming election.
  18. This is a walkway at the Blackwater River Correctional Facility. Higher education opportunities in Florida’s prisons are hard to come by. Today, only around 326 students are enrolled in college programs in Florida prisons, according to data provided by colleges. That’s only a tiny fraction of the more than 80,000 people incarcerated in the state.
  19. In a recent national survey of registered voters on a wide range of election-year issues by researchers at the University of South Florida, one answer stuck out: Six in 10 answered that they have less rainy day money than a year ago, but the percentage varied greatly by political affiliation.
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  21. Robert DuBoise smiles on the day he was officially exonerated.
  22. Traffic congestion around Brandon High School in 2020. Hillsborough residents have waited for years to recover the proceeds of an ill-fated transportation improvement sales tax.
  23. A boat navigates at night next to a large iceberg in eastern Greenland in 2019. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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