Norwegian Cruise Line plans to require Covid-19 vaccine documentation from its crew members and customers, but Florida recently enacted a law that bars businesses from doing so.
Elvis Harold Reyes filed hundreds of fraudulent applications, collecting $411,000 that he spent on himself and his girlfriend, prosecutors said.
The authorities said more pumps were expected to be used to try to double the volume of water being removed, to up to 100 million gallons a day.
The authorities on Sunday said they were making progress in draining a leaking wastewater pond south of Tampa but urged residents to heed evacuation warnings.
For years, cybersecurity experts have warned of attacks on small municipal systems. In Oldsmar, Fla., the levels of lye were changed and could have sickened residents.
Did it feel like a home game for Tampa Bay? Benjamin Hoffman, who covered the game for The Times, shared the view from his seat.
The N.F.L. espoused racial unity and praised health care workers. But its inaction on racial diversity, its stereotypic imagery and its decision to host a potential superspreader event said something different.
At least one police officer appeared to get knocked to the ground as a large group of fans shoved each other in the city, a video showed.
The N.F.L. season persisted through challenges wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, political discord and a national reckoning on race to reach a familiar ending.
Putting on a Super Bowl halftime show is always a mammoth undertaking. The pandemic introduces many more logistical puzzles.
For these ticket-holders, the allure of seeing their team in the Super Bowl overrides other considerations: “On my deathbed, this will probably be one of the top five days I remember in my life, you know?”
“We’ll make the best of it,” Tampa’s mayor said. Plenty of people are preparing to party, with businesses eager for some tourism.
This time, the field won’t be swarming with fans crowding the stage. In fact, the stage won’t be on the field at all, but in the stands.
With the whole world watching, the N.F.L. and CBS face the challenge of presenting a uniquely American spectacle in a time of misery.
The success of the Buccaneers, Lightning and Rays — pro sports punch lines turned finals contestants — is a run that rivals past glory years in Boston, New York or Los Angeles.
About 7,500 health care workers who have been vaccinated will be given free tickets, the league said, but it will sell 14,500 tickets to customers who will not be required to get inoculated.
The N.B.A.’s Toronto Raptors are in Tampa, Fla., this season because of the pandemic, but they’re not the only pro basketball team in town. The Tampa Bay Titans say hello.
Snow biking near Seattle, winter bird-watching near New York and seven other cold-weather activities near large U.S. cities.
The presidential rivals both appeared in Tampa, confronting their vulnerabilities and courting a range of voters, a clear sign that both see their political fortunes tied to the state.
The Lightning have held a parade and a stadium celebration, albeit with limited capacity. But each player getting a day with the trophy, a rite since 1995, is uncertain.
An expert retail politician has become perhaps the most conspicuous practitioner of social distancing in America.
The unscripted series will follow Ms. Baskin and her husband, Howard Baskin, as “they work to expose” animal abuse, a production company said.
“It’s definitely not a casual house,” according to the broker, “but it’s very livable.”
After 20 years — and six Super Bowl wins — in New England, the most recognizable quarterback in the N.F.L. is working to rebrand his new home Tompa Bay.