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  1. Trump faces decision on letting Americans sue over Cuba property

    National

    Despite signals that President-elect Donald Trump may halt new relations with Cuba, those working to improve them say he'll have a hard time reversing two years of momentum set in motion by his predecessor.

  2. From the food editor: Breakfast forms the major holiday food traditions in my house

    Cooking

    I don't have a ton of holiday food traditions. Growing up, and even now, we tended to have the same sort of fare for our Christmas dinner each year, influenced by my Protestant German grandparents: ham, applesauce, scalloped potatoes, that sort of thing.

  3. What to watch and listen to this week: 'Hairspray Live!' on NBC, Undone podcast

    Blogs

    Luckily, this week has a few specials to break up the monotomy of Christmas carols and on-screen holiday drama. Be sure to check out The Trans List on HBO Monday to see interviews with some of the world's most influential transgender people. And on Wednesday, the funky musical Hairspray comes to the small …

  4. Readers share their holiday recipes, from appetizers to desserts

    Cooking

    Is it just me, or has 2016 felt like a particularly long year?

  5. College Football Playoff: Performers, celebrity fans to watch out for in Tampa for national championship game

    Blogs

    With the field for this year’s College Football Playoff National Championship now set — Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and Washington — it’s time to turn our …

  6. Local chefs put their spin on readers' classic holiday recipes

    Cooking

    Readers have weighed in with their favorite holiday recipes, some haloed entertaining classics and others decidedly idiosyncratic family heirlooms. We asked a quartet of local chefs to put their own spins on reader write-ins — interpretations that showcase each chef's unique style and that just might breathe fresh …

  7. What you need to know for Monday, Dec. 5

    News

    • Fog may blanket some areas this morning. Otherwise, look for increasing clouds with a chance of a few scattered showers or thunderstorms by the afternoon, according to 10Weather WTSP. Expect a high of 83 and a low of 69. There's a good chance for …

  8. After Pearl Harbor, this mail plane had a new mission: Find the attackers

    Military

    The tattered Pearl Harbor survivor looks every bit of 78, with weathered skin, rusty bones and the faded "U.S. Navy" emblem the old bird got before the war.

  9. SolarCity, largest U.S. solar panel installer, enters Florida after Amendment 1 defeat

    Energy

    SolarCity, the largest U.S. solar panel installer, is moving into Florida's residential market — emboldened by the state's voters rejection last month of a utility-backed ballot measure that critics said would make going solar more expensive.

  10. What to expect: Busch Gardens dazzles with millions of lights at Christmas Town

    Blogs

    An enchanting holiday village set in an African-themed theme park doesn't seem like it would make much sense. But Busch Gardens' Christmas Town is simply stunning.

  11. What to expect: A not-so-grumpy Grinchmas at Universal Orlando with Dr. Seuss characters and Macy's Holiday Parade

    Blogs

    After his successful heart enlargement, the Grinch is the king of Christmas around Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure.

  12. Financial struggles continue for MOSI but optimism remains for downtown move

    Tourism

    TAMPA — For the Museum of Science and Industry, 2016 was a year of dueling realities.

  13. Jones: A very loud play for quiet leader Lavonte David

    Bucs

    SAN DIEGO — The ball fluttered into the air and came down in the sure hands of Bucs linebacker Lavonte David. All that was in front of him was 15 yards of open spaces, the end zone and his team's first lead of the day.

  14. By the numbers: Breaking down Bucs' win over Chargers

    Bucs

    A by-the-numbers look at the Bucs' 28-21 win over the Chargers:

    2011