1. The iconic stack on Carnival Freedom caught fire while in port in the Grand Turks leaving nearly 2,500 passengers stranded until a second ship arrives.
  2. Tom Cruise portrays Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in a scene from "Top Gun: Maverick."
  3. A performance from Tampa-based song and dance ensemble Entertainment Revue. A  new nationwide production, "Hits! The Musical is an updated version of Entertainment Revue. A national search for cast members of the new musical kick off in Tampa on June 4, 2022.
  4. St. Petersburg's Eugenie Bondaurant walks in Balenciaga's fashion show on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Sunday, May 22, 2022.
  5. Actor Ray Liotta attends the "No Sudden Move" premiere during the 20th Tribeca Festival in New York on June 18, 2021. Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. A representative for Liotta told The Hollywood Reporter and NBC News that he died in his sleep Wednesday night in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a new movie.
  6. Andy Fletcher of the band Depeche Mode performs in concert during their "Global Spirit Tour" at the Capital One Arena, Sept. 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Fletcher, keyboardist for British synth pop giants Depeche Mode for more than 40 years, has died at age 60. Depeche Mode announced the death of founding member Fletcher on its official social media pages. A person close to the band said Fletcher died Thursday.
  7. Skip Yost, 72, is out at first with a game-winning catch from Peter Golenbock, 76, in February at North Shore Park in St. Petersburg. Golenbock has been playing in the league since 1995 and holds the club record for most at-bats with a number of 5672. He has lived in St. Petersburg since 1989. “It was 75 or 78 degrees on October 31st and I thought to myself, why in the world would I want to live in Connecticut, when I can live here?” Golenbock is a well-known author of several bestselling baseball books including "The Bronx Zoo" and "Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 1949-1964."
  8. Regal will feature kid favorites such as “The Lego Movie” for $2 on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings this summer. In the movie, Lego Batman is voiced by Will Arnett; Wyldstyle is voiced by Elizabeth Banks; and Emmet Brickowski is voiced by Chris Pratt.
  9. James Barr is the chief medical officer of BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital.
  10. Author and historian Gary Mormino, pictured in his office in 2012, is professor emeritus and co-founder of the Florida studies program at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. His new book is "Dreams in the New Century." (Times 2012)
  11. Guests view "The Things They Left Behind" at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas in Largo. The exhibit continues through June 26.
  12. British prosecutors have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men.
  13. Barbie looks at ease here atop the author’s golden typewriter. As you can see, when she was rescued she was missing a shoe.
  14. Tal Zentmeyer, 2nd AC, snaps a slate for a scene for the film "Baked With a Kiss" at Walsingham Park in Seminole.
  15. This undated photo provided by Washington County (Ark), Detention Center shows Josh Duggar. The former reality TV star was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography.
  16. A rendering shows 3 Daughters Brewing's new pub at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Announced in 2019, the bar and restaurant officially opened Wednesday.
  17. Grammy-nominated performer Phoebe Bridgers took her sold out Reunion tour to Ybor City's Cuban Club on Tuesday, May 24.
  18. Florida Artists Hall of Fame photographer Clyde Butcher, 79, shares a story while attending a media event to kick off his "America’s Everglades Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher" exhibit in 2021 at the Clearwater Main Library. A photo and essay contest inspired by Butcher's exhibition and that of his wife's "Daydreaming: Niki Butcher’s Hand-Painted Photography" at the library is organized by the Tampa Bay Times and the City of Clearwater Community Redevelopment Agency. Submissions are accepted May 25-June 29, 2022.
  19. Signs around Universal Studios in Orlando encourage guests to "skip the regular lines" with its Universal Express Pass, which starts at $79.99, to skip the line at most popular attractions at least one time. Theme park experts say line-cutting fees are becoming more of an issue as the busy vacation season approaches.
  20. Drew Garabo sits at his remote broadcasting setup in the living room of his home in Odessa, Florida on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Garabo, who is fighting testicular cancer, has been broadcasting remotely from home during his afternoon radio show on 102.5-FM The Bone.
  21. Derek Stephen Yanes, 46, was a big space fan, growing up watching launches and making model rockets.
  22. Avery and Doc are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  23. Author Margaret Atwood and publisher Penguin Random House announced Monday night, during PEN America’s annual gala, that a one-off, unburnable edition of “The Handmaid’s Tale” would be auctioned through Sotheby’s New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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