1. A droplet falls from a syringe in December after a patient is injected with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in December at a hospital in Providence, R.I.
  2. A U.S. soldier walks atop his armored vehicle at sunset as he prepares for a nighttime military exercise in the Kuwaiti desert south of the Iraqi border.
  3. Lisset Hanewicz and Tom Mullins, who are both running for St. Petersburg City Council District 4.
  4. John Tischner of Dunedin sits at home with the Christmas tree he put up in honor of his wife, Jane Tischner.
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  6. Jesus Manuel Diaz, 18, was arrested Monday night for leaving the scene of a crash involving a death.
  7. The sighting of a black bear, like this one in Highlands County, prompted an alert for students at two schools in Volusia County.
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  9. Students relax at the eighth-story pool at the newly-opened off-campus housing high-rise called The Henry, a nod to Henry Plant, who built the historic hotel that now houses the University of Tampa.
  10. Daniel Cusimano, a 21-year-old USF student from Palm Harbor, competed on Netflix's third season of The Circle.
  11. Tara Jones shows a blanket she keeps in memory of her son Te’Sean Blue, who was shot and killed while riding his bike in North Tampa on Labor Day 2018. The man prosecutors say confessed to shooting Blue was acquitted by a jury earlier this year.
  12. A set of Bolita balls in the University of South Florida Special Collections office.
  13. This combination of photos shows cast members from "Saturday Night Live," from left, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong and Kenan Thompson, who will return for the 2021-22 season of the sketch comedy series.
  14. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber for a test vote on a government spending bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
  15. Blackjack dealer Roland Miyares wears a face mask and gloves while dealing to a guest as the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa in May.
  16. This image provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office in Orlando, Fla., shows a part of a missing persons poster with an image of missing student Miya Marcano. On Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, authorities found the body of a maintenance worker who was considered a person of interest in the case of Marcano, a central Florida college student who has been missing since Friday, Sept. 24. (Orange County Sheriff's Office via AP)
  17. In this  Sept. 16 photo, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a news conference at the Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale. DeSantis asked Florida's secretary of state to investigate Facebook on Monday based on a news article that reported the social media company gives preferential treatment to politicians, celebrities, professional athletes and other prominent people.
  18. Students walk the University of South Florida campus in St. Petersburg. The university is working to boost its rankings and attract the attention of the American Association of Universities.
  19. Walt Disney World is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Magic Kingdom theme park and resort opened Oct. 1, 1971, and is now the world's most-attended tourist attraction.
  20. Hernando fire captain Mark Dempsey, 44, died in an off-duty car crash while driving home early Monday morning.
  21. A screenshot of Sheridan Wahl's Facebook profile picture. According to the Florence County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina, the body of the 21-year USF student  was found last week behind a training tower at the Hannah-Salem-Friendfield Fire Department in Pamplico, a town of about 1,200 in northeastern South Carolina.
  22. Dr. Michelle Chester draws the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on Dec. 14, 2020 in the Queens borough of New York.
  23. This photo from May 9, 2008, shows R. Kelly arriving for the first day of jury selection in his child pornography trial at the Cook County Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children.