1. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks during a press conference in London on Saturday, after cases of the new COVID-19 variant were confirmed in the UK.
  2. A motorcyclist died in a crash with an SUV Friday night in Wesley Chapel.
  3. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar before receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on Dec. 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Md.
  4. Nick Vojnovic, president of Little Greek Fresh Grill and Green Market Cafe.
  5. A Connecticut school district is turning to a limousine service company to help transport students to school because of a bus driver shortage that's been exacerbated by the pandemic.
  6. Downtown Orlando can be seen with Lake Ivanhoe in the foreground Sept. 28.
  7. Duke center Mark Williams (15) and Duke forward Paolo Banchero (5) block the path of Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren (34) during the first half Friday in Las Vegas.
  8. A sign reads 'Stay safe' on Friday on Regent Street in London. A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant.
  9. A worker carries a large parcel at the United States Postal Service sorting and processing facility Nov. 18 in Boston. Last year's holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service. Shippers are now gearing up for another holiday crush.
  10. A JCPenney store, similar to this one in California, was one of the original anchors of DeSoto Square Mall when it opened in 1973.
  11. Banner the green sea turtle, which rehabbed at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa after being severely injured by a boat propeller, is at the Mississippi Aquarium getting medicine to reduce intestinal gas because a buildup was keeping her from diving.
  12. Zuleika Gonzalez, 46, stands in front of the CASA Community Thrift Shop at 1011 First Ave N in St. Petersburg on Nov. 8. The building also serves as the headquarters for CASA’s Domestic Violence Services program. Zuleika is a domestic violence survivor who received CASA services when she was experiencing abuse, and now she has become the manager of batterer accountability services at CASA, helping other survivors seek justice.
  13. Clearwater's newly appointed City Manager Jon Jennings speaks during his first City Council meeting on Nov. 18.
  14. People line up to get on the Air France flight to Paris at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Nov. 26, 2021. A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant that has been detected in South Africa. Scientists say it is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
  15. Black Friday shoppers, wearing face masks, carry bags at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce, Calif., Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
  16. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gestures while speaking to the media during a news conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday.
  17. Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim poses after being awarded the Freedom of the City of London at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London, on Sept. 27, 2018. Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died at age 91. Sondheim's death was announced by his Texas-based attorney, Rick Pappas, who told The New York Times the composer died Friday at his home in Roxbury, Conn.
  18. Activists from Extinction Rebellion block the entrance to the Amazon fulfilment centre, preventing lorries from entering or leaving on Black Friday, the global retail giant's busiest day of the year, in Tilbury, England, Friday. The group has targeted Amazon sites in Doncaster, Darlington, Dunfremline, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Derby, Coventry, Rugeley, Dartford, Bristol, Tilbury and Milton Keynes.
  19. In this Aug. 25 file photo, an oil well works at sunrise in Watford City, N.D. The Biden administration on Friday called for an overhaul of the nation’s oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and water.
  20. Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday. Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street Friday, after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa.
  21. Venezuelan asylum seeker Andrea Montero, 36, submitted her work permit renewal application seven months ago, but lost her job because it expired before the federal government acted on it. Montero and her husband, Carlos Bohorquez, 37, are using their savings to pay the mortgage on their Riverview townhouse.
  22. Smiling faces and bright colors are seen along the route of the 2021 Tampa Pride Diversity Parade on May 22 in Ybor City. Tampa and St. Petersburg got perfect scores in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual LGBTQ+ equality index.
  23. Yolanda Urso, 54, receives a booster shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Nov. 10 in Palm Harbor.