1. This image provided by NASA shows flight Day 9 imagery that NASA's Orion spacecraft captured looking back at the Earth from a camera mounted on one of its solar arrays. NASA's Orion capsule is now circling the moon in an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles. The capsule and its three test dummies entered the far-flung orbit Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, more than a week after launching on the test flight.
  2. Michael Dougherty, 40, was arrested on an attempted second-degree murder charge after deputies said he left a woman with a hatchet in her head in St. Petersburg and fled to Gainesville.
  3. In this July 18 photo, semi-automatic rifles are displayed at Coastal Trading and Pawn in Auburn, Maine. President Joe Biden and the Democrats have become increasingly emboldened in pushing for stronger gun control. The Democratic-led House passed legislation in July to revive a 1990s-era ban on certain semi-automatic guns, with Biden’s vocal support. And the president pushed the weapons ban nearly everywhere that he campaigned this year.
  4. Could Paxlovid solve one of the pandemic’s biggest puzzles? A new study at Stanford University aims to find out.
  5. Alexander Leszczynski, 24, of North Redington Shores, pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering, as well as murder-for-hire and obstruction of justice.
  6. A Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy walks past an apartment on Lakeview Lane in Dunedin that caught fire on Thursday. A neighbor pulled 82-year-old Patricia Mitchell from the burning unit. She later died at the hospital.
  7. Tampa police said Timothy McGovern admitted to shooting Nabil Sarah under the overpass at Hillsborough Avenue and Dale Mabry Highway on Nov. 6. Sarah, who was homeless, died on the sidewalk where he often slept. McGovern was arrested on a first degree murder charge.
  8. Alligator trapper Phil Walters (standing) and a colleague remove an alligator from the Hillsborough River at Water Works Park in Tampa earlier this month.
  9. A Netflix DVD envelope is shown on Nov. 17, 2022 in San Francisco.  Subscribers to Netflix’s DVD-by-mail service still look forward to opening up their mailbox and finding one of the discs delivered in the familiar red-and-white envelopes.
  10. Twitter headquarters stands on 10th Street on Nov. 4, 2022, in San Francisco.
  11. Three people, including a Florida woman and a 5-year-old child, have died after an interstate crash in central Georgia.
  12. Shoppers braving the crowds to take advantage of Black Friday sales are seen at the Westfield  Brandon mall on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 in Brandon.
  13. Federal prosecutors accused Muhammed Momtaz Al-Azhari of plotting an attack in support of ISIS. His attorneys have challenged the sufficiency of the evidence, and criticized the steps investigators took.
  14. The FTX Arena name is still visible where the Miami Heat basketball team plays Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Miami.  Lawyers for FTX disclosed Tuesday that a “substantial amount" of assets have been stolen from the accounts of the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange, diminishing the odds that its millions of investors will get their money back.
  15. Nic Grzecka, right, co-owner of Club Q, hugs a supporter on Wednesday after a 25-foot historic pride flag was unfurled to cover the exterior of City Hall in Colorado Springs, Co., to mark the weekend mass shooting at the gay nightclub. Grzecka said he thinks the shooting that killed five people and injured 17 others is a reflection of anti-LGBTQ sentiment that has evolved from prejudice to incitement.
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  17. An aerial view looking south on Interstate 275 towards Interstate 4 and downtown Tampa from just south of the Hillsborough Avenue exit in Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Tampa.
  18. Jaye Matthews will begin as Clearwater's Community Redevelopment Agency Director on Dec. 5 after serving as an operations officer with Baltimore's housing department since 2019.
  19. USF St. Petersburg Regional Chancellor Christian Hardigree has an office that overlooks Bayboro Harbor. Her task as she settles into the job will be to retain the small campus's unique flavor while ensuring that it remains a vital part of a much larger university.
  20. Hillsborough County detention deputy Nathan Weaver, 42, was charged with driving under the influence, the Sheriff’s Office said.
  21. A U.S. Coast Guard boat approaches a sailing vessel packed with migrants off the coast of Key Largo on Monday.
  22. Azea Augustama, left, a former Haitian national boxer, was jailed on Nov. 23, 2022 on allegations he threatened to commit a mass shooting at a Miami gym. He is pictured here during a boxing match at the Miami Magic City Casino in 2011.
  23. Attendees of the Pasos al Futuro event listen to a presentation on Nov. 16 in Tampa. The presentation, which was held in Spanish, included information for Hispanic students and their parents on how to prepare for college.
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