New York governor announces resignation: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that he will be resigning from his position following a report that found he sexually harassed 11 women. Cuomo denied the allegations but said he did not want to be a distraction to the state government.

FDA grants full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, making it the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive full approval in the United States. The approval could help boost vaccination rates in the country.

Hurricane Ida causes widespread damage: Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana over the weekend, causing widespread damage and leaving over a million people without power. The storm has since moved up the East Coast, causing flooding and other damage in New York and other states.

California wildfire forces evacuations: A wildfire in Northern California has forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes. The fire has burned over 100,000 acres and is only 5% contained, according to fire officials.

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s eviction moratorium: The Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration’s eviction moratorium, which was put in place to protect renters who were struggling to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision could leave many renters at risk of eviction.