Gov. Andrew Cuomo was granted emergency powers during the COVID-19 crisis. The decision came after The New York Times reported that the governor’s staff undercounted nursing home deaths in June.
About 68 million Americans have been fully vaccinated as some centers have closed temporarily anticipating a supply shortage of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Caron Nazario is suing two Winsor, Virginia, police officers after he was stopped, pepper-sprayed and forcibly removed from his car during a traffic stop.
The embattled Florida congressman maintains his innocence after allegations of sexual misconduct, illicit drug use and sex trafficking.
The long dormant La Soufriere Volcano last erupted in April 1979.
Students and faculty at Prairie Vale Elementary School in Edmond, Oklahoma, cheered on Yanet Lopez, originally from Cuba, after she passed her U.S. citizenship test.