The CDC director is calling for an internal review and major overhaul of government agency due to handling of pandemic, saying COVID recommendations were "confusing" and website hard to navigate.
Plus, a resistance is growing as Russians protest the draft for the war in Ukraine, and a shooting at a school in central Russia left 15 dead, including 11 children.
A look at the top photos from around the globe.
In Cuba, some are evacuating to avoid the storm that is expected to strengthen into a Category 4 hurricane.
In Naples, emergency crews are preparing the area's lakes and drains for possible flooding and the mayor is preparing new Floridians for what may be their first major hurricane.
Hundreds more are fleeing the country in order to avoid being called up to serve as tensions increase in Russia and President Vladimir Putin requests more soldiers.