Judge approves opioid settlement New York governor declares state of emergency due to storm Ida US hospitals face oxygen shortages: CNN Racial conflicts an ugly 'American tradition' At least 45 people in Northeast die in Hurricane Ida's wake Biden meets with Ukrainian president over security issues, ties Mexican president to press Biden for temporary migrant visas US stocks shrug off weak August jobs data on mixed day for markets Ida kills scores in US Northeast; Record rain floods NYC Moderna seeks FDA approval for half-dose COVID booster shot COVID-19 surge wearing US out in multiple sectors Biden's Kabul moves shape up as political hedging New York, New Jersey declare emergencies, at least six reported dead in record rains COVID-19 to push US mortality up through 2023: Washington Post North Carolina student dies in school shooting, suspect in custody Biden warns of 'unconstitutional chaos' due to Texas abortion ban Death toll tops 40 after Ida's remnants blindside Northeast White House defends boosters as 2 from FDA leave Texas moves ahead with laws restricting abortion, voting