A US army officer registers residents at a drive-through military Covid-19 testing site at Nations Tobin Recreation Center in El Paso, Texas. Photographer: Joel Angel Juarez/Bloomberg

The US has reported a record 77,300 new coronavirus cases in a day, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, which relies on official govern(...)

A couple enters the Oceans Ten restaurant in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Florida. To prevent the spread of Covid-19, beaches are closed from July 3rd-7th. Photograph: Cliff Hawkins/Getty

Republicans are warning the outlook is “grim” for Donald Trump in Florida, a closely watched battleground state that is seen as pivotal for the US pre(...)

Voters wait in an hours-long line to vote  in the coronavirus-delayed Georgia  primary  in Atlanta,  June 9th.  Photograph: Epa/Erik S Lesser

Concerns have been raised about the preparedness of US authorities for November’s presidential election, after chaotic scenes unfolded at some voting (...)

Rob Birch at his flooded his car which had floated out of his driveway as Hurricane Matthew passed near St Augustine, Florida. Photograph Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Hurricane Matthew killed more than 840 people and left tens of thousands homeless in its rampage through Haiti earlier this week before it lashed Flor(...)