Billboards in the Times Square area of New York display messages thanking first responders and front line workers battling coronavirus. Photograph: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg

One of every five New York City residents tested positive for antibodies to the coronavirus, according to preliminary results described by governor An(...)

A new study in California has found the number of people infected with coronavirus may be tens of times higher than previously thought. File photograph: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

A new study in California has found the number of people infected with coronavirus may be tens of times higher than previously thought. The study fro(...)

A woman wearing a face mask in Monterey Park, California. Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

The number of coronavirus cases is growing as more than 98,000 people are infected globally and more than 3,300 deaths. California declared a State o(...)

Medical members wearing protective gear talk as they check drivers with suspected symptoms of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at a “drive-through” virus test facility in Goyang, north of Seoul, on Sautrday. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Yeon-je/AFP

The first death of a coronavirus patient has occurred in the United States, president Donald Trump has confirmed. The patient was a woman in her lat(...)

Gwyneth Paltrow attends the In Goop Health Summit  on June 9th in  California. Photograph: Phillip Faraone/Getty

Goop, the new age lifestyle and publishing company founded by the actor Gwyneth Paltrow, has agreed to pay a substantial settlement over unproven clai(...)

Former Stanford student Brock Turner who was sentenced to six months in county jail for the sexual assault of an unconscious and intoxicated woman in January 2015. Photograph: Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via Reuters

Voters removed from office on Wednesday a California judge who drew worldwide condemnation for giving a six-month jail sentence to a Stanford Universi(...)

John Heard: Born March 7th, 1946; died July 21st, 2017. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

John Heard, an actor who played pained characters in dramas but became known for his role as the father who forgot his youngest son on a family trip t(...)

Chicago, one of the “sanctuary cities”  that limit their co-operation with US federal immigration enforcement. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

A judge in San Francisco on Tuesday temporarily blocked US president Donald Trump’s efforts to starve localities of federal funds when they limit thei(...)

Brock Turner (21) convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, leaves the Santa Clara County Jail in San José, California on Friday. Photograph:  Stephen Lam/Reuters

A former Stanford University swimmer whose six-month sentence for raping an unconscious woman sparked a national outcry in the US has been released f(...)

A file image of   Stanford University’s campus. Photograph: Reuters

A California judge who came under fire and was the subject of a recall campaign for his sentencing decisions in a Stanford University sexual assault c(...)

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