A screen grab from a handout video made available by Nasa taken from the International Space Station  showing Hurricane Dorian on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Nasa

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the(...)

A satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaces the Bahamas and Florida. Photograph: Getty Images

South Carolina’s governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the state’s entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens. Henry McMaster’s order goes (...)

A blanket used by a member of the homeless community in West Palm Beach, Florida, US. Photograph: Saul Martinez/The New York Times

City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, US, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from one of its civi(...)

R&B singer Chris Brown: history of violent conduct. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

The R&B star Chris Brown has been arrested in Florida on a charge of felony battery. On Thursday the singer and rapper performed a concert on his (...)

The various Florida Keys are connected by long bridges – one is seven miles long – with the views on either side changing from swamplands, to beautiful coastlines and pearly blue water. Photograph: Getty Images

South Florida has the capacity to leave you overwhelmed or energised. I found I could achieve the latter by combining a solid plan with an open mind b(...)

A derailed Amtrak car can be seen up the tracks near a crossing after an early morning collision with a CSX freight train on Saturdayin Cayce, South Carolina. Photograph: Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images

A locked track switch is being blamed for the collision of an Amtrak passenger train with a freight train that killed two people and injured more tha(...)

Sign displays “There is no threat” in Oahu, Hawaii, after a false emergency alert said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii. Photograph:  Instagram/@sighpoutshrug/via Reuters

The government of Hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards in place that would have prevented the transmission of a false alert about an imminent mis(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Mike Theiler/Pool via Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump has said he believes Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, will treat him fairly, contradicting s(...)

Sheila Keen Warren is currently married to Michael Warren, her alleged victim Marlene Warren’s widower.

Detectives in Florida believe they have solved a bizarre 27-year-old cold case in which a young woman was shot dead by a balloon-carrying clown who kn(...)

President-elect Donald Trump scoffed at his rival Hillary Clinton’s near two million lead in the popular vote. Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

There has been no evidence of widespread election fraud in the November 8th US presidential contest, the White House said on Monday, following preside(...)

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