Satellite image showing Hurricane Laura reaching the coasts of Louisiana and Texas on Wednesday evening. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Hurricane Laura ripped through southwestern Louisiana on Thursday, destroying buildings in towns across the southwestern corner of the state and ki(...)

A man stands in a flooded street in  Haiti,  during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura. Photograph:  Estailove St-Val/AFP via Getty Images

Coastal residents in low-lying areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as twin hu(...)

Miriam Figueroa, a dialysis nurse at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, tends to a Covid-19 patient in the intensive care unit, in Brooklyn. Photograph: Victor J Blue/The New York Times

For weeks, US government officials and hospital executives have warned of a looming shortage of ventilators as the coronavirus pandemic descended. But(...)

A patient is brought to the emergency room at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York. Photograph: The New York Times

In several hours on Tuesday, Dr Ashley Bray performed chest compressions at Elmhurst Hospital Center on a woman in her 80s, a man in his 60s and a 38-(...)

US president Donald Trump and Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House on Saturday.  Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/CNP/Bloomberg

It’s not easy being a national treasure. “I’m exhausted,” confessed Dr Anthony Fauci when I reached him Thursday evening in the middle of another 18-h(...)

Disaster relief. Aid:Tech was the first company to deliver international aid using blockchain technology and digital identity when it worked with the Irish Red Cross on the Syrian refugee crisis in 2015. Photograph:  Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Social welfare payments in Singapore, microinsurance services for women in the developing world, disaster relief in the US, and a means to put people (...)

Boat workers Chris Bostwick, Mark and Mike Rodgriguez secure a boat at Haulover Marina in Haulover Beach, Florida, as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian. Photograph:Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP

Ned and Lisa Keahey were well aware that the second-most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record was heading for them, having watched the weather radar (...)

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 (...)

Empty shelves at a Target shop in Hollywood, Florida, as people stock up before the arrival of  Hurricane Dorian. Photograph: Bloomberg

Residents of Florida braced for what could be a historically damaging storm as Hurricane Dorian lingered on Friday in the western Atlantic, building s(...)

Toy Story 4 sees Woody struggling to find purpose in Bonnie’s room.

There’s a moment in Toy Story 4 in which Bonnie (the little girl who inherited the franchise’s central characters at the end of Toy Story 3) and her p(...)

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