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(...)

A fallen cell tower lies across US Route 280 highway in Lee County, Alabama after a tornado struck on Sunday. Photograph: Mike Haskey/Ledger-Enquirer via AP

Alabama residents and rescue workers on Monday dug through the remnants of homes destroyed by a spate of tornadoes that killed at least 23 people, in(...)

A fire-damaged road sign on Decker Road in Malibu. At least 48 people have died in the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history. Photograph: Stuart Palley/The New York Times

US National Guard troops have been searching through charred debris for more victims of California’s deadliest wildfire as top officials toured the ru(...)

Debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Florida, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Photograph: Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP.

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to 18 people across four states on Friday as rescuers, hampered by power and phone outages, used cadaver do(...)

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