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(...)

Lake County sheriff’s officers prepare to evacuate Butts Canyon Road in Middletown, California  as the Valley fire jumps a local highway. Photograph: AP

Four firefighters have been injured fighting to contain a fast-moving wildfire in northern California that has forced thousands of people to evacuate (...)