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Death toll rises to four in California’s biggest wildfire this year
McKinney fire has burned more than 100 buildings in north of state as other blazes ignite in US west

Guardian staff and agencies

02, Aug, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Weather tracker: Mediterranean Sea hit by major marine heatwave
No respite from record-breaking temperatures as the ocean warms and wildfires rage on land

Matt Andrews for Metdesk

30, Jul, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Typically mild Pacific north-west braces for another blazing heatwave
Officials urge residents to take precautions as forecasts point to temperatures far above historic averages

Maanvi Singh and agencies

25, Jul, 2022 @10:05 PM

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‘All that’s needed is a spark’: why the US may be headed for a summer of mega-fire
An explosive spring season has already burned more land than the 10-year average, with summers only expected to intensify

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco

07, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s wrong’: LIV Golf touches down in Oregon amid mounting local criticism
LIV Golf’s first event on American soil was set to begin Thursday amid protests from 9/11 families, a US senator and a consortium of local mayors

Guardian sport and agencies

30, Jun, 2022 @11:10 AM

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‘We will fight like hell’: US western states band together to protect abortion rights
California, Oregon and Washington pledged to defend access and protect those seeking care as the US came to grips with losing Roe v Wade

Gabrielle Canon

25, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A mega-tsunami in the Pacific north-west? It could be worse than predicted, study says
Scientists uncover worrying news about faults including Cascadia, which runs from Vancouver Island to northern California

Hallie Golden in Seattle

07, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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US progressives show strength in primaries and predict more wins ahead
Stronger-than-expected showing in elections has energized the movement and set the stage, they hope, for more successes

Lauren Gambino in Washington

24, May, 2022 @1:25 PM

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US primary elections: Dr Oz tied with McCormick in test of Trump’s influence on Republicans – as it happened
Celebrity physician, who is endorsed by Trump, is currently behind in the Pennsylvania senate primary, but the race remains too close too call

Vivian Ho

18, May, 2022 @9:33 PM

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Election denier triumphs as primaries test Trump’s grip on Republican party
Voters nominate Doug Mastriano in Pennsylvania’s governor race, but congressman Madison Cawthorn ousted in North Carolina

Lauren Gambino in Washington

18, May, 2022 @4:31 AM

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Oregon’s bold drug decriminalisation sees some success – but use still rising
Experts say decriminalisation is not the problem – the new measure lacks a proper pathway to recovery amid the growing overdose crisis

Hilary Beaumont

04, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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US unions condemn ‘unacceptable’ Oregon pension fund link with NSO
AFL-CIO in Oregon calls for urgent divestment from fund that owns Israeli spyware company alleged to have targeted union members

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

31, Mar, 2022 @5:32 PM

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