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September 22, 2017
Debris of what used to be the entrance to Foxy's, a restaurant damaged by Hurricane Irma, at Great Harbor in Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands, Sept. 13, 2017. The island of Jost Van Dyke, with 298 residents, set up a de facto command center at a bar with working generators. (Erika P. Rodriguez/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Category 5 hurricanes have hit 6 land areas dead-on in 2017, more than ever before
September 22, 2017 - 2:16pm
September 18, 2017
U.S. bombers combine with South Korean and Japanese aircraft in a show of force over the Korean Peninsula on Sept. 17.  Staff Sgt. Steven Schneider, Defense Department.
U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new, massive show of force aimed at North Korea
September 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
President Donald Trump greets British Secretary of Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson, left, as U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, second from right, looks on, during a meeting on United Nations reform at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 18, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Pres. Trump pushes reform in United Nations debut, calls for 'changing business as usual'
September 18, 2017 - 11:14am
Border Patrol agents along the wall between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 12, 2017. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre/The New York Times)
Border security is tougher than ever, Department of Homeland Security report finds
September 18, 2017 - 9:34am
September 15, 2017
 (Illustration by James C. Best Jr./The New York Times)
Here's what your stolen identity is selling for on the dark web
September 15, 2017 - 9:55am
September 14, 2017
The plains of North Dakota are seen from an aircraft about 45 miles from the North Dakota and Canada border. (Bridget Bennett/The New York Times)
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
September 12, 2017
Derek Mathis, 23, of Hazelwood, Pennsylvania. Median household income in America was $59,039 last year, surpassing the previous high of $58,655 set in 1999.  Jeff Swensen for The Washington Post.
Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports
September 12, 2017 - 3:37pm
Another Hero Dog, Maverick, helps with grocery shopping.  Hero Dogs
Hero Dogs program enlists pups to help those who served
September 12, 2017 - 12:52pm
September 6, 2017
Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit embark the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in Norfolk, Va., in August. The Marines and sailors aboard were initially deployed to assist with Hurricane Harvey, but could instead help with Hurricane Irma relief. Photo by Mass Communication Spec. 1st Class Deven B. King-U.S. Navy
US military preparations for Hurricane Irma now include four Navy ships and thousands of troops
September 6, 2017 - 12:39pm
September 5, 2017
Officer shoots Ohio newspaper photographer after confusing his tripod and camera for a gun
September 5, 2017 - 10:48am
September 2, 2017
Organ preservation forms and supplies for organ procurement at the Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minn. (T.C. Worley/The New York Times)
Officials try to make organ transplants fairer
September 2, 2017 - 8:26am
September 1, 2017
The U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)
White House retreats from government shutdown threat
September 1, 2017 - 12:52pm
A tent covers the area around an unexploded British World War Two bomb which was found during renovation work on the university's campus in Frankfurt, Germany, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski
Frankfurt to evacuate thousands as huge WWII bomb defused
September 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
August 31, 2017
The Valero Houston Refinery is threatened by the swelling waters of the Buffalo Bayou after Hurricane Harvey inundated the Texas Gulf coast with rain, in Houston, Texas on August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
Oil rises, gasoline jumps 10 percent as U.S. refineries reel
August 31, 2017 - 1:05pm
Close up of generic pills. Outcry has been building over the rising cost of brand-name medications, but the price of generic drugs has been moving in the opposite direction. (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
With US generic drug market in chaos, Indian upstarts rise
August 31, 2017 - 12:12pm