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Tony Turner, a physical scientist and folksinger who lives in Ottawa, is on paid leave while Canada's environmental agency determines whether he broke the agency's ethics code.

Published on August 28, 2015

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The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at sea.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Firefighters extinguish hot spots after a wildfire, part of the Okanogan Complex, swept through the area on Saturday near Okanogan, Wash.

Published on August 28, 2015

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An airplane used to fight wildfires flies over a blaze that flared up near Omak, Wash., on Thursday.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Al Arbour, the longtime coach of the New York Islanders, led the team to four Stanley Cup titles.

Published on August 28, 2015

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There was good news along with the bad at the New York Stock Exchange this week.

Published on August 28, 2015

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The California state capitol building in Sacramento is shown, April 5, 2004.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Some of Vejraska's black Angus cows emerge from the smoke. Spotting the animals is hard in this scorched landscape. Vejraska says he would drive the cattle to safety, but the fire is so widespread that he has few places to put them. And it's too dangerous for his sons to round them up.

Published on August 28, 2015

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People offload donated hay from a flatbed truck in the lot of the Tech Feed Store in Omak, Wash. The Andrews family's store has been a hub for donations and communications for local ranchers during the Okanogan Complex fires.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Cattle rancher Craig Vejraska pours out feed while checking on his cattle in a smokey field in Cox Meadow, as the Okanogan Complex fires burn outside Omak, Wash., Aug. 26, 2015.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Published on August 28, 2015

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Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif speaks during a media conference in Mumbai, India, in 2013. In her latest film, Kaif plays an aid worker for "Medicine International" who helps an Indian soldier track assassinate a terrorist mastermind.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Dartmouth College Engineering graduate Quinn Connell (upper left) controls the movement of the team's Mobile Virtual Player during college football practice Wednesday.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Engineers and maintenance crews stand on a temporary steel structure that holds the generators for the giant pumps at the 17th Street Outfall Canal, which is part of the Orleans Levee District in New Orleans.

Published on August 28, 2015

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A maintenance worker watches water pour out of the temporary outflow pipes at the pumping station for the 17th Street Canal in the Orleans Levee District. The new and permanent pump house is still under construction in the distance.

Published on August 28, 2015

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A tug and barge pass through the open flood gates at the 1.8-mile-long Lake Borgne Surge Barrier, which is part of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Maintenance crews walk across the flood gate and pumping station at the 17th Street Canal in New Orleans. The existing pump station will be replaced with a new flood protection barrier and pump house that's still under construction.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Water spills over a levee along the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 30, 2005, in New Orleans.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Customers line up to enter the Gucci shop at a mall in Shanghai.

Published on August 28, 2015

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Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav earned $156 million last year — nearly 2,000 times more than the median Discovery worker.

Published on August 28, 2015

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