People welcoming China's ship Yuan Wang 5 wave Chinese and Sri Lankan flags at Sri Lanka's Hambantota International Port in Sri Lanka, Aug. 16.
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Jill Mallen gets her groceries at a food pantry because of soaring inflation. She says she's a "confused" voter — a registered Democrat who feels Republicans did a better job of managing the economy.
Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein looks through the bank's window in Beirut, Lebanon during the hostage standoff on Thursday. He surrended after several hours of negotiations in exchange for a portion of his savings.
Starbucks says regional staff of the National Labor Relations Board repeatedly crossed the line of neutrality to help union organizers in Kansas. Here, activists protest against Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz in New York City last month.
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The Internal Revenue Service building is seen in Washington, D.C., on April 5. The IRS got $80 billion in new funding as part of the climate and health care bill passed by Congress on Friday. Most of that money will be used to target wealthier tax evaders.
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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on Aug. 5. The majority of America's top companies have reported strong earnings, but warning signs about the economy are also emerging from their corporate earnings.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, where he spoke to reporters about the Inflation Reduction Act.
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