Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry has pledged to donate $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, with $250,000 of that going to Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church, which has served as a major distribution center of supplies for Texas flood victims. (Facebook/@Tyler Perry)
Lucy Liu helped her co-worker Tianna Oliver clean out her flood-damaged house on Thursday. Government agencies also have kicked into high gear as the Houston region begins to recover from Hurricane Harvey. (Associated Press)
Former President George W. Bush stands with Joseph Kim, a refugee from North Korea who received a grant from the North Korea Freedom Scholarship Program from the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. Photo credit: Grant Miller for the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
A dog looks out from a crate as a family is evacuated from their apartment on Tuesday in Kingwood, Texas. Some evacuees are keeping pets with them, while others are taking them to shelters. (Associated Press)
In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 photo, a dead spruce tree stands on the shore of the East Branch of the Penobscot River in this time exposure in the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument near Patten, Maine. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to retain the newly created monument but said he might recommend adjustments to the White House on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Sunflowers decimated by drought are seen in a field in Padina, Serbia, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)