Here are 14 of the week’s best photos

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, An Atlas 5 rocket launches in Cape Canaveral, Mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. Here’s a look at 14 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

Aug. 4, 2019 | Glen Echo, Md. Jennie Harlow dances near a fan during a waltz dance event in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park.

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Aug. 7, 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland The cast of "The Lady Boys of Bangkok" squeeze into a taxi during a fundraising event for Edinburgh taxi drivers children's charities.

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Aug. 5, 2019 | West Friendship, Md. Emma Shapley, 4, holds a one-week-old duckling at the 74th Annual Howard County Fair.

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Aug. 5, 2019 | Moscow, Russia Two starlings play in a fountain at Manezhnaya Square.


Aug. 8, 2019 | Bristol, England A Darth Vader balloon floats above Clifton Suspension Bridge during the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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Aug. 4, 2019 | Dover, England Franky Zapata stands on his jet-powered "flyboard" next to helicopters as he attempts to cross the English Channel.

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Aug. 8, 2019 | Cape Canaveral, Fla. The contrail of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket is illuminated by the sun after lift off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


Aug. 7, 2019 | Arlington, Va. Carolyn Long Williams carries a flag following the service and interment of her husband, U.S. Army PFC Lamar L. Williams at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Aug. 3, 2019 | El Paso, Tex. Walmart employees react after an active shooter opened fire at the store.

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Aug. 4, 2019 | El Paso, Tex. Churchgoers hold hands as they sing at St. Pius X Church. More than 20 people were shot and killed at a Walmart.

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Aug. 5, 2019 | Dayton, Ohio Mourners place candles around a makeshift memorial at the scene of a mass shooting where a gunman killed 9 people.

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Aug. 7, 2019 | Dayton, Ohio Anti-Trump and pro-Trump demonstrators face off during the visit of President Trump to the city following the mass shooting.

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Aug. 5, 2019 | Springfield, Ohio Mourners gather for a vigil to honor victims of the mass shooting in Dayton's historic Oregon District.

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Aug. 5, 2019 | El Paso, Tex. An image of Javier Amir Rodriguez. one of 22 victims of the Walmart attack, is displayed on a screen during a memorial service at Horizon High School.

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