Photography

Here are 13 of the week’s best photos

The Jefferson Memorial undergoes a major roof repair, a pelican grabs a meal, the annual Little League World Series in Pennsylvania and fire consumes a Bangladeshi slum. Here’s a look at 13 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Aug. 17, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Scaffolding surrounds the Jefferson Memorial dome as it undergoes a roof makeover and repair.

Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post

Aug. 17, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Ashley Brown, of the band Be'la Dona, sings a go-go-inspired song during Chuck Brown Day.

Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post

Aug. 19, 2019 | Reston, Va.

Kids cool off in the river pool at the Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole.

Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post

Aug. 21, 2019 | London

A pelican catches a fish during feeding time in St. James's Park.

Hannah McKay/REUTERS

Aug. 16, 2019 | South Williamsport, Pa.

Brady Yates, left, runs toward his South Riding, Va., teammates after hitting a two-run home run against Barrington, R.I., during their Little League World Series game.

Gene J. Puskar/AP

Aug. 15, 2019 | Manchester, N.H.

Supporters cheer before President Trump arrives to speak at a "Keep America Great" rally at Southern New Hampshire University.

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

Aug. 20, 2019 | Bnei Brak, Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attend the wedding ceremony of Hannah Halbershtam and Menahem Nachum, the son of the Rabbi of the Nadvorna Hasidic dynasty.

Oded Balilty/AP

Aug. 19, 2019 | Diyarbakir, Turkey

Demonstrators clash with Turkish police as they protest against the replacement of Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities.

ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP/Getty Images

Aug. 20, 2019 | Lampedusa, Italy

A man cries as he hugs a crew member after disembarking from the Open Arms rescue ship on the island of Sicily.

Salvatore Cavalli/AP

Aug. 16, 2019 | Harare, Zimbabwe

An injured protester lies on a road after clashes between police and people who took part in the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance-organized peace march.

AARON UFUMELI/EPA-EFE/REX/AARON UFUMELI/EPA-EFE/REX

Aug. 18, 2019 | Kabul, Afghanistan

A man inspects a wedding hall damaged in a blast.

MOHAMMAD ISMAIL/REUTERS

Aug. 16, 2019 | Dhaka, Bangladesh

People gather on a rooftop to watch fires that broke out in a slum.

MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN/REUTERS

Aug. 20, 2019 | Los Angeles, Calif.

The downtown skyline and an airplane are seen through the morning marine layer.

LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS