Here are 10 of the week’s best photos

Performers ready for a production of The Nutcracker, the White Island volcano erupts in New Zealand, articles of impeachment announced against President Trump, Britain votes in the general election. Here’s a look at 10 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Dec. 8, 2019 | Annandale, Va.

Performers gather in a hallway before taking the stage during a Metropolitan School of the Arts production of The Nutcracker at the Ernst Community Cultural Center.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Dec. 8, 2019 | Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Supporters of Honduras' Olimpia celebrate after defeating, 4-0, Marathon to win the Apertura Football Tournament at the Nacional stadium.


Dec. 9, 2019 | Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

The White Island volcano erupts. According to police, at least five people have died in the volcanic eruption.


Dec. 9, 2019 | Berlin, Germany

A zookeeper holds 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' during a name-giving event for the young panda twins at the Berlin Zoo.

Michael Sohn/AP

Dec. 8, 2019 | Moenchbruch, Germany

Starlings sit on the backs of fallow deer standing in high grass of a nature reserve.

Boris Roessler/AP

Dec. 12, 2019 | Houston, Tex.

A police officer wipes away tears during a funeral service for police Sgt. Christopher Brewster at Grace Church Houston. Brewster, 32, was gunned down while responding to a domestic violence call in Magnolia Park. Police arrested Arturo Solis, 25, in the shooting death and faces capital murder charges.

David J. Phillip/AP

Dec. 10, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, left, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, second from left, House Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff, right, along with chairman Elliot Engel and chairwoman Maxine Waters gather during a press conference to announce the specific articles of impeachment against President Trump.

Melina Mara/The Washington Post

Dec. 9, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

President Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks during a roundtable on empowering families with education choice in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

Dec. 13, 2019 | Beijing, China

Big Air Shougang is lit up at Shougang Park during Day 2 of the Air+Style Beijing FIS Snowboard World Cup.

Lintao Zhang/AFP/Getty Images

Dec. 12, 2019 | Ouston, Britain

A voter enters a polling station at the Perkinsville Methodist Church during the general election.

Lee Smith/Reuters