Here are 14 of the week’s best photos

Three men exonerated after 36 years behind bars for wrongful murder conviction, celebration in Hong Kong after pro-Beijing politician loses election, military dog Conan visits the White House, the Thanksgiving holiday travel period begins in the U.S. Here’s a look at 11 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Nov. 25, 2019 | Baltimore, Md.

Mary Stewart, left, walks with her son, Andrew Stewart, and her daughter, Ulonda Stewart, after Andrew along with Alfred Chestnut and Ransom Watkins were released from life sentences after 36 years and exonerated after being convicted in the 1983 murder of DeWitt Duckett.

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Nov. 25, 2019 | Hong Kong, China

Pro-democracy supporters celebrate after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho lost his election. A massive voter turnout in district council elections was seen as a barometer of public support for pro-democracy protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese territory for more than five months.

Kin Cheung/AP

Nov. 28 , 2019 | New York, N.Y.

Confetti flies at the start of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Nov. 25, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

President Trump, left, Vice President Mike Pence, second from left, and first lady Melania Trump stand with Conan, the military dog who sustained injuries during the raid that led to the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in the Rose Garden of the White House.

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Nov. 21, 2019 | Kashgar, China

Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers patrol along the border of Khunjerab Pass.

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Nov. 24, 2019 | Oahu, Hawaii

Zeke Lau gets a barrel as he surfs a big day at Pipeline on the island's North Shore.

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Nov. 25, 2019 | Miami, Fla.

Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk, right, is fouled by Miami Heat forward Duncan Robinson during the first half of their NBA basketball game.

Lynne Sladky/AP

Nov. 25, 2019 | Baghdad, Iraq

A demonstrator throws a Molotov cocktail during ongoing anti-government protests.


Nov. 27, 2019 | Port Neches, Texas

A process tower flies through air after exploding at the TPC Group Petrochemical Plant. The explosion injured three plant workers, damaged nearby structures and forced people in surrounding areas to evacuate.

Erwin Seba/Reuters

Nov. 25, 2019 | Santiago, Chile

A policeman points a gas canister launcher at a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government.


Nov. 29, 2019 | Thumane, Albania

Relatives of people living at a collapsed building react after an earthquake hit Albania.

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Nov. 25, 2019 | Gaithersburg, Md.

Aiden Teter carries a Christmas tree to a pile in the parking lot at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Parish. He was one of several volunteers setting up a tree lot that will open on Nov. 29.

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Nov. 26, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

A commuter makes her way into Union Station as the Thanksgiving holiday travel period begins.

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Nov. 25, 2019 | Frankfurt, Germany

The sun rises through the thick fog as an aircraft passes by.

Michael Probst/AP