Photography

Here are 14 of the week’s best photos

The House impeachment probe of President Trump continues, Brexit is delayed in the United Kingdom, the Kincade Fire tears through a Sonoma County, Calif., community, the late representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) is remembered in Washington, U.S. military withdraws from northern Syria. Here’s a look at 14 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Oct. 22, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

People are seen on a staircase leading into the dome of the United States Capitol on an overcast day. Acting ambassador to Ukraine William B. Taylor Jr. testified in the House impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Oct. 23, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Democratic and Republican lawmakers address how a group of GOP members barged into a secure hearing room where a witness was set to testify in the House impeachment probe.

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Oct. 16, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks to Trump during a meeting about Syria with lawmakers and the administration at the White House.

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Oct. 19, 2019 | London

European Union supporters in London react after lawmakers voted to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal.

SIMON DAWSON/REUTERS

Oct. 21, 2019 | Des Moines, Iowa

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) speaks to students at Roosevelt High School.

Melina Mara/The Washington Post

Oct. 22, 2019 | Bandung, Indonesia

Locals watch as smoke rises from an oil pipeline fire near a high-speed rail construction site that killed a Chinese worker.

ANTARA FOTO/via REUTERS

Oct. 22, 2019 | Manila, Philippines

Firefighters work the scene of a blaze at an informal settlement.

TED ALJIBE/AFP via Getty Images

Oct. 24, 2019 | Sonoma County, Calif.

Flames consume a home as the Kincade Fire tears through the Jimtown community.

Noah Berger/AP

Oct. 20, 2019 | Dallas

Henry Ramirez, a member of Primera Iglesia Dallas, is consoled by his mother, Maribel Morales, as they survey the damage to their church after a tornado ripped across the city.

Jeffrey McWhorter/AP

Oct. 24, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

People gather for a memorial ceremony for the late representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) as his casket enters National Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Oct. 19, 2019 | Havana, Cuba

A child wearing ballet costume pays tribute to late Alicia Alonso, prima ballerina assoluta and founder of the Cuban National Ballet, at the Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso.

ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI/REUTERS

Oct. 17, 2019 | Medellin, Colombia

A 1-week-old flamingo and its mother are seen at the Santa Fe Zoo.

JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP via Getty Images

Oct. 18, 2019 | Sleepy Eye, Minn.

A ladybug flew through the open window of a car driven by the photographer, who took a photo of it on the steering wheel.

Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post

Oct. 21, 2019 | Dohuk, Iraq

A convoy of U.S. military vehicles arrive near the Iraqi-Kurdish town of Bardarash after withdrawing from northern Syria.

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