Photography

Here are 12 of the week’s best photos

The World Series champion Washington Nationals are celebrated, Democrats control the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate after election results, violent protests in Chile and Hong Kong, the scene after nine American women and children died in Mexican drug cartel ambush. Here’s a look at 12 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Nov. 6, 2019 | Montgomery, Minn.

Snow blankets the Krocak farm.

Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post

Nov. 2, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, center, pours champagne before the start of a parade to honor the team's first World Series championship.

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post

Nov. 4, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

President Trump embraces catcher Kurt Suzuki as the World Series champion Washington Nationals are honored at the White House.

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post

Nov. 3, 2019 | Sterling, Va.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden takes a selfie with supporters after a “get out the vote” rally.

Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post

Nov. 5, 2019 | Richmond, Va.

People celebrate during a Democratic election night watch party at a downtown hotel.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post

Nov. 5, 2019 | Frankfurt, Germany

Iceland horses play in their paddock of a stud in Wehrheim.

Michael Probst/AP

Nov. 5, 2019 | Lagos, Nigeria

Smoke rises from a fire at the downtown Balogun market.

Sunday Alamba/AP

Nov. 4, 2019 | Santiago, Chile

A riot police officer on fire reacts during a protest against the government.

Jorge Silva/Reuters

Nov. 3, 2019 | Hong Kong, China

A man hits a suspected attacker after an incident outside a mall. Riot police stormed several malls in a move to thwart more pro-democracy protests.

Elson Li/AP

Nov. 5, 2019 | Bavispe, Mexico

Relatives of slain members of Mexican American families, belonging to Mormon communities, react next to the burned wreckage of a vehicle where some family members died during a drug cartel ambush.

Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

Nov. 6, 2019 | Pibor, South Sudan

A displaced woman looks at her child, who is hiding behind her dress, in a school now occupied by internally displaced people, after heavy rains and floods forced hundreds of thousands to leave their homes.

Andreea Campeanu/Reuters

Oct. 30, 2019 | Tripoli, Libya

Militiamen take position on a front-line outpost in Al Aziziya.

Lorenzo Tugnoli/for The Washington Post