Here are 13 of the week’s best photos

Looking for the top dog at the Westminster Kennel Club show, foreign-language film “Parasite” takes the Oscar for best picture, riding big waves in the Nazare Tow Surfing Challenge, a mass shooting at a Thailand shopping mall. Here’s a look at 13 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.


Feb. 11, 2020 | New York City

Falco, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, takes part in the sporting-group competition during the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.


Feb. 9, 2020 | Los Angeles

Bong Joon-ho, right, reacts as he is presented with the award for best picture for the movie "Parasite" by Jane Fonda at the Oscars.

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Feb. 10, 2020 | Conway, N.H.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks to voters at Sweet Maple Cafe.

Melina Mara/The Washington Post

Feb. 11, 2020 in Manchester, N.H.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) greets people outside a polling station at McDonough Elementary School.

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post

Feb. 10, 2020 | Plymouth, N.H.

Snow falls as Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, center, departs a gathering at Plymouth State University.

Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post

Feb. 11, 2020 | Nazare, Portugal

Hawaiian surfer Kai Lenny rides a wave during the big waves Nazare Tow Surfing Challenge.

Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

Feb. 9, 2020 | Philadelphia

The 76ers' Joel Embiid, top, goes up to shoot above the Chicago Bulls' Thaddeus Young during the second half of their NBA game.

Matt Slocum/AP

Feb. 11, 2020 | Nashua, N.H.

Annabelle Bartlett, second from left, Kyle McLellan and Ashley Guzik respond to early election results at a primary-night rally for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg at Nashua Community College.

Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post

Feb. 3, 2020 | Manchester, N.H.

Presidential candidates, from left, former vice president Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) participate in the Democratic presidential primary debate at St. Anselm College.

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Feb. 11, 2020 | Werkendam, Netherlands

Water floods the Noordwaard Polder plains in the Biesbosch.

Rob Engelaar/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Feb. 9, 2020 | Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Soldiers evacuate a hostage from the scene of a mass shooting at the Terminal 21 shopping mall.

Rungroj Yongrit/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Feb. 11, 2020 | Riverside, Calif.

People evacuated from China in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak toss their masks after finishing their quarantine.

Riverside University Health Department/Reuters

Feb. 12, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

George Buss, of Freeport, Ill., portrays President Abraham Lincoln during a commemoration of 16th president's birthday at the Lincoln Memorial.

Matt McClain/The Washington Post