Here are 18 of the week’s best photos

Swarms of locusts invade Kenya, a bench-clearing breaks out between Kansas college basketball teams, the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump begins, exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston share a moment backstage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Here’s a look at 18 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Jan. 23, 2020 | Ololokwe, Kenya

Desert locusts swarm while flying over a bush. The locusts have been invading Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia.

Sven Torfinn/Food and Agriculture Organization/EPA-EFE/Rex

Jan. 20, 2020 | Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico

A migrant, part of a caravan of mostly Hondurans traveling to the United States, is tackled by a member of Mexico's National Guard after crossing the Suchiate River between Ciudad Tecun Uman, Guatemala, and Ciudad Hidalgo.

Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images

Jan. 21, 2020 | Lawrence, Kan.

Silvio De Sousa, of the Kansas Jayhawks, picks up a chair during a brawl with the Kansas State Wildcats at the end of their college basketball game.

Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Jan. 20, 2020 | Richmond

Gun-rights advocates and others line the streets before a rally near the Virginia State Capitol.

Julia Rendleman/The Washington Post

Jan. 24, 2020 | Wuhan, China

Excavators work a construction site as China builds a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with the coronavirus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country's most important holiday.


Jan. 23, 2020 | Des Moines

The Iowa capital's skyline looms in the distance as people ice skate at the Brenton Skating Plaza.

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Jan. 21, 2020 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg is introduced at a town hall event.

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Jan. 22, 2020 | Mason City, Iowa

Former vice president Joe Biden walks out to speak at a community event at the North Iowa Events Center.

Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post

Jan. 21, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks to journalists just off the Senate floor during a break during in the impeachment trial of President Trump.

Melina Mara/The Washington Post

Jan. 21, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

A cart of pizzas is rolled by the Senate floor just before a dinner break in the impeachment trial.

Melina Mara/The Washington Post

Jan. 19, 2020 | Los Angeles

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston attend the annual SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium.

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Turner

Jan. 21, 2020 | Bogota, Colombia

Drug-detection dogs play next to policemen, victims of land-mine explosions, before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Jan. 20, 2020 | Des Moines

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) attends a rally at the State Historical Museum of Iowa.

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post

Jan. 17, 2020 | Newton, Iowa

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks at a community conversation event at the Maytag Complex.

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

Jan. 11, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Workers perform maintenance cleaning on part of a huge steel tapestry, that will be made up of 604 steel panels, at the Eisenhower Memorial.

Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post

Jan. 19, 2020 | Tecun Uman, Guatemala

Clothes and shoes of Honduran migrants traveling in a caravan are laid out on the banks of the Suchiate River between Guatemala and Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico.

Carlos Alonzxo/AFP/Getty Images

Jan. 22, 2020 | Karachi, Pakistan

Siblings, with their dog, search for belongings in their burned-out house after a fire broke out in a slum.


Jan. 8, 2020 | Kangaroo Island, Australia

A burned koala bear is seen near a charred eucalyptus forest as a Humane Society International disaster response team looks for animals to rescue.

Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post