Photography

Here are 16 of the week’s best photos

Enjoying a movie at a Virginia drive-in, the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds fly over Washington to honor medical workers, placard fans fill a ballpark’s stands during the Korean Baseball Organization League’s opening game. Here’s a look at 16 of the best photos of the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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May 4, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walks to his office at the Capitol as the Senate was set to reconvene.

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Matt McClain/The Washington Post

May 1, 2020 | Stephens City, Va.

A family watches one of the movies being shown at the Family Drive-In Theatre that has two screens playing different movies.

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post

May 5, 2020 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dinner is served during a test evening in a quarantine greenhouse at Mediamatic.

Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

May 2, 2020 | Louisville, Ky.

An empty Churchill Downs on what was originally the scheduled 146th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race has been postponed to September because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post

May 22, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

The Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds fly by the Washington Monument to honor medical workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post

May. 5, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Tex.), center, is greeted by committee chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), right, and vice chairman Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) as he arrives to a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing for his nomination as director of national intelligence.

Andrew Harnik/AP

Andrew Harnik/AP

May 5, 2020 | Tokyo

A girl jumps rope along the Tamagawa riverside.

Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

May 3, 2020 | Huntington Village, N.Y.

Lisa Fascilla, center, with her children Nina and Alex, receive a beer delivery from Karen and Mark Heuwetter's dogs, Buddy and Barley. The Heuwetters own the Six Harbors Brewery and have trained the golden retrievers to help them with delivery to customers during the pandemic.

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Al Bello/Getty Images

May 6, 2020 | St. Albans, Britain

Goslings head into the water at Verulamium Park.

Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Peter Cziborra/Reuters

May 5, 2020 | Incheon, South Korea

The stands at Happy Dream ballpark are filled with placards of fans during the Korean Baseball Organization League's opening game between SK Wyverns and Hanwha Eagles. The season started after being delayed in March because of the coronavirus.

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Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

May 7, 2020 | Germiston, South Africa

A volunteer of a local civic movement sanitizes the hands of people standing at a taxi rank.

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Luca Sola/AFP/Getty Images

May 7, 2020 | Athens, Greece

People, joining their hands with face masks, dance to Balkan music at the Syntagma square during a demonstration, organized by artists, musicians and actors, to ask for help from the Greek government for the financial loses caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

May 7, 2020 | Tegucigalpa, Honduras

People crowd around to receive hens, given by presidential pre-candidate for Libre party, Wilfredo Mendez, in the working-class neighborhood of El Carrizal amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

May 4, 2020 | Nairobi, Kenya

A man gestures while protesting in front of cart carrying the body of Vitallis Ochilo Owino. Owino was allegedly beaten to death by police the previous night while walking in the streets during curfew hours imposed by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images

May 4, 2020 | Odessa, Tex.

Deputies of the Ector County Sheriff's Office advance on armed protesters who gathered outside Big Daddy Zane's Bar that opened despite the governor's orders prohibiting its operation until later in the month. The protesters arrived to support the bar's decision, leading to the arrest of eight individuals including the owner.

Eli Hartman/AP

Eli Hartman/AP

May 6, 2020 | New Delhi, India

A firefighter sprays water to control a fire that broke out at a scrap warehouse.

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AFP/Getty Images