Ice cream took center stage Saturday at Union Market in Northeast during the first D.C. Scoop. The community event featured free frozen treats, a juried tasting competition, an ice cream eating contest, children’s activities, music and other entertainment.
Three-year-old Camilla Rivera’s name wasn’t called for the ice cream eating contest, but she plopped herself down for a bite anyway.Rebecca D'Angelo/For The Washington Post
A mass skiing competition in Russia, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Northern Lights glow over Finland, former congressman John Dingell’s funeral in Washington and more images from around the world.
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.