Photographer Brian Van Lau’s “We’re Just Here For the Bad Guys” documents time he spent with his father before he passed away

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Hours after its second U.S. landfall, Ian weakened slightly and is now a “post-tropical cyclone” — though the National Hurricane Center stressed the storm still poses serious dangers. Earlier Friday, Ian crashed near Georgetown, S.C. as a Category 1 hurricane, the first hurricane to strike South Carolina since Matthew in 2016. Massive flooding in the region has made some roads impassable.

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Students color pictures ahead of National Day in China; Philadelphia fans cheer on their team against the Washington Commanders at FedEx Field in Maryland; a gunman killed at least 17 people at School No. 88 in Izhevsk, Russia; Hurricane Ian leaves a trail of destruction in its wake in Florida; the Webb telescope captures the spiral galaxy, IC 5332. See 13 of the week’s most interesting images from around the world, as selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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The death toll from Tropical Storm Ian remained unclear early Thursday after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said it brought “historic” damage to the state, hours after President Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Florida amid what the National Hurricane Center described as “catastrophic flooding” over east and central parts of the state.

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The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

"To Hope" brings the work of mostly Ukrainian photographers together to raise funds for Ukrainians feeling the brunt of the war.

Evacuation orders were expanding along Florida’s Gulf coast on Monday as officials warned residents to prepare for powerful, widespread effects from Hurricane Ian, a storm on its way to becoming the first significant hurricane to hit the state since 2018.

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Typhoon Noru caused widespread flooding and destroyed buildings after hitting the Luzon island in the Philippines.

Lunch Poems, it is a continuation of what Leah Frances started with American Squares, but with a more political undertone.

The Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft blasts off to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan; an athlete competes in the swim portion of the Qatar Airways Ironman Maryland triathlon; an historic state funeral took place for Queen Elizabeth II in London and Windsor; the Las Vegas Aces celebrate after winning the WNBA championship. See 12 of the week’s most interesting images from around the world, as selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Baldwin Lee's images in his eponymous book document the American south with lyrical artistry.

Photographs tell a story of an extreme season, wreaking havoc from Kentucky to Korea, Pakistan to Puerto Rico.

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The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

Photographer Emmanuel Guillén Lozano gives us a glimpse into the country at war with Ukraine.

The National Hurricane Center warned that both Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic should expect “catastrophic flooding” from the slow-moving storm.

As thousands of people across London said goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II, a small group in Denver gathered with tea, crumpets and tissues to watch her majesty be laid to rest.

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The queen's coffin is moved from Westminster Abbey to its final resting place, at St. George's chapel in Windsor.

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In northeast London dozens of people are hard at work cutting, stitching and redesigning the royal uniforms of a new era.

Bears players slide on a soggy football field to celebrate their win over the 49ers in Chicago; a full harvest moon looms over the Suleymaniye mosque in Istanbul; remembrances are held in New York and Virginia on the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon; a stampede occurs at Moi International Sports Center in Nairobi ahead of incoming Kenyan President Ruto’s inauguration.

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What’s behind Republican governors busing migrants from the border to "sanctuary" cities like Washington and most recently Martha's Vineyard.

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