The winners of the 45th Annual Nikon Small World photography competition combine art and science to show a beautiful, miniature world.

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Adama Sannoh, unable to find transportation to a medical facility, spent a sleepless night suffering from symptoms of eclampsia. She and her baby later died at the hospital before she could deliver.

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Several violent thunderstorms — featuring 70 mph straight-line winds, heavy rain, lightning and half-dollar-sized hail — hit Dallas Sunday night.

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Dogs dressed as Regan from the movie “The Exorcist,” Oscar the Grouch from “Sesame Street” and other characters attend the parade in New York City.

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Protesters gather outside the House of Commons, where a vote is expected on a Brexit deal in London.

Kim Jong Un rides a white horse, actress Jane Fonda is arrested, protesters clash with police in Spain, The Washington Nationals play the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLCS. Here’s a look at 13 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir worked outside the International Space Station just months after NASA had to cancel an all-female spacewalk because of a spacesuit-sizing problem.

The Washington Post’s picks of distinguished local homes on the market.

A congressman from Maryland, he gained national attention for his principled stands on politically charged issues in the House. He chaired the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee and helped lead the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

The city embraces its historic past and its funky future.

12 Democrats meet for the first debate, at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, since the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery rounds and began a ground offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States.

The Nationals and the Cardinals, the Astros and the Yankees battle for World Series spots.

Two of the eight condos are left, selling for $1,299,000 and $2,350,000.

Every year, thousands of people come from all around the country to watch the sunrise from Mt. Fuji’s summit.

High winds and record-breaking rains battered Tokyo and large swaths of central Japan.

Thirty-three notable officials, from Kevin McAleenan to Sally Yates, have quit or been fired.

An eagle takes flight before the Alpine Eagle Race in France, Montgomery, Ala. elects its first black mayor, celebrating the Irrecha thanksgiving festival in Ethiopia, Washington Mystics win the WNBA championship. Here’s a look at 12 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

A wildfire racing through Los Angeles County led to mandatory evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people and destroyed homes.

The Washington Post’s picks of distinguished local homes on the market.

Residents point to the neighborhood’s diversity as one of its draws.

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