Photos of the week: Voting rights, former senator Harry Reid and snowy owls

Photos of the week: Voting rights, former senator Harry Reid and snowy owls

New York Mayor Eric Adams, third from the right, walks past an apartment building where a deadly fire broke out in the Bronx on Jan. 9. Associated Press / Yuki Iwamura

American motorcyclist Ricky Brabec handles the dunes during stage eight of the Dakar rally between al-Dawadimi and Wadi Ad-Dawasir in Saudi Arabia on January 10. Franck Fife / AFP / Getty Images

Tourists wearing face masks to help curb the spread of coronavirus walk under traditional Chinese lanterns exhibited ahead of the lunar New Year celebration in a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on January 10th. Associated Press / Vincent Thian

The White House Chief Medical Officer Anthony FauciAnthony Fauci The Hill’s Morning Report: Biden takes it on the chin Dr. Oz calls Fauci a ‘little tyrant’, challenging him to discuss. Fauci says it’s not yet clear if people will need annual boosters MORE Displays a screenshot of a campaign site while answering questions from Sen. Edge PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulDems blocks Cruz’s Nord Stream 2-sanction law Researchers, doctors defend Fauci after heated exchange with Republicans The Hill’s Morning Report (R-Ky.) During a hearing in the Senate Health Committee to discuss COVID-19 on January 11th. Greg Nash

President BidenJoe BidenHouse Democratic campaign arms raise GOP counterpart in last quarter of 2021 Putin’s ‘Brezhnev doctrine’ involving Ukraine could backfire Rising inflation adds pain to student loan debt MORE and Vice President Harris pauses with Martin Luther King III and other members of the King family after a wreath-laying ceremony at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, on Jan. 11 in Atlanta. Associated Press / Patrick Semansky

Floods cover a residential street in Brazil on January 11th. Landslides have killed at least 12 people over the weekend in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, which has been hit by intense rainfall, and authorities are monitoring dams that could burst. Associated Press / Eugenio Savio

Vice President Harris speaks in front of President Biden to a crowd in support of changing Senate filibuster rules that have halted the law on voting rights at the Atlanta University Center Consortium, due to Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University, on Jan. 11 in Atlanta. Associated Press / Patrick Semansky

This photo provided by Tokyo Zoological Park Society shows Japanese-born twin pandas Xiao Xiao, top and Lei Lei, bottom, together at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo on January 12th. Tokyo Zoological Park Society via AP

Landra Reid touches the coffin of her husband, former senator. Harry ReidHarry Mason Reid Black Democrats hammer Manchin to support filibuster on voting rights Psaki pushes back on criticism of Biden’s voting rights Former colleagues honor Reid at Capitol ceremony MORE (D-Nev.) As he lies in the state in the Rotunden of the US Capitol on January 12th. Associated Press / Andrew Harnik

Senators pay tribute to the late Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) As his remains lie in the state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on January 12th. Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call / Pool

Icicles form at the Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park, New York City on January 12th. Temperatures in New York rose above freezing on Friday, but are expected to fall below freezing again with the possibility of snow this coming weekend. John Angelillo / UPI image

President Biden speaks to reporters after a Democratic caucus lunch in the Senate’s Russell Office Building to discuss voting rights and filibuster reform on January 13. Greg Nash

A snowy owl is looking for food at Union Station in Washington, DC on January 13th. Greg Nash

A snowy owl is looking for food at Union Station in Washington, DC on January 13th. Greg Nash

Student activists wearing masks with the colors of the Eastern Turkish flag of independence pose for a photograph during a demonstration outside the Chinese embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, to protest the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on January 14. Dozens of students staged demonstration demanding the cancellation of the Beijing Olympics due to alleged human rights violations against the Muslim Uighur ethnic minority in China’s Xinjiang region.
Associated Press / Tatan Syuflana

A worker tries to close a bullet-proof window in a street shop in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on January 14. Life in Almaty has begun to return to normal after days of unrest, with cars and buses set on fire, government buildings storming and setting on fire, the airport seized and the sound of gunfire.
Associated Press / Sergei Grits

Germany’s Simon Jocher rushes down the field during a World Cup downhill race in Wengen, Switzerland, on 14 January. Associated Press / Gabriele Facciotti

Photos curated by Greg Nash and Madeline Monroe.


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