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Week in Pictures

The Week in Pictures: Virus on the rise and push-up punishments

Biden supporters celebrate election win, Trump's base remains defiant, and more.

Image: Aerial view of drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Vehicles line up at a drive-thru Covid-19 testing site in the parking lot of Miller Park in Milwaukee on Nov. 5, 2020.

Covid-19 cases are once again rising across the country.


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A resident of the Domenico Sartor nursing home in Castelfranco Veneto, near Venice, hugs her visiting daughter, right, through a plastic screen in a so-called "Hug Room" on Nov. 11.

The room allows guests and their families to embrace, while remaining separate and protected from the spread of coronavirus. 

Piero Cruciatti / AFP - Getty Images


Two men perform push-ups as punishment for not wearing masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Banda Aceh on Nov. 10.

Indonesia has struggled to suppress the coronavirus for months but the steady rise in infection rates has plateaued in the past few weeks, according to official figures.

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New York City

New Yorkers celebrate Joe Biden winning the presidency in Times Square on Nov. 7.

Photos: Celebrations spread with news of Biden victory

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Los Angeles

People dance in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles as they celebrate after Joe Biden was declared winner of the presidential election on Nov. 7.

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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris


Vice President-elect Kamala Harris arrives to speak in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 7.

With Joe Biden's election victory, Harris solidified her place in history by becoming the first woman, the first Black American and the first South Asian American elected vice president in U.S. history.

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New York City

Supporters of president-elect Joe Biden watch his televised victory speech in Times Square on Nov. 7. 

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President-elect Joe Biden gestures to the crowd after he delivered remarks in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 7.

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Two dogs look out from a flooded field in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Eta on Nov. 9, in Davie, Fla.

A deluge of rain from Tropical Storm Eta caused flooding Monday across South Florida's most densely populated urban areas, stranding cars, flooding businesses, and swamping entire neighborhoods with fast-rising water that had no place to drain.

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Image: Fog in the north of Spain


Wind turbines poke through the fog near Pamplona, Spain, on Nov. 12.

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Image: Vinicius Sanctus and Alessandro Russo ride electric monowheels called 'nuvem' (cloud) that were invented by them and inspired by the magic flying brooms of the Harry Potter series in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo

Vinicius Sanctus and Alessandro Russo ride electric monowheels they invented, inspired by the magic flying brooms of the Harry Potter series, in Sao Paulo on Nov. 7.

Amanda Perobelli / Reuters


A visitor photographs the morning mist at sunrise in Greenwich Park in south London on Nov. 9.

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Image: *** BESTPIX *** Americans Honor Veterans Day

Arlington National Cemetery

A man kneels in front of the headstone of a fallen loved one at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day in Arlington, Va.

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Image: U.S. President Trump attends Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery

President Donald Trump turns after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11.

The president, Vice President Mike Pence, their spouses and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie did not wear masks at the ceremony, ignoring signs at the entrance that they were required.

Carlos Barria / Reuters


President-elect Joe Biden appears to wear two masks as he and his wife, Jill Biden, pay their respects during a Veterans Day stop at the Korean War Memorial Park in Philadelphia. 

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Image: *** BESTPIX *** Georgia Senate Candidate Jon Ossoff Campaigns For His Runoff Election


Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff bumps elbows with a young supporter at a campaign event on Nov. 10 in Atlanta.

Ossoff's challenge to incumbent Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., has gone to a runoff that will be decided in January.

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Image: ***BESTPIX*** Supporters Of Joe Biden Celebrate Across The Country, After Major Networks Project Him Winning The Presidency

Washington, D.C.

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris continue to celebrate and gather near the security fence that surrounds the White House on Nov. 8.

More than 75 million ballots were cast for Biden and Harris, who defeated President Donald Trump in his bid to be re-elected.

The big picture: Election Day across America

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Image: ***BESTPIX*** Protests Over The Presidential Election Ballot Count Continues In Michigan


Pro-Trump, right, and anti-Trump demonstrators argue at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing on Nov. 8. 

Chanting “This isn’t over! and “Stop the steal,” supporters of President Trump protested at state capitols across the country, refusing to accept defeat and echoing Trump’s unsubstantiated allegations that the Democrats won the election by fraud.

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A supporter of ousted Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra, who was removed in an impeachment vote late Monday, gestures at a riot police officer during a demonstration against the new government in Lima on Nov. 10.

Speaker of Congress Manuel Merino assumed office Tuesday as Peru's third president in four years, amid street protests and market jitters after the impeachment of Martin Vizcarra over corruption allegations.

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Demonstrators argue as they broke into the government building in Yerevan, Armenia, to protest an agreement to halt fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Nov. 10.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Facebook that calling an end to the fight was "extremely painful for me personally and for our people."

Soon after the announcement, thousands of people streamed to the main square in the Armenian capital to protest, many shouting "We won't give up our land." Some of them broke into the main government building, saying they were searching for Pashinian, who apparently had already departed.

Dmitri Lovetsky / AP
Image: *** BESTPIX *** Disaster In Denmark As Covid-19 Mutation Detected On Mink Farms


Culled minks await transfer to a refrigeration truck on Nov. 6 in Herning, Denmark.

Denmark defended its decision to kill millions of minks even after the World Health Organization played down fears of a mutated coronavirus strain, whose discovery precipitated the move.

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Image: Members of a feminist collective take part in a protest against gender and police violence in Mexico City

Mexico City

A police officer after her visor was painted red in Mexico City on Nov. 11 during a protest triggered by the murders of two women in Cancún the previous weekend.

Last week's gallery: Election suspense and earthquake in Turkey

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