US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speak virtually with their newly appointed Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board on Monday, November 9. The advisory board is led by established public health officials and staffed by a mix of doctors and current and former government officials.
A nursing-home resident, left, speaks with her visiting daughter through a plastic screen in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, on Wednesday, November 11. The plastic screen is part of a "Hug Room" that allows residents and their families to embrace each other during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Naseem Abu Jamea plays with his pet lion cubs in Khan Younis, Gaza, on Tuesday, November 10.
Pro-democracy lawmakers join hands during a news conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday, November 11. The Beijing government passed a resolution allowing Hong Kong authorities to expel locally elected lawmakers without having to go through the courts. Immediately afterward, four pro-democracy lawmakers were ousted from the city's legislature, prompting the entire pan-democrat opposition bloc to announce their intention to resign in protest.
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US President Donald Trump talks with advisers in the White House Oval Office on Tuesday, November 11.
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Daredevil motorcycle rider Captain Shivam Singh is covered in flames after riding through a tunnel of fire in Bangalore, India, on Tuesday, November 10. He escaped with minor injuries and broke the Guinness World Record for longest ride through a tunnel of fire (127 meters, or 417 feet).
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Electoral workers count votes in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, November 11. Officials said that more than 180 briefcases full of uncounted ballots had been found. They were apparently stored in a vault and forgotten.
Asya Branch is crowned Miss USA in Memphis, Tennessee, on Saturday, November 7. Branch is from Booneville, Mississippi.
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Shoppers crowd a market in Delhi, India, ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali on Tuesday, November 10.
Kate McKinnon plays Rudy Giuliani during a "Saturday Night Live" segment on November 7.
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Britain's Prince Harry, and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, recognize Remembrance Sunday by laying flowers at the Los Angeles National Cemetery on November 8. Remembrance Sunday is when the United Kingdom pays tribute to those who lost their lives in war.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, November 9. Stocks surged on Monday after Pfizer said its Covid-19 vaccine was 90% effective. Even before that news, stock futures had been pointing to a higher open after Joe Biden was projected to be the next president of the United States.
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Tampa Bay wide receiver Mike Evans, left, is defended by New Orleans' Marshon Lattimore during an NFL game in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday, November 8.
Lemay Acosta pulls his 2-year-old daughter, Layla, and their dog Buster through a flooded neighborhood in Plantation, Florida, on Monday, November 9. It was a day after Tropical Storm Eta made landfall.
A supporter of US President Donald Trump holds her hand over her heart during a protest outside the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, November 8.
Horses race in Bangor, Wales, on Wednesday, November 11.
People attend the wake of four family members who died when their home was washed away by flash floods in Mukem, Mexico, on Monday, November 9. The flooding was caused by rains associated with Tropical Storm Eta.
A blue-throated starfrontlet, a type of hummingbird, is seen in Bogota, Colombia, on Wednesday, November 11. Colombia has the largest bird diversity in the world. It is home to about 1,934 different bird species — a fifth of the total known.
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Students take part in a training session at the Ministry of Fun Santa School in London on Tuesday, November 10. The school is developing an app for children to speak with Santa during the Christmas season.
US President-elect Joe Biden participates in a Veterans Day event at the Philadelphia Korean War Memorial on Wednesday, November 11.
The US Capitol building is reflected in a puddle in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, November 10.
A medical worker takes a break Monday, November 9, at a temporary hospital that was set up for Covid-19 patients in Moscow.
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People attend a campaign event in Marietta, Georgia, for US senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue on Wednesday, November 11. Both Republicans are expected to miss the 50% threshold needed to avoid a runoff with their Democratic challengers.
Caddies and course officials help pro golfer Bryson DeChambeau, second from right, look for his ball during the first round of the Masters on Thursday, November 12.
US President-elect Joe Biden watches Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speak in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, November 10.
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Police in Lima, Peru, stop supporters of former President Martin Vizcarra from marching to Congress on Tuesday, November 10. The previous night, lawmakers voted to remove Vizcarra from office. Vizcarra said he would accept the vote and not take any legal action to counter it.
Members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives participate in a ceremonial swearing-in on Wednesday, November 11.
Japan's Ito Mima competes in a World Cup table-tennis match in Weihai, China, on Tuesday, November 10.
Medics prepare to load a Covid-19 patient into a helicopter in Verviers, Belgium, on Monday, November 9.