People hold candles at a vigil, hosted by Marked by COVID, as the names of people who died of COVID-19 are read aloud at the Ellipse in Washington, D.C., on July 26. Julia Nikhinson

 



A burned out car sits in front of a home destroyed by the Dixie fire on July 26 in Indian Falls, Calif. The Dixie fire, the largest wildfire in California, has burned nearly 200,000 acres and destroyed at least 20 structures. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

 



A wildlife ranger carries a rescued Javan slow loris, one of the most endangered primate species in the world, undergoing rehabilitation before being released back into the wild in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, on July 26. Wahyudi/AFP/Getty Images

 



Children run around among pigeons in front of the "Marble Arch Mound" on July 28 in London, England. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

 



Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Government shutdown fears increase as leaders dig in Trump, allies launch onslaught as midterms kick into gear The Memo: Never Trumpers sink into gloom as Gonzalez bows out MORE (R-Wyo.) hugs Metropolitan Police officer Michael Fanone before the first hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol on July 27. Brendan Smialowski/Pool

 



Aquilino Gonell, a Capitol Police sergeant and Army veteran, wipes a tear during the first hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol on July 27. Chip Somodevilla/Pool

 



A supporter and protester face off near a news conference with Reps. Marjorie Taylor GreeneMarjorie Taylor GreeneGOP efforts to downplay danger of Capitol riot increase The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she's meeting with Trump 'soon' in Florida MORE (R-Ga.), Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzBipartisan senators to hold hearing on 'toxic conservatorships' amid Britney Spears controversy Eric Trump lawyer in New York attorney general's fraud case quits Republicans keep distance from 'Justice for J6' rally MORE (R-Fla.) and Louie GohmertLouis (Louie) Buller GohmertRepublicans keep distance from 'Justice for J6' rally Security forces under pressure to prevent repeat of Jan. 6 Washington ramps up security ahead of Sept. 18 rally MORE (R-Texas) on Tuesday. Sarah Silbiger/UPI Photo

 



New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern receives her second dose of the Pfizer vaccine from nurse Gordana Nezich on July 28 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Michael Bradley/Getty Images

 



American swimmer Katie Ledecky competes in the Women's 200m freestyle finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 28. Tasos Katopodis/UPI Photo

 



A runner passes Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats seek to cool simmering tensions Louisiana delegation split over debt hike bill with disaster aid House Democrats unveil legislation to curtail presidential power MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerLouisiana delegation split over debt hike bill with disaster aid The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Government shutdown fears increase as leaders dig in McConnell signals Senate GOP will oppose combined debt ceiling-funding bill MORE (D-N.Y.) as they speak prior to a press conference about climate change on July 28. Greg Nash

 



Luigi Samele of Italy and Áron Szilágyi of Hungary compete in the Men's sabre team semi-final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 28 in Chiba, Japan. Patrick Smith/Getty Images

 



Sen. Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanOvernight Defense & National Security — Presented by AM General — Afghan evacuation still frustrates DHS chief 'horrified' by images at border DHS secretary condemns treatment of Haitian migrants but says US will ramp up deportations MORE (R-Ohio) addresses reporters after a key vote regarding bipartisan infrastructure legislation on July 28. Greg Nash

 



Visitors watch an immersive exhibit during the "Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" press preview at Old Truman Brewery on July 29 in London. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

 



Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin greets supporters after announcing his proposed budget plan if elected during an event at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Va., on July 29. Greg Nash

 


Sunisa Lee of the United States, Rebeca Andrade of Brazil and Angelina Melnikova of the Russian Olympic Committee take a selfie with their medals following the Women's individual artistic gymnastics all-around final at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 29. Richard Ellis/UPI Photo

 


Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) comments on Rep. Scott PerryScott Gordon PerryWatchdog group seeks ethics probe over McCarthy's Jan. 6 comments Jan. 6 panel seeks records of those involved in 'Stop the Steal' rally Jan. 6 panel to ask for preservation of phone records of GOP lawmakers who participated in Trump rally: report MORE's (R-Pa.) tie before a House Freedom Caucus press conference on July 29. Julia Nikhinson

 


Rep. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeAngelina Jolie spotted in Capitol meeting with senators Elon Musk after Texas Gov. Abbott invokes him: 'I would prefer to stay out of politics' Without major changes, more Americans could be victims of online crime MORE (D-Texas) is arrested by Capitol Police while protesting for voting rights outside the Hart Senate Office Building on July 29. Julia Nikhinson

 


Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-Texas) kisses his wife, Shelby Hoebeke, during a ceremonial swearing-in on July 30. Ellzey replaces the late Rep. Ron WrightRon WrightPhotos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris Trump tries to spin failed Texas endorsement: 'This was a win' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Officers recount the horror of Jan. 6 MORE (R-Texas) who died from the coronavirus. Greg Nash

 

 

President BidenJoe BidenUN meeting with US, France canceled over scheduling issue Schumer moves to break GOP blockade on Biden's State picks GOP Rep. Cawthorn likens vaccine mandates to 'modern-day segregation' MORE holds a note from a staff member during a virtual meeting with Vice President Harris and governors to discuss wildfire prevention, preparedness and response efforts on July 30. Sarah Silbiger/UPI Photo

 

Photos curated by Greg Nash, Julia Nikhinson and Madeline Monroe. 

 

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