Motorcycle enthusiasts gather for a group photo during the 81st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on Aug. 8 in Sturgis, S.D. The rally is expected to draw more than 500,000 people during its 10-day run. Scott Olson/Getty Images

 



Sens. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowSanders says spending plan should be .5T 'at the very least' Senators call on Taiwan for aid in automotive chip shortage Photos of the Week: Infrastructure vote, India floods and a bear MORE (D-Mich.), Jacky RosenJacklyn (Jacky) Sheryl RosenFormer Sen. Heller to run for Nevada governor Photos of the Week: Infrastructure vote, India floods and a bear The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions MORE (D-Nev.) and Roger MarshallRoger W. MarshallGOP senators seek to block dishonorable discharges for unvaccinated troops Kansas approves using M in federal funds to increase nurses' pay Photos of the Week: Infrastructure vote, India floods and a bear MORE (R-Kan.) arrive to the Capitol for a vote to end debate on the bipartisan infrastructure bill on Aug. 8. Greg Nash

 



People gather at City Hall to protest vaccine mandates on Aug. 9 in New York City. New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioGoogle to purchase Manhattan building for .1 billion New York to start weekly COVID-19 testing in schools Three arrested for allegedly assaulting NYC hostess who asked for COVID-19 vaccine proof MORE (D) announced last week that as of Aug. 16, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend indoor restaurants, gyms and entertainment venues with enforcement of the mandate to begin on Sept. 13. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

 



Supporter Gina Gee waves an American flag at the location of the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. on the seven-year anniversary of his death in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9. Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in 2014 after an altercation with the officer. Bill Greenblatt/UPI Photo

 



Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisDeSantis's new surgeon general opposes vaccine mandates People close to Trump say he 'wants back' in national spotlight: report Poll: Trump dominates 2024 Republican primary field MORE (R) receives a signed helmet from Brandon Webb, battalion chief of the Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue's special operations division, during an event to give out bonuses to first responders in Surfside, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

 



Displaced Afghans reach out for aid from a local Muslim organization at a makeshift internally displaced persons camp on Aug. 10 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban has taken control of at least 10 provincial capitals, among other towns and trade routes, since the United States accelerated withdrawal of its forces this year. Paula Bronstein /Getty Images

 



A worker at the Valle Nevado Ski Resort near Santiago, Chile walks across a slope with no snow on Aug. 10. Ski resorts, which were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, are now being forced to end the season one month earlier than usual due to lack of snow. Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images

 



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 delivers remarks on infrastructure in the East Room of the White House on Aug. 10. The Senate voted to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in a bipartisan 69-30 vote. Sarah Silbiger/UPI Photo

 



A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft, launches from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Aug. 10 in Wallops Island, Va. The unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft will deliver more than 8,200 pounds of research equipment, crew supplies and hardware to the International Space Station. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

 



Residents look out of their balcony at floodwaters after heavy monsoon rains in the Chhota Baghara area in Allahabad, India on Aug. 11. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images

 



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.) drinks a coffee as he listens to a question during a press conference on Aug. 11 to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the budget resolution as the Senate leaves for the August recess. Greg Nash

 



New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) speaks during a press conference Aug. 11 at the New York State Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Hochul gave her first press conference after Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoZeldin says he's in remission after treatment for leukemia Letitia James holding private talks on running for New York governor: report Governors brace for 2022 after year in pandemic spotlight MORE (D) announced that he will be resigning following the release of a report by New York Attorney General Letitia James that concluded that Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

 



A brown bear holds an ice treat at the Zoo Aquarium in Madrid on Aug. 12. Spain and Portugal were on alert for wildfires as a heat wave that has enveloped southeastern Europe in recent days shifted west toward the two nations. Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images

 



Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe addresses reporters at the first stop of the "DNC Build Back Better Bus Tour" at Port City Brewing in Alexandria, Va., on Aug. 12. Greg Nash

 



San Jose fire captain Brett Blean uses a chainsaw to cut down a tree that is on fire while battling the Dixie Fire on Aug. 12 near Westwood, Calif. The Dixie Fire has burned more than 500,000 acres, destroyed more than 1,000 structures and currently stands at 30 percent contained. The fire is the second largest in California state history. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

 



The Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees emerge from a cornfield as depicted in the "Field of Dreams" film before participating in the MLB Field of Dreams Game in Dyersville, Iowa on Aug. 12. Pat Benic/UPI Photo

 

Photos curated by Greg Nash and Madeline Monroe.

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