A member of the far-right group Proud Boys and a left-wing counterprotester fight in a truck in Portland, Ore. on Aug. 22. The Proud Boys and other far-right extremists fought with anti-fascist activists on the anniversary of a similar fight in 2020.
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President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by American Clean Power — Methane fee faces negotiations White House rejects latest Trump claim of executive privilege The No Surprises Act:  a bill long overdue MORE is given a Seattle Storm jersey by the team's Jewell Loyd, center, and Breanna Stewart, right, on Aug. 23 during their White House celebration of winning the 2020 WNBA Championship. Ken Cedeno/UPI Photo

 



Members of the U.S. Army survey flood damage on Aug. 23 in Waverly, Tenn., after heavy rains in the area left at least 22 people dead and more than two dozen missing. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

 



Staffers bring food to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats face critical 72 hours Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — 'Too late to evacuate' after wildfire debris Greene fined a third time for refusing to wear mask on House floor MORE’s (D-Calif.) office on Aug. 23 as Democratic moderates discuss the infrastructure bill and the budget. Greg Nash

 



Flag bearers Melissa Stockwell and Charles Aoki of the United States lead their delegation in the parade of athletes during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on Aug. 24. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

 



Kathy Hochul is administered the New York governor oath of office by Court of Appeals Chief Judge Janet DiFiore on a Bible held by her husband Bill Hochul at the state Capitol in Albany on Aug. 24. Hochul was sworn in just past midnight as the state's 57th governor, the first woman to ascend to the office. She takes over for former Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Biden makes his pitch as tax questions mount Hochul gets early boost as NY gubernatorial race takes shape EMILY's List announces early endorsement of Hochul MORE, who announced he would resign following the release of a report by state Attorney General Letitia James that concluded he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women. Hans Pennink/Pool/Getty Images

 



Passengers evacuated from Afghanistan disembark on Aug. 24 from a British Royal Air Force plane in England. Britain has so far evacuated 5,725 people from Kabul since Aug. 13, including more than 3,100 Afghan individuals and their families, according to its Defence Ministry. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

 



Rep. 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.) talks to Rep. Chip RoyCharles (Chip) Eugene RoyEarly redistricting plans show GOP retrenching for long haul House proxy voting extended into mid-November Eighth House GOP lawmaker issued 0 fine for not wearing mask on House floor MORE (R-Texas) outside of the House chamber during a series of votes on Aug. 24. Julia Nikhinson



Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hugs Ilwad Hirsi, Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar, Klobuchar lead charge seeking Congressional Gold Medal for Prince Dozens of Democrats call for spending bill to pass 'climate test' House progressives call on Biden to end all new fossil fuel permitting MORE's (D-Minn.) daughter, before an Aug. 24 press event following a vote for the John LewisJohn LewisTo ensure equality for all, Senate must end filibuster Biden injects new momentum into filibuster fight Patience with Biden wearing thin among Black leaders MORE Voting Rights Advancement Act. Julia Nikhinson

 



A health care worker moves an oxygen tank through a chapel converted into a coronavirus intensive care unit on Aug. 25 in Manila, Philippines. Hospitals in the Philippines are running out of beds for COVID-19 patients as the country struggles to cope with a huge wave of cases fueled by the more infectious delta variant. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

 



Vice President Harris lays flowers at the Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' Grant Woods, longtime friend of McCain and former Arizona AG, dies at 67 Will Trump choose megalomania over country? MORE (R-Ariz.) memorial site in Hanoi where his Navy aircraft was shot down by the North Vietnamese. She made the visit on Aug. 25, the three-year anniversary of McCain's death. Evelyn Hockstein/Pool/AFP/Getty Images

 


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyJuan Williams: Trump is killing American democracy Republican spin on Biden is off the mark Cheney reveals GOP's Banks claimed he was Jan. 6 panel's ranking member MORE (R-Calif.) answers a question regarding Afghanistan during his weekly press conference on Aug. 25. Greg Nash

 



A freshly burned landscape is seen as the French fire continues to spread on Aug. 25, near Wofford Heights, Calif. The more than 20,000-acre French fire began on Aug. 18. David McNew/Getty Images

 

 

An Indigenous protester burns incense during an Aug. 25 march towards the Supreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil. Thousands of Indigenous protesters marched in the Brazilian capital bearing bows and arrows and traditional headdresses, as the Supreme Court prepared to take up a case that could eliminate reservations on their ancestral lands. Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images

 



Volunteers and medical staff bring an injured man for treatment after a deadly suicide explosion outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 26. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images

 



Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are seen after an Aug. 26 rally outside the Supreme Court. Greg Nash

 

 


President Biden delivers remarks on Aug. 26 in the East Room of the White House on the terror attack that killed and wounded U.S. service members at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Stefani Reynolds/UPI Photo

 

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

 

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