Photos of the Week

Bruce McDougal watching embers fly over his property as the Bond Fire burned through the Silverado community in Southern California’s Orange County on Thursday.

Photo: Noah Berger/Associated Press

Photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz for The Wall Street Journal

Angelina Antaryan, 19 years old, mourns her childhood friend, Gor Simonyan, at the Yerablur Military Memorial Cemetery, overlooking Yerevan, Armenia. Mr. Simonyan died three months before the end of his military service. A Russian-brokered peace agreement halted weeks of fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan and handed Moscow a geopolitical triumph, but it has failed to instill a sense of safety among Armenians, for whom the presence of Russian troops in the area arouses a mixture of gratitude and distrust. Read more.

Cars were lined up outside Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for Covid-19 testing on Monday. Local health officials issued a new, limited stay-at-home order in effect for the next three weeks as reported coronavirus cases surged.

Cars were lined up outside Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for Covid-19 testing on Monday. Local health officials issued a new, limited stay-at-home order in effect for the next three weeks as reported coronavirus cases surged.

Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Military members flanked the coffin of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, who was shot and killed Nov. 27. His death deals a blow to the country’s atomic ambitions and threatens to heighten tensions between Iran and its foes.

Military members flanked the coffin of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, who was shot and killed Nov. 27. His death deals a blow to the country’s atomic ambitions and threatens to heighten tensions between Iran and its foes.

Photo: Iranian Defense Ministry/Associated Press

Thai antigovernment protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday outside the headquarters of the King’s Guard regiment.

Thai antigovernment protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday outside the headquarters of the King’s Guard regiment.

Photo: Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto/Zuma

Demonstrators on Wednesday demanded the reopening a ski resort in the French Alps for the holidays.

Demonstrators on Wednesday demanded the reopening a ski resort in the French Alps for the holidays.

Photo: Olivier Chassignole/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Photo: Marzena Skubatz for The Wall Street Journal

Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin founded
BioNTech SE
in 2008 to expand their research from antibody treatments into mRNA. The story of the vaccine that could end the coronavirus pandemic began in rural Germany 30 years ago when two young physicians, the children of Turkish migrants and freshly in love, pledged to invent a new treatment for cancer. “The motivation…was to bridge the gap from science to survival: In our research we saw solutions that we couldn’t bring to our patients’ hospital beds,” Dr. Türeci said. Read more.

Refugees who fled Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict queued for food aid at a camp in Sudan on Thursday.

Refugees who fled Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict queued for food aid at a camp in Sudan on Thursday.

Photo: Yasuyoshi Chiba/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

More than 20 armed attackers robbed a bank in a military-style assault in Cameta, Brazil, killing one hostage and injuring another.

More than 20 armed attackers robbed a bank in a military-style assault in Cameta, Brazil, killing one hostage and injuring another.

Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Photo: Maddie McGarvey for The Wall Street Journal

Jay Dye hugged his son, Jaxon, before leaving home in Ohio to return to his job in Indiana. When the
General Motors Co.
plant in Lordstown, Ohio, shut down last year, some workers moved to other factories that survived. Mr. Dye, 45 years old, held out until just a month before the shutdown and found himself with limited options. Mr. Dye is one of a cadre of Lordstown workers turned middle-aged industrial migrants, venturing out alone in search of good pay and benefits. “My whole life I thought Lordstown was going to be there,” he said. Read more.

A rainbow lit the sky of Tynemouth, in northeastern England, on Monday.

A rainbow lit the sky of Tynemouth, in northeastern England, on Monday.

Photo: Owen Humphreys/Associated Press

Photo: Whitney Curtis for The Wall Street Journal

Dry ice pellets, left, and dry ice rice, right. falling into storage bins at Cee Kay Supply Inc. in St. Louis. Brad Dunn, vice president of the company that makes dry ice at three Missouri plants, said he has fielded calls from public health departments and medical-supply and logistics companies planning to take part in Covid-19 vaccines that are awaiting regulatory approval and require ultracold temperatures for shipping and storage. “They’re asking, ‘How much can you make and how quick?’” Mr. Dunn said.  Read more.

Scientists have discovered a new sea creature lurking at the bottom of the ocean. The newly named Duobrachium sparksae was found 2½ miles below sea level in an underwater canyon northwest of Puerto Rico by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries research team.

Scientists have discovered a new sea creature lurking at the bottom of the ocean. The newly named Duobrachium sparksae was found 2½ miles below sea level in an underwater canyon northwest of Puerto Rico by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries research team.

Photo: Cover Images/Zuma Press

When Tara Jenson began planning a $1.5 million home in Gilbert, Ariz., with her husband, Kendall Jenson, there was one dream amenity she wouldn’t compromise on: a walk-in pantry. A pantry that would make Costco bulk goods look as glamorous as a row of Christian Louboutins in a designer-shoe closet. As the coronavirus cases surge and more school-age children and working adults are stuck at home, food hoarding has become something of a national pastime.

When Tara Jenson began planning a $1.5 million home in Gilbert, Ariz., with her husband, Kendall Jenson, there was one dream amenity she wouldn’t compromise on: a walk-in pantry. A pantry that would make Costco bulk goods look as glamorous as a row of Christian Louboutins in a designer-shoe closet. As the coronavirus cases surge and more school-age children and working adults are stuck at home, food hoarding has become something of a national pastime.

Photo: Matt Martian for The Wall Street Journal