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Our world in photos: August 12

August 12, 2020 Noah Singer
WISCONSIN — Plenty of space: Clark McBride voted at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School in Milwaukee on Tuesday. Wisconsin’s second statewide election since the coronavirus pandemic began came with far more time to prepare than the first. Photo: Morry Gash/AP


SPAIN — Perks of the job: Julia Martin of the Spanish NGO Open Arms played with 4-month-old Biel as the baby’s father took a COVID-19 test at Vilafranca del Penedes on Tuesday. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


FRANCE — Getting some sun: A beachgoer sunbathed on an inflatable raft in Bormes-les-Mimosas on Tuesday. Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


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LEBANON — Remembering lives lost: Children took part in a candlelight vigil in Santiago on Monday for the victims of the deadly Aug. 4 explosion that devastated the port and large parts of the city of Beirut. Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


ISRAEL — Careful process: Israel Museum staff moved Auguste Rodin’s “Eve” back into a gallery on Tuesday in Jerusalem during final preparations to reopen the Museum following five months of closure. Photo: Maya Alleruzzo/AP


MAINE — Jumping in: Marley Wentworth surfaced through bubbles after jumping into the Mousam River in Springvale on Tuesday. Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Standing guard: Members of the U.S. Secret Service stood guard outside the James Brady Press Briefing Room as President Donald Trump held a news conference at the White House on Monday. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


MEXICO — New normal: Wearing a face shield and mask, and standing behind a framed protective shield, Sofia Velasquez waited for visitors at the Soumaya Museum’s information desk in Mexico City on Tuesday. Photo: Fernando Llano/AP


PARAGUAY — Waiting in line: A nurse gave instructions to a driver waiting in a long line of cars to get a COVID-19 test at a Public Health Ministry testing center in Asunción on Tuesday. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP

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