Protests, politics and power: Here are 2019’s top photos of the year

It’s hard to pinpoint what 2019 will best be remembered for: power struggles, blossoming protest movements, heartbreaking tragedies or dazzling achievements in sports. Needless to say, the decade went out with a bang — the world is in flux.

Wherever history unfolded, Associated Press photographers were there to witness it. Relieve the year in photos with these 46 shots for the ages:

Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro Alvarez joined WTOP as a digital journalist and editor in June 2018. He is a reporter and photographer focusing on politics, political activism and international affairs.

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