The year in pictures: 2020’s most noteworthy news photos

There’s no use in mincing words: 2020 will go down as an exceptionally rough year. America’s photojournalists spent countless hours on the front line documenting fighting, disease, disaster and heartbreak — some human-made, others from forces of nature. Look back at some of the year’s most notable moments:

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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