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Bowser will continue methodical approach to DC reopening | WTOP

“We have to be smart; we have to follow the science. We have to get ready to reopen,” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told WTOP on Tuesday. Read full article: Bowser will continue methodical approach...→

Bowser will continue methodical approach to DC reopening | WTOP

“We have to be smart; we have to follow the science. We have to get ready to reopen,” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told WTOP on Tuesday. Read full article: Bowser will continue methodical approach...→

Metro DC area’s burn center sees spike in visits since quarantine began | WTOP

Since the pandemic hit, the number of people going to the D.C. region’s burn center is up dramatically, and cases are more serious than usual, the center’s dir [...] Read full article: Metro DC area’s burn center sees spike i...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Goodwill temporarily shutters DC-area donation centers after running out of space | WTOP

Goodwill of Greater Washington is temporarily closing all 18 of its donation centers in the D.C. area — but its centers have run out of space. Read full article: Goodwill temporarily shutters DC-area do...→

Handful of smaller museums in DC area reopen | WTOP

Some smaller museums in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. have reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Handful of smaller museums in DC area re...→

Why did DC police intervene at one federal statue but not another? | WTOP

Over the weekend and into Monday night, protesters in D.C. have targeted statues depicting historical American figures with ties to the Confederacy, slavery an [...] Read full article: Why did DC police intervene at one feder...→

DC nurses demand hazard pay during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. nurses want hazard pay as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: DC nurses demand hazard pay during pande...→

National Theatre season to begin spring 2021; DC impov festival canceled | WTOP

Theatergoers will have to wait several more months to enjoy a live performance at the National Theatre in D.C. Read full article: National Theatre season to begin spring ...→

From shops to dining out, NYC reopening hits ‘biggest piece’ | WTOP

From Macy’s “Miracle on 34th Street” store to the World Trade Center’s office towers, New York City hits a key point Monday in trying to rebound from the natio [...] Read full article: From shops to dining out, NYC reopening ...→

How the DC Black Lives Matter Plaza sparked murals across the country | WTOP

Since the June 5 Black Lives Matter mural painting in D.C., more than 19 cities have followed suit with their own version in a show of support for demonstrator [...] Read full article: How the DC Black Lives Matter Plaza spar...→

DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resume as reopening process continues | WTOP

DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resume as reopening process continues | WTOP

Many motor vehicle department offices throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia reopen this week to provide in-person services. Read full article: DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resu...→

Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks | WTOP

Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks | WTOP

Japan’s economy is opening cautiously, with social-distancing restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, ba...→

Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High, Reopening Remote

The planned next stage of reopening of businesses in Mexico appeared to be put off once again Friday, as new confirmed cases and deaths continued at near-recor [...] Read full article: Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High...→

DC reclaims ‘most expensive’ title from Arlington | WTOP

D.C. has bumped Arlington County, Virginia, from the top of most expensive area jurisdictions for median home selling prices — at least for the month of May. Read full article: DC reclaims ‘most expensive’ title from ...→

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private [...] Read full article: DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2...→

Stormy, steamy Father’s Day weekend weather for DC area | WTOP

The D.C. area faces stormy, sometimes steamy conditions through the weekend. Here’s what you need to know. Read full article: Stormy, steamy Father’s Day weekend weat...→

Senate bill would strip president’s power to federalize DC police | WTOP

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, who is sharply critical of the way protests near the White House were handled earlier this month. Read full article: Senate bill would strip president’s powe...→

Inspectors canvass Montgomery County before Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening | WTOP

As Montgomery County, Maryland, gets ready for Phase Two of its reopening Friday, some county workers are chipping in to make sure the process is going smoothl [...] Read full article: Inspectors canvass Montgomery County bef...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

DC National Guard to provide unarmed security for monuments in DC | WTOP

The D.C. National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said [...] Read full article: DC National Guard to provide unarmed sec...→

Charles Co. schools seek parent input on reopening | WTOP

Charles County Public Schools in Maryland is seeking input from parents as it draws up plans to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Charles Co. schools seek parent input on...→

How raised awareness about racial issues might impact the DC comedy club scene | WTOP

The serious issues of racial equality and police brutality are common in conversation now, but should comedians be concerned about taking topics too far? Read full article: How raised awareness about racial issues...→

Back to the office? DC-area office occupancy not rising much yet | WTOP

Kastle Systems’ Back to Work Barometer shows access to buildings using its systems indicates an occupancy rate of 18.2% in the D.C. metro area as of June 17. Read full article: Back to the office? DC-area office occup...→

DC police trying to clear protesters’ camps from Black Lives Matter Plaza | WTOP

Videos on social media show dozens of D.C. police on bicycles shouting to “move back” and moving the crowd up onto the sidewalk. Read full article: DC police trying to clear protesters’ ca...→

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

The Washington Teachers’ Union released a report Monday with suggestions on how schools can safely reopen in the fall as the coronavirus continues. They flagge [...] Read full article: DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reo...→

2 killed in Northeast DC shooting | WTOP

Two people were killed in a shooting in Northeast D.C. early Sunday, police said. Read full article: 2 killed in Northeast DC shooting | WTOP...→

‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates plasma, gives advice after recovering from the coronavirus | WTOP

Dr. Ira Rabin at MedStar Washington Hospital Center had the coronavirus back in March. He has now donated his plasma to help those recovering from the virus. Read full article: ‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates...→

DC police and fire units rescue 3 groups of people trapped by rising waters on the Potomac River | WTOP

Several groups of people escaped a treacherous situation on the Potomac River with help from D.C. Fire and EMS and police on Saturday when surging waters cut t [...] Read full article: DC police and fire units rescue 3 groups...→

Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue in DC | WTOP

Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue in DC | WTOP

Following a day of peaceful protests celebrating Juneteenth in D.C., protesters pull down the statue of Albert Pike in Judicial Square. Read full article: Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue ...→

Report: DC no longer most gentrified city in US | WTOP

D.C. is falling down a list of the most intensely gentrified cities in the United States. Read full article: Report: DC no longer most gentrified cit...→

PHOTOS: Historic Juneteenth marked by protests in DC | WTOP

This year, Juneteenth coincided with weekslong protests over racial injustice in America. See photos of the demonstrations in Washington, D.C. Friday. Read full article: PHOTOS: Historic Juneteenth marked by pr...→

Juneteenth: Protests, celebrations throughout DC | WTOP

Juneteenth revelers and demonstrators will take to the streets throughout D.C. both to celebrate the day and protest police brutality. Read full article: Juneteenth: Protests, celebrations throu...→

DC jails ordered to reform conditions for inmates during pandemic | WTOP

The federal court system has ordered D.C.’s Department of Corrections to make changes to jail protocol when it comes to the coronavirus. Read full article: DC jails ordered to reform conditions fo...→

What to expect this weekend for street closures, no parking in downtown DC | WTOP

With protests, rallies and other events planned for Juneteenth on Friday, downtown D.C. will generally not be as accessible by car. Read full article: What to expect this weekend for street c...→

DC, Maryland, Virginia unemployment claims all fall | WTOP

The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell for the 11th straight week, including drops in new claims in the District, Mary [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland, Virginia unemployment clai...→

DC area must remain vigilant as coronavirus numbers fall, expert says | WTOP

“This is the moment to really double down on the public health response so we’re better prepared for whatever could come in the fall,” a health expert said. Read full article: DC area must remain vigilant as coronavi...→

Man dead in Southeast DC hit-and-run | WTOP

One man is dead after a hit-and-run in Southeast D.C. U.S. Park Police said at least one driver hit a man riding an electric scooter on the Suitland Parkway. Read full article: Man dead in Southeast DC hit-and-run | W...→

Fencing to return around Lafayette Square; protesters march to Lincoln Park as protests continue in DC | WTOP

Fencing to return around Lafayette Square; protesters march to Lincoln Park as protests continue in DC | WTOP

The fencing in Lafayette Square that was taken down after the height of protests in D.C. following the killing of George Floyd is back up. Read full article: Fencing to return around Lafayette Squar...→

‘No contact, no problem’: DC aerospace engineer develops coding kit for kids during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. aerospace engineer Aisha Bowe and her company developed Lingo, an at-home coding kit for kids ages 13 and up, as a way to help kids and parents exhausted [...] Read full article: ‘No contact, no problem’: DC aerospace e...→

After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms hover in DC area | WTOP

After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms hover in DC area | WTOP

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 7:45 p.m. for parts of Howard and Prince George’s counties in Maryland. Read full article: After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms ho...→

Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase Two of reopening | WTOP

With D.C. entering its Phase Two reopening plans on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said residents should still be cautious of the coronavirus. Read full article: Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase ...→

DC-area chefs launch international bake sale to combat racism | WTOP

DC-area chefs launch international bake sale to combat racism | WTOP

Through Bakers Against Racism, professional chefs and home bakers are making and selling desserts, then donating profits to a group of their choice that suppor [...] Read full article: DC-area chefs launch international bake ...→

DC teacher receives award for inspiring students | WTOP

Alejandro Diasgranados, who teaches at Aiton Elementary School in D.C., became one of 51 teachers nationwide honored with a Sanford Teacher Award. Read full article: DC teacher receives award for inspiring ...→

DC-area’s landmark Mormon temple postpones rededication, open house | WTOP

The reopening of the D.C.-area’s landmark Mormon temple in Kensington, Maryland, is being postponed due to coronavirus safety concerns. Read full article: DC-area’s landmark Mormon temple postpon...→

DC parade celebrates fathers and freedom | WTOP

As Juneteenth rallies took place in D.C., a small caravan of vehicles gathered on the D. C-Maryland border to celebrate freedom and fathers. Read full article: DC parade celebrates fathers and freedom...→

Black DC-area police officers share perspectives on the job | WTOP

Police officers shared their views on the current state of policing and race relations during a panel discussion in D.C. Read full article: Black DC-area police officers share pers...→

DC Phase Two coronavirus reopening begins Monday | WTOP

Phase Two of D.C.’s coronavirus reopening will begin on Monday, June 22, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday. Read full article: DC Phase Two coronavirus reopening begin...→

AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new health guidelines for going to the movies | WTOP

AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new health guidelines for going to the movies | WTOP

AMC Theatres — the world’s largest movie theater owner — announced Thursday that it is set to reopen its more than 600 US theaters next month with new safety a [...] Read full article: AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new...→

One Juneteenth DC rally calls for defunding police, canceling rent | WTOP

In celebration of Juneteeth, one group is joining dozens of planned marches to raise awareness to the needs of the black community in D.C., particularly police [...] Read full article: One Juneteenth DC rally calls for defund...→

Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies and events planned in DC, Md., Va. | WTOP

Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies and events planned in DC, Md., Va. | WTOP

Here’s a list of some of the marches, protests and observances in D.C., Maryland and Virginia on Friday, in honor of Juneteenth. Read full article: Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies ...→

Metro DC area’s burn center sees spike in visits since quarantine began | WTOP

Since the pandemic hit, the number of people going to the D.C. region’s burn center is up dramatically, and cases are more serious than usual, the center’s dir [...] Read full article: Metro DC area’s burn center sees spike i...→

DC area must remain vigilant as coronavirus numbers fall, expert says | WTOP

“This is the moment to really double down on the public health response so we’re better prepared for whatever could come in the fall,” a health expert said. Read full article: DC area must remain vigilant as coronavi...→

DC National Guard to provide unarmed security for monuments in DC | WTOP

The D.C. National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said [...] Read full article: DC National Guard to provide unarmed sec...→

Goodwill temporarily shutters DC-area donation centers after running out of space | WTOP

Goodwill of Greater Washington is temporarily closing all 18 of its donation centers in the D.C. area — but its centers have run out of space. Read full article: Goodwill temporarily shutters DC-area do...→

Man dead in Southeast DC hit-and-run | WTOP

One man is dead after a hit-and-run in Southeast D.C. U.S. Park Police said at least one driver hit a man riding an electric scooter on the Suitland Parkway. Read full article: Man dead in Southeast DC hit-and-run | W...→

How raised awareness about racial issues might impact the DC comedy club scene | WTOP

The serious issues of racial equality and police brutality are common in conversation now, but should comedians be concerned about taking topics too far? Read full article: How raised awareness about racial issues...→

Why did DC police intervene at one federal statue but not another? | WTOP

Over the weekend and into Monday night, protesters in D.C. have targeted statues depicting historical American figures with ties to the Confederacy, slavery an [...] Read full article: Why did DC police intervene at one feder...→

‘No contact, no problem’: DC aerospace engineer develops coding kit for kids during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. aerospace engineer Aisha Bowe and her company developed Lingo, an at-home coding kit for kids ages 13 and up, as a way to help kids and parents exhausted [...] Read full article: ‘No contact, no problem’: DC aerospace e...→

DC police trying to clear protesters’ camps from Black Lives Matter Plaza | WTOP

Videos on social media show dozens of D.C. police on bicycles shouting to “move back” and moving the crowd up onto the sidewalk. Read full article: DC police trying to clear protesters’ ca...→

National Theatre season to begin spring 2021; DC impov festival canceled | WTOP

Theatergoers will have to wait several more months to enjoy a live performance at the National Theatre in D.C. Read full article: National Theatre season to begin spring ...→

Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase Two of reopening | WTOP

With D.C. entering its Phase Two reopening plans on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said residents should still be cautious of the coronavirus. Read full article: Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase ...→

2 killed in Northeast DC shooting | WTOP

Two people were killed in a shooting in Northeast D.C. early Sunday, police said. Read full article: 2 killed in Northeast DC shooting | WTOP...→

How the DC Black Lives Matter Plaza sparked murals across the country | WTOP

Since the June 5 Black Lives Matter mural painting in D.C., more than 19 cities have followed suit with their own version in a show of support for demonstrator [...] Read full article: How the DC Black Lives Matter Plaza spar...→

DC teacher receives award for inspiring students | WTOP

Alejandro Diasgranados, who teaches at Aiton Elementary School in D.C., became one of 51 teachers nationwide honored with a Sanford Teacher Award. Read full article: DC teacher receives award for inspiring ...→

DC police and fire units rescue 3 groups of people trapped by rising waters on the Potomac River | WTOP

Several groups of people escaped a treacherous situation on the Potomac River with help from D.C. Fire and EMS and police on Saturday when surging waters cut t [...] Read full article: DC police and fire units rescue 3 groups...→

Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks | WTOP

Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks | WTOP

Japan’s economy is opening cautiously, with social-distancing restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, ba...→

DC parade celebrates fathers and freedom | WTOP

As Juneteenth rallies took place in D.C., a small caravan of vehicles gathered on the D. C-Maryland border to celebrate freedom and fathers. Read full article: DC parade celebrates fathers and freedom...→

Report: DC no longer most gentrified city in US | WTOP

D.C. is falling down a list of the most intensely gentrified cities in the United States. Read full article: Report: DC no longer most gentrified cit...→

DC reclaims ‘most expensive’ title from Arlington | WTOP

D.C. has bumped Arlington County, Virginia, from the top of most expensive area jurisdictions for median home selling prices — at least for the month of May. Read full article: DC reclaims ‘most expensive’ title from ...→

DC Phase Two coronavirus reopening begins Monday | WTOP

Phase Two of D.C.’s coronavirus reopening will begin on Monday, June 22, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday. Read full article: DC Phase Two coronavirus reopening begin...→

Juneteenth: Protests, celebrations throughout DC | WTOP

Juneteenth revelers and demonstrators will take to the streets throughout D.C. both to celebrate the day and protest police brutality. Read full article: Juneteenth: Protests, celebrations throu...→

Stormy, steamy Father’s Day weekend weather for DC area | WTOP

The D.C. area faces stormy, sometimes steamy conditions through the weekend. Here’s what you need to know. Read full article: Stormy, steamy Father’s Day weekend weat...→

One Juneteenth DC rally calls for defunding police, canceling rent | WTOP

In celebration of Juneteeth, one group is joining dozens of planned marches to raise awareness to the needs of the black community in D.C., particularly police [...] Read full article: One Juneteenth DC rally calls for defund...→

What to expect this weekend for street closures, no parking in downtown DC | WTOP

With protests, rallies and other events planned for Juneteenth on Friday, downtown D.C. will generally not be as accessible by car. Read full article: What to expect this weekend for street c...→

Inspectors canvass Montgomery County before Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening | WTOP

As Montgomery County, Maryland, gets ready for Phase Two of its reopening Friday, some county workers are chipping in to make sure the process is going smoothl [...] Read full article: Inspectors canvass Montgomery County bef...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Charles Co. schools seek parent input on reopening | WTOP

Charles County Public Schools in Maryland is seeking input from parents as it draws up plans to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Charles Co. schools seek parent input on...→

Handful of smaller museums in DC area reopen | WTOP

Some smaller museums in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. have reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Handful of smaller museums in DC area re...→

Fencing to return around Lafayette Square; protesters march to Lincoln Park as protests continue in DC | WTOP

Fencing to return around Lafayette Square; protesters march to Lincoln Park as protests continue in DC | WTOP

The fencing in Lafayette Square that was taken down after the height of protests in D.C. following the killing of George Floyd is back up. Read full article: Fencing to return around Lafayette Squar...→

Back to the office? DC-area office occupancy not rising much yet | WTOP

Kastle Systems’ Back to Work Barometer shows access to buildings using its systems indicates an occupancy rate of 18.2% in the D.C. metro area as of June 17. Read full article: Back to the office? DC-area office occup...→

DC nurses demand hazard pay during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. nurses want hazard pay as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: DC nurses demand hazard pay during pande...→

After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms hover in DC area | WTOP

After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms hover in DC area | WTOP

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 7:45 p.m. for parts of Howard and Prince George’s counties in Maryland. Read full article: After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms ho...→

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

The Washington Teachers’ Union released a report Monday with suggestions on how schools can safely reopen in the fall as the coronavirus continues. They flagge [...] Read full article: DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reo...→

From shops to dining out, NYC reopening hits ‘biggest piece’ | WTOP

From Macy’s “Miracle on 34th Street” store to the World Trade Center’s office towers, New York City hits a key point Monday in trying to rebound from the natio [...] Read full article: From shops to dining out, NYC reopening ...→

DC-area chefs launch international bake sale to combat racism | WTOP

DC-area chefs launch international bake sale to combat racism | WTOP

Through Bakers Against Racism, professional chefs and home bakers are making and selling desserts, then donating profits to a group of their choice that suppor [...] Read full article: DC-area chefs launch international bake ...→

‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates plasma, gives advice after recovering from the coronavirus | WTOP

Dr. Ira Rabin at MedStar Washington Hospital Center had the coronavirus back in March. He has now donated his plasma to help those recovering from the virus. Read full article: ‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates...→

DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resume as reopening process continues | WTOP

DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resume as reopening process continues | WTOP

Many motor vehicle department offices throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia reopen this week to provide in-person services. Read full article: DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resu...→

DC-area’s landmark Mormon temple postpones rededication, open house | WTOP

The reopening of the D.C.-area’s landmark Mormon temple in Kensington, Maryland, is being postponed due to coronavirus safety concerns. Read full article: DC-area’s landmark Mormon temple postpon...→

Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue in DC | WTOP

Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue in DC | WTOP

Following a day of peaceful protests celebrating Juneteenth in D.C., protesters pull down the statue of Albert Pike in Judicial Square. Read full article: Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue ...→

Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High, Reopening Remote

The planned next stage of reopening of businesses in Mexico appeared to be put off once again Friday, as new confirmed cases and deaths continued at near-recor [...] Read full article: Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High...→

Black DC-area police officers share perspectives on the job | WTOP

Police officers shared their views on the current state of policing and race relations during a panel discussion in D.C. Read full article: Black DC-area police officers share pers...→

PHOTOS: Historic Juneteenth marked by protests in DC | WTOP

This year, Juneteenth coincided with weekslong protests over racial injustice in America. See photos of the demonstrations in Washington, D.C. Friday. Read full article: PHOTOS: Historic Juneteenth marked by pr...→

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private [...] Read full article: DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2...→

AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new health guidelines for going to the movies | WTOP

AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new health guidelines for going to the movies | WTOP

AMC Theatres — the world’s largest movie theater owner — announced Thursday that it is set to reopen its more than 600 US theaters next month with new safety a [...] Read full article: AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new...→

DC jails ordered to reform conditions for inmates during pandemic | WTOP

The federal court system has ordered D.C.’s Department of Corrections to make changes to jail protocol when it comes to the coronavirus. Read full article: DC jails ordered to reform conditions fo...→

Senate bill would strip president’s power to federalize DC police | WTOP

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, who is sharply critical of the way protests near the White House were handled earlier this month. Read full article: Senate bill would strip president’s powe...→

Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies and events planned in DC, Md., Va. | WTOP

Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies and events planned in DC, Md., Va. | WTOP

Here’s a list of some of the marches, protests and observances in D.C., Maryland and Virginia on Friday, in honor of Juneteenth. Read full article: Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies ...→

DC, Maryland, Virginia unemployment claims all fall | WTOP

The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell for the 11th straight week, including drops in new claims in the District, Mary [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland, Virginia unemployment clai...→

Metro DC area’s burn center sees spike in visits since quarantine began | WTOP

Since the pandemic hit, the number of people going to the D.C. region’s burn center is up dramatically, and cases are more serious than usual, the center’s dir [...] Read full article: Metro DC area’s burn center sees spike i...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

DC area must remain vigilant as coronavirus numbers fall, expert says | WTOP

“This is the moment to really double down on the public health response so we’re better prepared for whatever could come in the fall,” a health expert said. Read full article: DC area must remain vigilant as coronavi...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

DC National Guard to provide unarmed security for monuments in DC | WTOP

The D.C. National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said [...] Read full article: DC National Guard to provide unarmed sec...→

Goodwill temporarily shutters DC-area donation centers after running out of space | WTOP

Goodwill of Greater Washington is temporarily closing all 18 of its donation centers in the D.C. area — but its centers have run out of space. Read full article: Goodwill temporarily shutters DC-area do...→

Charles Co. schools seek parent input on reopening | WTOP

Charles County Public Schools in Maryland is seeking input from parents as it draws up plans to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Charles Co. schools seek parent input on...→

Man dead in Southeast DC hit-and-run | WTOP

One man is dead after a hit-and-run in Southeast D.C. U.S. Park Police said at least one driver hit a man riding an electric scooter on the Suitland Parkway. Read full article: Man dead in Southeast DC hit-and-run | W...→

Handful of smaller museums in DC area reopen | WTOP

Some smaller museums in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. have reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Handful of smaller museums in DC area re...→

How raised awareness about racial issues might impact the DC comedy club scene | WTOP

The serious issues of racial equality and police brutality are common in conversation now, but should comedians be concerned about taking topics too far? Read full article: How raised awareness about racial issues...→

Fencing to return around Lafayette Square; protesters march to Lincoln Park as protests continue in DC | WTOP

Fencing to return around Lafayette Square; protesters march to Lincoln Park as protests continue in DC | WTOP

The fencing in Lafayette Square that was taken down after the height of protests in D.C. following the killing of George Floyd is back up. Read full article: Fencing to return around Lafayette Squar...→

Why did DC police intervene at one federal statue but not another? | WTOP

Over the weekend and into Monday night, protesters in D.C. have targeted statues depicting historical American figures with ties to the Confederacy, slavery an [...] Read full article: Why did DC police intervene at one feder...→

Back to the office? DC-area office occupancy not rising much yet | WTOP

Kastle Systems’ Back to Work Barometer shows access to buildings using its systems indicates an occupancy rate of 18.2% in the D.C. metro area as of June 17. Read full article: Back to the office? DC-area office occup...→

‘No contact, no problem’: DC aerospace engineer develops coding kit for kids during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. aerospace engineer Aisha Bowe and her company developed Lingo, an at-home coding kit for kids ages 13 and up, as a way to help kids and parents exhausted [...] Read full article: ‘No contact, no problem’: DC aerospace e...→

DC nurses demand hazard pay during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. nurses want hazard pay as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: DC nurses demand hazard pay during pande...→

DC police trying to clear protesters’ camps from Black Lives Matter Plaza | WTOP

Videos on social media show dozens of D.C. police on bicycles shouting to “move back” and moving the crowd up onto the sidewalk. Read full article: DC police trying to clear protesters’ ca...→

After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms hover in DC area | WTOP

After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms hover in DC area | WTOP

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 7:45 p.m. for parts of Howard and Prince George’s counties in Maryland. Read full article: After humid, muggy day, thunderstorms ho...→

National Theatre season to begin spring 2021; DC impov festival canceled | WTOP

Theatergoers will have to wait several more months to enjoy a live performance at the National Theatre in D.C. Read full article: National Theatre season to begin spring ...→

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

The Washington Teachers’ Union released a report Monday with suggestions on how schools can safely reopen in the fall as the coronavirus continues. They flagge [...] Read full article: DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reo...→

Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase Two of reopening | WTOP

With D.C. entering its Phase Two reopening plans on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said residents should still be cautious of the coronavirus. Read full article: Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase ...→

From shops to dining out, NYC reopening hits ‘biggest piece’ | WTOP

From Macy’s “Miracle on 34th Street” store to the World Trade Center’s office towers, New York City hits a key point Monday in trying to rebound from the natio [...] Read full article: From shops to dining out, NYC reopening ...→

2 killed in Northeast DC shooting | WTOP

Two people were killed in a shooting in Northeast D.C. early Sunday, police said. Read full article: 2 killed in Northeast DC shooting | WTOP...→

DC-area chefs launch international bake sale to combat racism | WTOP

DC-area chefs launch international bake sale to combat racism | WTOP

Through Bakers Against Racism, professional chefs and home bakers are making and selling desserts, then donating profits to a group of their choice that suppor [...] Read full article: DC-area chefs launch international bake ...→

How the DC Black Lives Matter Plaza sparked murals across the country | WTOP

Since the June 5 Black Lives Matter mural painting in D.C., more than 19 cities have followed suit with their own version in a show of support for demonstrator [...] Read full article: How the DC Black Lives Matter Plaza spar...→

‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates plasma, gives advice after recovering from the coronavirus | WTOP

Dr. Ira Rabin at MedStar Washington Hospital Center had the coronavirus back in March. He has now donated his plasma to help those recovering from the virus. Read full article: ‘It was a no-brainer’: DC doctor donates...→

DC teacher receives award for inspiring students | WTOP

Alejandro Diasgranados, who teaches at Aiton Elementary School in D.C., became one of 51 teachers nationwide honored with a Sanford Teacher Award. Read full article: DC teacher receives award for inspiring ...→

DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resume as reopening process continues | WTOP

DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resume as reopening process continues | WTOP

Many motor vehicle department offices throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia reopen this week to provide in-person services. Read full article: DMV services across DC, Md. and Va. resu...→

DC police and fire units rescue 3 groups of people trapped by rising waters on the Potomac River | WTOP

Several groups of people escaped a treacherous situation on the Potomac River with help from D.C. Fire and EMS and police on Saturday when surging waters cut t [...] Read full article: DC police and fire units rescue 3 groups...→

DC-area’s landmark Mormon temple postpones rededication, open house | WTOP

The reopening of the D.C.-area’s landmark Mormon temple in Kensington, Maryland, is being postponed due to coronavirus safety concerns. Read full article: DC-area’s landmark Mormon temple postpon...→

Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks | WTOP

Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, balancing health risks | WTOP

Japan’s economy is opening cautiously, with social-distancing restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Japan’s economy reopening cautiously, ba...→

Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue in DC | WTOP

Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue in DC | WTOP

Following a day of peaceful protests celebrating Juneteenth in D.C., protesters pull down the statue of Albert Pike in Judicial Square. Read full article: Protesters tear down Albert Pike statue ...→

DC parade celebrates fathers and freedom | WTOP

As Juneteenth rallies took place in D.C., a small caravan of vehicles gathered on the D. C-Maryland border to celebrate freedom and fathers. Read full article: DC parade celebrates fathers and freedom...→

Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High, Reopening Remote

The planned next stage of reopening of businesses in Mexico appeared to be put off once again Friday, as new confirmed cases and deaths continued at near-recor [...] Read full article: Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High...→

Report: DC no longer most gentrified city in US | WTOP

D.C. is falling down a list of the most intensely gentrified cities in the United States. Read full article: Report: DC no longer most gentrified cit...→

Black DC-area police officers share perspectives on the job | WTOP

Police officers shared their views on the current state of policing and race relations during a panel discussion in D.C. Read full article: Black DC-area police officers share pers...→

DC reclaims ‘most expensive’ title from Arlington | WTOP

D.C. has bumped Arlington County, Virginia, from the top of most expensive area jurisdictions for median home selling prices — at least for the month of May. Read full article: DC reclaims ‘most expensive’ title from ...→

PHOTOS: Historic Juneteenth marked by protests in DC | WTOP

This year, Juneteenth coincided with weekslong protests over racial injustice in America. See photos of the demonstrations in Washington, D.C. Friday. Read full article: PHOTOS: Historic Juneteenth marked by pr...→

DC Phase Two coronavirus reopening begins Monday | WTOP

Phase Two of D.C.’s coronavirus reopening will begin on Monday, June 22, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday. Read full article: DC Phase Two coronavirus reopening begin...→

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2 Will Start Monday

Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private [...] Read full article: DC to Announce Whether Reopening Phase 2...→

Juneteenth: Protests, celebrations throughout DC | WTOP

Juneteenth revelers and demonstrators will take to the streets throughout D.C. both to celebrate the day and protest police brutality. Read full article: Juneteenth: Protests, celebrations throu...→

AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new health guidelines for going to the movies | WTOP

AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new health guidelines for going to the movies | WTOP

AMC Theatres — the world’s largest movie theater owner — announced Thursday that it is set to reopen its more than 600 US theaters next month with new safety a [...] Read full article: AMC Theatres sets reopening date and new...→

Stormy, steamy Father’s Day weekend weather for DC area | WTOP

The D.C. area faces stormy, sometimes steamy conditions through the weekend. Here’s what you need to know. Read full article: Stormy, steamy Father’s Day weekend weat...→

DC jails ordered to reform conditions for inmates during pandemic | WTOP

The federal court system has ordered D.C.’s Department of Corrections to make changes to jail protocol when it comes to the coronavirus. Read full article: DC jails ordered to reform conditions fo...→

One Juneteenth DC rally calls for defunding police, canceling rent | WTOP

In celebration of Juneteeth, one group is joining dozens of planned marches to raise awareness to the needs of the black community in D.C., particularly police [...] Read full article: One Juneteenth DC rally calls for defund...→

Senate bill would strip president’s power to federalize DC police | WTOP

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, who is sharply critical of the way protests near the White House were handled earlier this month. Read full article: Senate bill would strip president’s powe...→

What to expect this weekend for street closures, no parking in downtown DC | WTOP

With protests, rallies and other events planned for Juneteenth on Friday, downtown D.C. will generally not be as accessible by car. Read full article: What to expect this weekend for street c...→

Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies and events planned in DC, Md., Va. | WTOP

Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies and events planned in DC, Md., Va. | WTOP

Here’s a list of some of the marches, protests and observances in D.C., Maryland and Virginia on Friday, in honor of Juneteenth. Read full article: Friday is Juneteenth: Protests, rallies ...→

Inspectors canvass Montgomery County before Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening | WTOP

As Montgomery County, Maryland, gets ready for Phase Two of its reopening Friday, some county workers are chipping in to make sure the process is going smoothl [...] Read full article: Inspectors canvass Montgomery County bef...→

DC, Maryland, Virginia unemployment claims all fall | WTOP

The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell for the 11th straight week, including drops in new claims in the District, Mary [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland, Virginia unemployment clai...→