Region’s leaders fear virus surge after protests, but Md. suburbs still inch toward reopening

Washington-area leaders are wary of erasing progress made against the virus as Montgomery and Prince George’s counties prepare to gradually reopen their economies on Monday.

Protesters return to D.C. streets to vent and engage: ‘This is not an Instagram moment’

The scene Sunday felt festive at times, but also tense, as demonstrators squared off with police.

In the wreckage of Richmond, one small miracle — and anticipation of more protests

Sunday was marked by peaceful rallies and cleanups as the mayor set a curfew and the governor declared a state of emergency.
Parishioners receive the sacrament of Communion during the first Mass in two months at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington. (Oliver Contreras/for The Post)
Parishioners receive the sacrament of Communion during the first Mass in two months at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington. (Oliver Contreras/for The Post)

On this Pentecost, Christians who came to church were wary and grateful

Official virus restrictions were loosened for worship services, but many parishioners stayed home.
Rioters and looters smash windows, set fires and ransack stores from Shaw to Tenleytown
A man jumped into water in Great Falls area, Montgomery rescue spokesman said.
Five people were arrested and seven injured after a protest turned violent Saturday in Manassas.
The shooting occurred on Memorial Day, D.C. police said.
The victim was fatally wounded in the Barry Farm area of the District, according to police.

Teaism owner Michelle Brown says damage to her eatery was “heartbreaking,” but “this moment is not about us.”
An autopsy did not find evidence of trauma, authorities said Sunday.
June begins much like May ends, with another sunny day and comfortable temperatures.
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