Despite Northam’s medical credentials, some question his pandemic response

The nation’s only physician-governor has drawn both criticism and praise for his low-key, methodical approach to the virus and the ensuing economic fallout in Virginia.
Matthew Hurtt, Christian Lockamy, Stephen Rowe and Thomas Bingham keep their masks on before their food and drinks arrive at Ragtime in Arlington. (Emily Davies/The Post)
Matthew Hurtt, Christian Lockamy, Stephen Rowe and Thomas Bingham keep their masks on before their food and drinks arrive at Ragtime in Arlington. (Emily Davies/The Post)

Friends who went bar-hopping for the first time in months found an awkward, alien experience

“New normal” turns every outing in the D.C. area into a series of hard choices.
D.C. coronavirus testing rates are far below capacity, and some experts say more is needed for a safer reopening.
Police said the killing does not appear to be a random crime.
The Maryland priest will use it during his 30th anniversary Mass this week.
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As second day of protests began in D.C., Bowser called president’s reference to “vicious dogs” a “not too subtle reminder to African Americans of the segregationists who let dogs out on women, children and innocent people in the South.”
Demonstrators gathered throughout the city Saturday following tense standoffs outside the White House. The protests in the District were one of a number in cities throughout the nation following the death of Floyd during his detention by police in Minneapolis.

A bit cooler but still spectacular weather for Sunday.
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In addition to his pioneering work at the U.S. Geological Survey, Rubin kayaked, figure skated and cracked jokes.
From a command center in Warrenton, Va., a special team of experts from the Federal Aviation Administration are gathering data as part of a program that will help incorporate commercial space operations into the current national airspace system.
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