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Delta variant rise and masking mandates spark shutdown fears

As cases of the coronavirus surge across the United States, health officials and politicians discussed masking and potential restrictions on Aug. 1.
  • Aug 1, 2021

Infrastructure bill could be stalled by liberals pushing for spending bill

As the Senate moves forward with a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, on Aug. 1 some liberal Democrats warned they won’t vote on the package.
  • Aug 1, 2021

Native American activists drive a 5,000-pound totem pole across the county to D.C.

A group that included members of the Lummi Nation drove a 5,000-pound totem pole across the country to the District on July 29.
  • Jul 30, 2021
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Biden, Bowser welcome Americans to celebrate July Fourth in the District

As Washington, D.C., fully reopens, federal and city officials say it's time to celebrate with fireworks.
  • Jun 15, 2021
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Low-flying helicopters expected around Capitol on Monday morning for training exercise

Authorities are cautioning residents not to be alarmed by activity Monday morning at the U.S. Capitol.
  • Jun 7, 2021

SNL vs. reality: Anya Taylor-Joy and remembering a year in the pandemic

“Saturday Night Live” closed out its 46th season with a full in-studio audience for the first time since the pandemic began.
  • May 23, 2021

Pandas, tigers and wallabies: National Zoo to reopen after coronavirus restrictions lift

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo will reopen to the public on May 21, allowing visitors to meet new panda cub Xiao Qi Ji for the first time.
  • May 20, 2021

Angela Alsobrooks discusses her friendship with Kamala Harris

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) discusses her close friendship with Vice President Harris.
  • Apr 27, 2021

The Maryland county where Black women hold the power

In Maryland's Prince George's County, Angela D. Alsobrooks, the first female county executive, has assembled a fleet of other Black women to help her lead.
  • Apr 27, 2021
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The county where Black women hold power — a few miles from the White House

Prince George's County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks has elevated a fleet of Black women leaders, buoyed by support from Kamala Harris and other powerful mentors.
  • Apr 27, 2021