DC government unable to connect with White House on COVID-19 outbreak

Officials with the Washington, D.C., Department of Health have been unsuccessful in trying to connect with the White House to assist with contact tracing and other protocols regarding the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak that has infected President Donald Trump and several senior staff members.

Kennedy Center delays opening pop-up indefinitely

The Kennedy Center says it will not be opening up its “HEIST” pop-up this weekend in order for its staff to determine whether the event can be accommodated according to the District’s COVID-19 reopening guidelines.

DC committee recommends changes to Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial

A committee reporting to Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has come up with a list of dozens of historical monuments, schools, parks, government buildings and other structures that it recommends making changes to because of the historical namesakes’ connection to slavery or racism -- even the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial.