Nation’s Capital

DC Boosts Limits on Restaurants, Gatherings Amid Virus Spike

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser/ AP Images WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s capital is tightening its public COVID-19 restrictions in the face of spiraling virus numbers locally and around the country. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that the District of Columbia will remain in Phase 2 of its reopening plan, but she announced a number of adjustments. Starting Wednesday, Nov. 25,…

White House Cites Weather, Cancels Annual July Fourth Picnic

The White House says it’s canceling its annual Fourth of July picnic and fireworks watch because of rainy weather soaking the nation’s capital. But scheduled performances by rapper Kendrick Lamar and singer-songwriter Janelle Monae will go on indoors. The artists will perform in the White House East Room for an audience of military families, administration staff, and supporters and guests…