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D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh will sue President Donald Trumpfor violating anti-corruption clauses in the U.S. Constitution. He is accused of accepting millions of dollars from foreign governments as president while maintaining ownership over his business.  


  • Long, late rides on MetroAccess harm elderly and disabled riders, fail to provide timely access to restrooms. [Post]

  • A focus on the Pulse Nightclub shooting during Pride weekend. [WTOP, Post]

  • Military-style weapon found in truck that crashed through Adams Morgan, hitting D.C. officers. [Post]

  • U.S. Holocaust Museum launches crowd-funding campaign to preserve war diaries. [AP]

  • Reflecting Pool will be drained and refilled after 80 recent duckling deaths. [NBC4, Post]

  • Roof deck partially collapses at nightclub on Florida Avenue NW. [WTOP]

  • The story of integrating D.C.’s public swimming pools. [Post]

  • It’s hot in here (through Tuesday, at least). [Post]

  • There’s an air quality alert in the area today. [ABC7]

  • A look at the Union Station redevelopment plans. [WBJ]

  • An alarm might go off next time you jump the Metro turnstile. [WTOP, Post]

  • Boat on fire off Haines Point on Sunday. [ABC7]

  • Man accused of brutal sex assault in a D.C. jail cell gets 17.5 years. [AP]

  • Family of Ayana McAllister, accidental teen murder victim, waits for answers. [WUSA9]

  • Bryan Giron, 14, went missing from Northwest last Thursday. [WUSA9]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips? jeff.anderson@washingtoncitypaper.com

  • Taking stock after the first full year of D.C.’s only single-sex public high school. [Post]

  • White House taps Jessie K. Liu to be U.S. attorney for D.C. [Post]

  • Charter school teacher wants to bribe students to stay off electronic devices. [Post]

  • Streetcar extension on the chopping block this week. [WAMU]

  • ICYMI: Where to find D.C.’s boundary stones. [WUSA9]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Listen to Talone’s new mixtape Sha Underestimated. [WCP]

  • What to expect at this year’s Source Festival. [DCist]

  • Small town strife in a fictional Maryland suburb comes alive in Rion Amilcar Scott‘s Insurrections. [WCP]

  • The Anthem, I.M.P.’s new concert all at The Wharf, will be christened by Foo Fighters for its inaugural concert. [Post]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The best place to try raclette on H Street isn’t at the Swiss restaurant. [WCP]

  • Could a strip club replace Café Asia? [WBJ]

  • Fresh ideas for late-night eats. [Eater]

  • Another The Best Sandwich Shop is bound for I Street NW. [PoPville]

  • Make the most of every avocado this summer. [Post]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • A nonprofit called LightHouse provides once-homeless residents with furniture. [DCist]

  • Op-ed: Airbnb and its peer firms aren’t causing D.C.’s affordable housing crisis. [Post]

  • Anti-development Adams Morgan activist Chris Otten responds to Post profile. [Post]

  • More than 1,000 residential units are planned for the Wharf development. [UrbanTurf]

  • The D.C. area’s top five most lucrative counties for flipping homes. [Curbed DC]

  • What do millennials make of living in the District? [Curbed DC]

  • People move out of D.C. for a variety of reasons. [GGW]

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