Some big names are on board to pitch the Capital Region as host for the Summer 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Thursday, Washington 2024 announced its board members for the Olympic bid, with backgrounds ranging from politics to business to food.
The D.C. police are asking the public’s help after a woman was assaulted in Northwest on Sunday. The police say the woman was near Oliver Street and Western Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. when a man approached her with a knife. They say he tried to take off the woman’s clothes, but was unsuccessful. The woman ran away.
New events are being added to this year’s National Book Festival, including a discussion with writers whose books were made into movies, and cooking demonstrations by top chefs. The festival on Saturday runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. It’s moving inside to the Washington Convention Center after a decade on the National Mall.