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Although sentences have been eased in recent years for some types of offenders, prisoners 50 and older are the fastest-growing population in federal prisons.
Members of the black community worry that one of their role models risks eroding his legacy in their eyes as he tries to get conservatives’ presidential nod.
Manny Pacquiao, left, covers up as Floyd Mayweather attacks. (Reuters)
Floyd Mayweather remained undefeated with his victory over Manny Pacquiao in the most anticipated fight in several years.
Steve Hendrix, Arelis R. Hernández and Rachel Weiner
The announcement of charges against six officers in Freddie Gray’s death had helped to defuse tension.
White’s emergence in a tight race vs. a candidate who outspent him 16 to 1 is a testament to Barry’s legacy.
Liz Clarke and Mike Jones
Washington’s top draft picks — Brandon Scherff, Preston Smith and Matt Jones — reflect a focus on size.
Victoria St. Martin and Spencer S. Hsu
Attorneys and doctors argue over when, not if, John W. Hinckley, Jr., should leave a psychiatric hospital.
Drumming group Batala DC sets pace. (Bill O'Leary/Post)
In the corridor once known as the Black Broadway, thousands from across D.C. came together to celebrate the city’s music history.
As the unrest in Baltimore continues, comedians comment on protests, the Orioles and more.
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Karla L. Miller
@WORK ADVICE | Staffers are uncomfortable that a sign-language interpreter is present for reviews.
Gio Gonzalez worked seven strong innings and the bullpen held up its end in a 1-0 win over the Mets.
$20 DINER | Chef Frank Linn displays an obsessive focus at his Kensington pizzeria.
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Todd C. Frankel, Rama Lakshmi and Lenny Bernstein
Hundreds of climbers and guides were thrust into the deadliest event ever on the world’s highest peak.
The bay colt became the third straight favorite to win the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
THE TAKE | Can a party energize its conservative base and modernize at the same time?
Rachel Held Evans
We’re not looking for upscale coffee and pastors in skinny jeans.
Prince William and Kate’s second child, a daughter, was born Saturday morning in London.
Royal couple unveil Britain’s new princess
A pastor's reflections from the streets after Baltimore officers charged
Bridgegate, Chris Christie and 2016 ambitions
Aid slow to reach remote villages in Nepal
How women are making it big in small business
WASHINGTON POST LIVE | On May 8, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will join women business owners to talk about finding mentors and creating ideas. Register to attend.
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Aaron C. Davis
The longest-serving Independent in Congress rebuffed the idea when he announced a run two days ago.
Over-policing protests is constitutionally and morally problematic. Plus, it doesn’t work.
While Baltimore smolders, a D.C. police lieutenant tries to build trust in church basement
Former “Meet the Press” moderator lists the 1935 brick Colonial for $2.475 million.
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FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.
Group debuts a masterful piece by Chinese American composer Lei Liang, among other works.
Charles Wright, the 20th U.S. poet laureate, concludes his term with a conversation with Charles Simic, the 15th U.S. poet laureate.
With a suite of battery products for homes, the glitzy electric automaker is no longer just a car company.
By using real-time pricing and encouraging bundled orders, a new e-commerce site could be the next big thing in shopping.
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