Aging inmates pay a painful price in prison

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.

Some blacks rethink Ben Carson as he attacks Obama

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.

Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. (L. Rosenfield for The Post)

Why couldn’t $130 million transform one of Baltimore’s poorest places?

The neighborhood where Freddie Gray was arrested remains bleak despite investment from a visionary developer and the city.

Local News

Protests likely to accelerate retreat from tough police tactics of the 1990s

Protests likely to accelerate retreat from tough police tactics of the 1990s

In Baltimore, New York and Washington, police have already backed away from “zero tolerance.”

Spring will feel more like early summer in the week ahead

Spring will feel more like early summer in the week ahead

Today begins a sneak peek at summer with warmer days and some increasing humidity as well.

A new face claims Marion Barry’s legacy, and his name is Trayon White

A new face claims Marion Barry’s legacy, and his name is Trayon White

White’s emergence in a tight race vs. a candidate who outspent him 16 to 1 is a testament to Barry’s legacy.

They met at an arcade, then realized they both lived in the neighborhood

They met at an arcade, then realized they both lived in the neighborhood

ON LOVE | Mike Rosenblatt and Carmen Fitzsimmons had a casual start, then faced a test: distance.

**ONE TIME USE ONLY egg-shaped tub

The tub looks like it came out of a gallery. (Sean Shanahan)

Living is fine art in this penthouse

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Georgetown condo features a sculptural marble staircase.

A Korean pop star’s double life in D.C.

A Korean pop star’s double life in D.C.

His folks want him to get a B.A. His fans want more albums. Can Roy Kim please everyone? And himself?

Redskins introduce a really Big Three

Redskins introduce a really Big Three

Washington’s top draft picks — Brandon Scherff, Preston Smith and Matt Jones — reflect a focus on size.

One run is all the Nationals
need in a shutout over the Mets

One run is all the Nationals <br>need in a shutout over the Mets

Gio Gonzalez worked seven strong innings and the bullpen held up its end in a 1-0 win over the Mets.

‘Old school’ Wizards coach appears
to embrace change, but remains coy

‘Old school’ Wizards coach appears <br>to embrace change, but remains coy

Randy Wittman makes use of analytics when putting together a lineup, the team’s owner says.

Frankly . . . Pizza! tosses pies that reach for perfection (and come close)

Frankly <span>. . .</span> Pizza! tosses pies that reach for perfection (and come close)

$20 DINER | Chef Frank Linn displays an obsessive focus at his Kensington pizzeria.

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Unanimous decision in Mayweather-Pacquiao fight: I paid $100 for that?

Unanimous decision in Mayweather-Pacquiao fight: I paid $100 for that?

EARLY LEAD | The lack of action left many observers feeling like they hadn’t gotten their money’s worth.

When Mount Everest shook:
A minute of horror, hours of panic

When Mount Everest shook: <br> A minute of horror, hours of panic

Hundreds of climbers and guides were thrust into the deadliest event ever on the world’s highest peak.

Former deputy gives bleak appraisal
of CIA’s work during Arab Spring

Former deputy gives bleak appraisal <br>of CIA’s work during Arab Spring

In a new book, Michael Morell says the agency gave policymakers assessments that were mistaken.

Federal Government

GOP targets federal workers, again

GOP targets federal workers, again

FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.

National

Some blacks rethink Ben Carson as he attacks Obama

Some blacks rethink Ben Carson as he attacks Obama <br>

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.

Business

The site hopes to change how you shop

The site hopes to change how you shop

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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