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.”

For Route 7, a plan that could ease traffic congestion and boost transit

For Route 7, a plan that could ease traffic congestion and boost transit

A new study will explore a bus rapid-transit line and light rail to service a congested 13-mile corridor.

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.

They were always in love, but their relationship matured as they grew up

They were always in love, but their relationship matured as they grew up

ON LOVE | Danielle Colley and Bob Starin married 13 years after meeting at a homecoming dance.

The (almost) secret life of a K-pop
star at Georgetown University

The (almost) secret life of a K-pop <br>star at Georgetown University

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

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Living is fine art in this penthouse

Living is fine art in this penthouse

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

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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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