This D.C. neighborhood has quietly become a national model for resisting gentrification

Mount Pleasant has maintained a degree of diversity and an attractive sense of community in a city that, swamped by gentrification, seems to be losing both.
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Miriam Carey was shot at 26 times by law enforcement near the Capitol in 2013. Her sister contrasts her fate to the treatment of the Jan. 6 rioters.

“When incidents occur in Washington that people make parallels to Miriam, it just creates a great sense of anxiety and hurt and sadness, knowing that she wasn’t given consideration.”

‘Disinformation can be a very lucrative business, especially if you’re good at it,’ media scholar says

Joan Donovan, who studies media manipulation and extremism, discusses the Capitol attack and how we got here.

These Turkish brothers found their calling in D.C., championing the Black music scene

The Erteguns, subject of a new documentary, fought racial segregation in the ’30s and ’40s.
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Date Lab: Mariah Carey. Alligators. Urology. Is this any way to start a romance?

For these two, the differences in interests and tastes didn’t keep a connection from sparking.
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Can the cannabis industry be an agent of social justice? Or is it just another big business?

“I want to use this platform to help improve society,” says one marijuana executive.
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Like a good neighbor, Pennyroyal Station is there for you

On the menu in Mount Rainier: all-American comfort food from chef Jesse Miller.
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Gene Weingarten: This hot sauce is a killer

I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
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My two weeks with John le Carré: What I learned about writing, fame and grace when I showed him around Miami in 1991.

He wanted to learn about the Miami drug world and had been told I could help.
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He started the project with a sincere hope of empathizing with Trump supporters. In the end, that was difficult.
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We asked writers from left, right and center to offer creative ideas for the next president — not necessarily the obvious policy measures at the forefront of political discussion. Plus: 7 artists illustrate their own proposals.
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We lost Johnny’s Half Shell to the pandemic. After 20 years, it deserves a farewell toast.

Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience.

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And 11 shameful rationalizations that prevented so many Americans from seeing how bad things were getting.
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Gene Weingarten: It ain’t over until the fat man sings

How might Trump try to hold on to his rancid reign? Anything’s possible.

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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian: An online platform free of hate is ‘really good for business’

The tech entrepreneur discusses changes for Reddit and managing free speech.
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Do ‘elder Goths’ hold the secret to aging successfully?

A Baltimore anthropologist explores the subculture as “an alternative to being aged by culture.”
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