Carleigh Berryman watches as Mary Chiappetta, 89, and others at Powhatan Nursing Home in Falls Church test virtual-reality travel experiences. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
Carleigh Berryman watches as Mary Chiappetta, 89, and others at Powhatan Nursing Home in Falls Church test virtual-reality travel experiences. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)

A recent college graduate helps nursing-home residents see the world — without leaving home

With seed money from George Washington University, Carleigh Berryman founded Viva Vita, which uses virtual-reality goggles for its adventures.
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A Columbus Day crisis: No school and a Fortnite blackout

Parents were almost as flummoxed as their kids when the insanely popular video game that swallowed children whole more than a year ago just spit them back up Sunday night.

Family of slain teen had worried about violence in the District

Jaquar McNair was the 10th person between the ages of 11 and 17 killed in the city this year. Now his mother, who wouldn’t let her children out alone, wonders what else she could have done to protect the youngest of her 10 children.

Maryland House speaker said board ‘missed the point’ over her objection to Civil War plaque

Adrienne A. Jones wanted the plaque removed because of “offensive language” that “sympathizes with Confederate motivations.” The plaque will be altered instead.

Montgomery County police officer dies after Silver Spring shooting incident

The officer had made a radio call reporting a disorderly subject on the roof of the parking garage near Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, Montgomery County police said.

The man was taken to a hospital with cuts and bruises; normal rail service resumed.

Montgomery students of color are more likely to have novice teachers and less rigor, study finds.


The incident occurred on University Boulevard East in Silver Spring, officials say.

After widespread 40s tonight, Tuesday's high temperatures may be slightly lower than we got today.

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Wherever Dave Feehan moves, championships follow. Plus: Sell, Dan Snyder, sell!

A soaking is possible or just a few showers.

The Supreme Court ruled in 2012 that juveniles may not be sentenced to mandatory life sentences without parole, and so Malvo is seeking new hearings on his four Virginia life sentences.

Parking restrictions begin early Monday and will last all week. Parts of Pennsylvania Avenue and H Street downtown will be affected, and some portions will close to vehicular traffic starting Thursday.

The warm sunny afternoons and cool, crisp nights to start off this week are hard to beat.

A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident, Laurel police said.

Md. officials say they’re working to reduce delays, but local leaders say their ideas are ignored.

Democrat Phyllis J. Randall hopes anti-Trump sentiments in Loudoun County will help propel her to a second term as county board chair.

David Krucoff’s long-shot vision would grant disenfranchised Washington the voting representation in Congress that residents long for.

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Holiday trash, transit and other schedules

Lots of sunshine and warmth await on Monday.

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