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Some prosecutors fear the consequences of reducing mandatory minimums for drug convictions.

  • Oct 31, 2015

A prisoner who was given clemency by President Obama adjusts to life on the outside.

  • Oct 7, 2015

Sharanda Jones is one of thousands of federal prisoners who can only get out if Obama commutes her sentence.

  • Jul 15, 2015

Harsh sentencing policies, a legacy of the “war on drugs,” have left thousands of elderly behind bars.

  • May 2, 2015

As Americans age, looking after loved ones comes at a price.

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  • Mar 12, 2013

Living witnesses of the “I Have a Dream” speech sensed that they were part of history in the making.

  • Aug 24, 2011

Three Washington Post photographers were awarded Pulitzer Prizes in breaking news photography today. Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti will be online Monday, April 18 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss their experiences and work.

  • Apr 18, 2011
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