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Discipline or abuse? Adrian Peterson and the switch

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was arrested for violently hitting his small son with a switch. He says he was disciplining him.


    COLUMBIA, MD - September 14th, 2014 - Jack White performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. White's career-spanning 20+ song set drew from his work with The White Stripes, The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs as well as his two solo albums.  (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post)

    Jack White plays his catalogue full of hits at Merriweather

    The bandleader mixes in White Stripes and Raconteurs songs along with tunes from his new solo album.


    WASHINGTON, DC -- JULY 21: Steve Green in the basement of the Washington Design Center, which was recently demolished as part of the construction for the Bible Museum. Steve Green and his family, owners of the Hobby Lobby, are building the Bible Museum…. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post) MAGAZINE

    A Bible museum on the National Mall ... well, close.

    Hobby Lobby president Steve Green has big plans for a Washington museum devoted to the Bible.


    WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 3, 2014:  Herbed Farro Salad With Walnuts, Feta and Spinach  (Photo by Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post).

    Nourish: Cool farro that’s easy to warm up to

    Ellie Krieger’s whole-grain salad is graced with a classic Greek combination of flavors.


    Teaching kids about vegetarianism

    Advice for parents whose children are curious about “going veg,” or are just thinking about their food choices.

    Weddings & Romance

    Nima and Rachel

    Two economists go into a bar....

    In theory, we thought this was a good idea. And we were right!


    CONSTANTA, ROMANIA - AUGUST 2014: HANDOUT IMAGE: (Photo by Ashley McConnughey)

    U.S. girls win underwater robotics competition in Romania

    Team Atlantis also shared their passion for science, technology, engineering and math.


    Carolyn Hax: Husband’s supply of affection isn’t meeting her demand

    Wife would rather have him in her life than leave over this disappointment, but she can’t help but second-guess.


    CROZET, VA - SEPTEMBER 6: Female friends celebrate a marriage and a birthday as part of a girl's gathering at King Family Vineyards in Crozet, VA on September 6, 2014. The women planned to spend the day exploring the region's vineyards and a brewery. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)

    Virginia wineries: Our top picks by cateory

    Virginia’s wineries offer a wide range of experiences, from stunning views to fine dining and family fun.

    Travel coverage

    Home & Garden

    This is a photo I took of all the edible flowers mentioned in the article (minus squash blossoms) all of which I picked in my gardens

    Flowers that are pretty enough to eat

    Even past the prime of the summer garden, edible flowers are plentiful.


    The Proenza Schouler Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Your old prohibitions about leather in spring just melted

    At the end of New York Fashion Week, Proenza Schouler threw rules of seasonal fabrics out the window.


    How to tell your children you have cancer

    Terri Rupar has cancer, and a small child. She reported and found good ways to inform kids of different ages about what a parent is going through.