Too sick to go to the gym?

Learn when to give your body (and the people around you) a break.


WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 29:  Ben Bradlee's casket is carried at the conclusion of a memorial service for the legendary editor of The Washington Post at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday October 29, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Matt McClain/ The Washington Post)

Legendary Post editor celebrated at funeral as inspiring, irreverent, brave

Ben Bradlee was remembered as an extraordinary newspaper man and a man who knew how to have fun.



America’s war on candy

It’s sweet. It should be a treat. And it could become a scourge as a nation tries to regulate what its increasingly plump citizens can eat.


epa04460868 A man sorts shrimp and prawns at the port bordering Myanmar, in Ranong, southern Thailand, 24 October 2014. The Thai fishing industry has been accused of instances of using alleged slave crews and continued over-fishing, moving further away from traditional methods that do not allow a sustainable supply chain of fish, and creating a threat to food security. The southern coastal areas sees many workers from Myanmar employed in the fishing industry.  EPA/BARBARA WALTON

Shrimp by any other name might not taste as sweet

Advocacy group Oceana finds widespread mislabeling of the shellfish on menus and in stores.


Man running in a gym on a treadmill concept for exercising, fitness and healthy lifestyle

Too sick to go to the gym?

Learn when to give your body (and the people around you) a break.

Weddings & Romance

Leslie and Demetrius

He likes Jim Carrey, she doesn’t. Can this work?

Their senses of humor may be different, but they had much in common.


D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid makes a save against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Can D.C. United make a long run in playoffs?

The team has a terrific goal keeper and two new forwards to help its chances.


Carolyn Hax: Will they or won’t they explain their will?

Couple wonder if they should tell relatives about their will’s directive on guardianship of two toddlers.

Reliable Source

Remember when Sarah Palin costumes were a thing? #TBT

“Please don’t come toting a rifle,” read the announcement for the 2008 drag race.


IDAHO - AUGUST 2014 - Pungo Canyon offers great rapids and some fishing. Solitude River Trips offers raft and fly fishing trips down the Middle Fork river in Idaho. The Middle Fork Salmon River is a 110 mile long river in Idaho. The river has 100 miles of whitewater, starting at an elevation of 7,000 feet and dropping to 3,000 feet. (Kat Smith)

In rafts, off the grid on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon

In search of wilderness immersion, a father leads a family on a camping-and-rafting trip, with surprising turns.

Travel coverage

Home & Garden

HANDOUT ART: Little Hakurei turnips at left and Purple Top turnips at right.

Hakurei, a sweet little Japanese import

The turnip that acts like a radish in salads or a water chestnut in stir-fries.


Oscar de la Renta’s best quotes through the years

“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.“


Parents are happier near the birth of their first and second child. Third child? Not so much.

It isn’t so much that parents are unhappy about having their third child. It’s that they simply don’t get the big happiness boosts they experienced with their first two children, according to London School of Economics researchers.