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The $700 billion man makes a bid for governor in California

Neel Kashkari burned out as the official in charge of the bailout. Now he wants back in politics.


    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22:  After a long day of work, Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) discusses her upcoming schedule with staff on Capitol Hill in Washington DC Thursday, May 22, 2014. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

    Is Donna Edwards the next Nancy Pelosi?

    The Maryland Democrat is recruiting women to run and possibly aiming for a leadership post herself.


    ARTIST LOFTS - FOR H&D ISSUE Toni George lives in the Mt. Ranier arts community, her work is focused on African American history. She is a collector of African masks.

    Home & Design: Artists flourish in reserved housing

    Lofts play key role by giving artists affordable and suitable space to create.


    WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22:  Opening Day of Compass Coffee in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC Monday, September 22, 2014. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

    Finding their way home, with the help of coffee

    Two ex-Marines build Compass from the ground up.


    Illustration by Brian Taylor for The Washington Post

    Gym etiquette do’s and don’ts

    There are basic rules of gym etiquette to keep people from throwing you the side-eye.

    Weddings & Romance

    Mindy and Julian

    Adventurous, spicy food lovers hit it off in Clarendon

    There was a kiss, but it’s still not clear whose idea that was.


    HANDOUT IMAGE: Photo for ChopCHop muesli recipe for KidsPost sept. 2014. (Photo by Carl Tremblay)

    Easy recipe for kids: Muesli for breakfast

    A great way to start the day: Oatmeal softened with milk and topped with fruit and nuts.


    Carolyn Hax column cartoon for Sept. 30, 2014

    Carolyn Hax: A husband stereotypes stay-at-home moms

    A professional woman wants to stay home after she starts a family, but her husband is resisting the idea.

    Reliable Source

    5 minutes with actor Kevin Spacey

    After performing a benefit concert at Sidney Harman Hall in D.C., the “House of Cards” star slipped away to chat.


    Injured woman taken from cruise ship by Coast Guard

    Woman who fell on cruise ship taken to shore by Coast Guard; vessel had left Baltimore for Bermuda

    Travel coverage

    Home & Garden

    FILE - A June 1, 1941 photo from files of Deborah Mitford, the Dowager of Duchess of Devonshire in London. The last of the famous Mitford sisters, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, has died at the age of 94, her son said Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

    Deborah Mitford, last of the famous British sisters, dies

    Deborah Mitford, 94, was the youngest of six sisters whose antics shocked and entertained England.


    At Paris Fashion Week: Comme des Garçons considers death and gives us beauty

    Kawakubo’s crimson-colored version of death reminds us that too often, death is messy, bloody and gut-wrenching.


    Gen X: Last of the low-tech childhoods — and first of the high-tech parents

    ON PARENTING | We straddled a world with technology and without. That makes parenting daunting.