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SANFORD, NC - SEP 12:  Clay Aiken, who is running as a Democrat for the US House of Representatives in North Carolina's Second Congressional District, makes a group photo with Jocelyn Phillips, 12, her sister Jordan Phillips, 9, and their mother Stacy Phillips as Aiken made a campaign stop at the Lee Regional Fair in Sanford, NC, on Friday, Sep 12, 2014.  (Photo by Ted Richardson/For The Washington Post)

Clay Aiken, not just the ‘American Idol’ candidate

The singer is running for Congress in North Carolina, but he knows his fame won’t get him to Washington.

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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.

Food

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15: For Tom Sietsma's First Bite preview, the Walnut Torte at DC Harvest, on September, 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

DC Harvest brings more wholesome to H Street NE

First Bite: Arthur and Jared Ringel feature a menu of mindful eating and a variety of daily specials.

Wellness

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 10:  On and near the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, at 6:30 am about 200 people participate in a high energy workout organized by the November Project on the Mall at sunrise in Washington, DC Wednesday, September 10, 2014. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

The November Project: Early morning workouts, and a hug or two

“We want to change the way people see fitness," co-founder says of the grass-roots fitness movement.

Weddings & Romance

Nima and Rachel

Two economists go into a bar....

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

KidsPost

WASHINGTON  - SEPTEMBER 9: Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann (27) throws from the mound during the game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.  The Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-4. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Williams has a tough call: Which pitcher starts in playoffs?

The Nationals manager is likely to choose among Zimmermann, Fister and Strasburg.

Advice

Carolyn Hax: Age gap isn’t necessarily a Grand Canyon

Reader, 30, is interested in seeing a 20-year-old but worried whether he’s adult enough to date.

Reliable Source

Clay Aiken: Celebs exposed in nude pics ‘deserve what they get’

Sorry, J-Law. Still, the Idol-turned-congressional candidate says whoever’s responsible should be “hogtied.“

Travel

ALASKA - AUGUST 2014 - The MV Columbia, a state-run ferry system was established in 1963.The year-round commuter  service is a workhorse, transporting Alaskans to and fro along the 3,500-mile Alaska Marine Highway. Tents and sleeping bags pepper the deck as people are transported from more than 30 points along the Alaska seaboard.
(Andrea Sachs / The Washington Post)

The best way to float by the Last Frontier? Ferry-camping.

Who needs a cruise liner’s distractions when your tent’s gliding along Alaska’s Inside Passage?

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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.

Fashion

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.

Parenting

What traits are the most important to parents?

Parents want kids to be hard working more than they do kind.