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Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

The group challenging the disposal plan contends that the institution is financially healthier than portrayed.


HANDOUT IMAGE: Captain Janks of 'The Howard Stern Show' fame. Credit: Stephanie Nenners. ONE TIME USE ONLY. WITH FARHI STORY. NO SALES

‘They want the story so much that they don’t pay attention’

For 25 years, Captain Janks has been prank calling news outlets — and they keep falling for it.


WASHINGTON, DC -- JUNE 17: Jim and Doreen prepare to return to the live broadcast after a commercial break. Doreen Gentzler and Jim Vance have been at NBC4.They've been continuously anchoring the 6 pm and 11 pm broadcasts since 1989.…. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post) FOR MAGAZINE

Washington’s anchors

Jim Vance and Doreen Gentzler have co-anchored for 25 years. They’re still leading the pack.


WASHINGTON, DC- JUNE 12: Luca Trabocchi, 10,preparing macaroons at the Fiola  restaurant. He is photographed in Washington, D.C. on June 12, 2014.  (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Submit your cooking class for our annual list

We’re taking submissions now through Aug. 25.


The Ragnar Relay Series’s Washington race starts at western Maryland’s Rocky Gap State Park, above, and ends at National Harbor.

What is 200 miles long and has 36 legs?

The long-distance relay: It can be an awesome monster, but participants say it inspires teamwork.

Weddings & Romance

Michael and Liza at Woodward table June 22. 2014

A date that ends with a proposal, sort of

He might not be the right guy for her, but she gives the thumbs up for others to date him.


WASHINGTON, DC  May 28, 2014.  
Summer book club books photographed in Washington, DC.  Photo by Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

Summer Book Club: ‘The Thickety: A Path Begins’

Who’s a witch, and why does it matter in De’Noran? Young Kara finds those answers and more in the dark forest.


Carolyn Hax: A daughter drops her name, but the parents won’t let it go

Speech problem made pronouncing the name a daily humiliation. Mom and Dad claim to be the injured party.

Reliable Source

Quoted: Martha Stewart on why she loves her drone

She delves into how she and her drone, a Parrot AR Drone 2.0, fell in love


SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 24: My father, George Kim, stands in front of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, April 24, 2014. (Theodore Kim/The Washington Post)

A son’s first visit to Korea, his parents’ homeland

Visiting Mom and Dad in their native South Korea, the writer discovers that Dad is actually quite the guide.

Travel coverage

Home & Garden

Purslane from Bigstock.

A weed that’s hard to beat (in the frying pan)

Purslane is not only tasty to eat but also highly nutritious. Try it in salads and sautes.


Spanx stretches into new territory with jeans, but the promised magic is elusive

The company that made its founder a billionaire tries to branch out.


Parenting by Seinfeld and other advice

Think you’re alone in your parent/kid battles? Think again. And read this sage advice.