Ellen McCarthy

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When a former client called to ask Linda Rahal to care for her daughter after she died, she didn’t hesitate.

  • Jun 24, 2015

When a former client called to ask Linda Rahal to care for her daughter after she died, she didn’t hesitate.

  • Jun 24, 2015

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue is pregnant. Some say it’s ironic. She says it makes her more determined.

  • Jun 7, 2015

After IVF, a question can often remain: What to do with the embryos left on ice?

  • May 18, 2015

Karen Henson Jones was on the fast track when a heart attack derailed her ambition — and opened her eyes.

  • May 4, 2015

“I wanted to be Murphy Brown,” the star writes in her frank and funny memoir.

  • May 1, 2015

The top two rules: Be there — really there — and practice acceptance.

  • Apr 17, 2015

After 10 operations, a burn victim who felt self-conscious showing her face turned to a reality TV show for help.

  • Apr 13, 2015

After a felony convinction when he was a teen, Robert Barksdale aims for a righteous life.

  • Apr 5, 2015

Four years after exiting CNN, “I’m still doing the same thing. I’m delivered differently, but I don’t treat it any differently. There’s a guest. There’s a camera.”

  • Mar 19, 2015
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Ellen McCarthy grew up in Allegany, NY and began her career at The Post in 2001, covering local technology companies for the Business Section. For several years she wrote The Download, a weekly column about the D.C. tech scene. In 2006 she moved to the Weekend section to cover arts and entertainment. From 2009 to 2013 she anchored the Style section’s OnLove page, writing extensively about weddings, love and relationships. Today she writes feature stories and profiles for Style.
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