The 7 essential cocktails every drinker should know how to make

Master these 7 cocktail recipes to open up a world of drink possibilities.

By M. Carrie AllanSeptember 29, 2022

Roast pork tenderloin, apples and shallots for a weeknight fall feast

Roasted pork tenderloin with apples, shallots and lightly wilted spinach make an autumnal meal worthy of a weekend but attainable on a weeknight.

By Ellie KriegerSeptember 29, 2022

Saddling up for a high desert getaway in southern Colorado

For a mother and her tween son, a ranch vacation in Colorado's high desert delivers yee-haw with a side of fine dining.

By Rachel WalkerSeptember 29, 2022

Art With a Point

A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world

By The Washington Post MagazineSeptember 29, 2022

Tom Sietsema’s fall dining guide countdown: Dylan’s Oyster Cellar is No. 4

Counting down Tom Sietsema's Top 5 D.C. area restaurants of 2022.

By Tom SietsemaSeptember 29, 2022

The NFL has only 3 Black head coaches. That needs to change.

About 60 percent of the players are Black, but coaching is still dominated by White men.

By Fred BowenSeptember 29, 2022

Ask Sahaj: Longtime friends and co-workers keep mispronouncing my name

A reader is frustrated by long-time friends and co-workers who continue to mispronounce and misspell their name and the names of their family members.

By Sahaj Kaur KohliSeptember 29, 2022

Italian pinzimonio turns vegetables and olive oil into a magnetic meal

Serve pinzimonio with a simple garlicky bean dip to make it a meal.

By G. Daniela GalarzaSeptember 29, 2022

Funerals can cost a fortune. Here’s how to keep prices in check.

Washington Consumers’ Checkbook shares tips for planning a funeral that doesn’t cost a fortune.

By Kevin BraslerSeptember 29, 2022

Date Lab: His Southern accent threw her off at first

“I made an assumption but realized we are actually really similar,” she later told us.

By Damona HoffmanSeptember 29, 2022

Second Glance: Boat sculpture, Oct. 2, 2022

Find the differences between these two photos.

By Randy MaysSeptember 29, 2022

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ hip-hop star, dies at 59

The rapper, born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died at a friend’s Los Angeles home, his manager confirmed. The cause of death was not immediately clear.

By María Luisa PaúlSeptember 29, 2022

Ask Amy: I’m in financial trouble after constantly giving my son money

Her adult son is constantly asking for money, and she's in financial trouble as a result.

By Amy DickinsonSeptember 29, 2022

Miss Manners: I’m an editor. Is it rude to correct grammar?

An editor wonders if it was rude to offer to grammar check a writer’s submission at work.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinSeptember 29, 2022

Carolyn Hax: The dreary chore of having to ask the spouse to do chores

Husband said he needs to be told when to do chores and his spouse is bothered by that.

By Carolyn HaxSeptember 29, 2022

‘He is everyone’s boyfriend now’: Man saves cat as Ian’s floodwaters rise around him

Mike Ross was stunned to see a cat sitting there all alone. He couldn’t fathom leaving it to fend for itself.

By Sydney PageSeptember 28, 2022

Always be wary of Fox News

Fox News host Dana Perino said that ABC News had buried the results of its own poll. Sure — if multiple mentions on ABC's platforms amount to burial.

By Erik WempleSeptember 28, 2022

Bill Plante, CBS News correspondent for a half-century, dies at 84

He became a fixture of American television sets, covering the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and four presidencies.

By Emily LangerSeptember 28, 2022

I don’t want my rich uncle’s money. Carolyn Hax readers give advice.

Carolyn Hax readers give advice to a niece whose rich and difficult uncle keeps insisting on giving her money, but she’s not sure it’s worth taking.

By Carolyn HaxSeptember 28, 2022

Is your cruise green? Here’s how to tell.

Historically, cruise lines haven’t been model citizens when it comes to environmental protection. So when a ship claims to be green, travelers have every reason to be skeptical.

By Christopher ElliottSeptember 28, 2022