Corn soup with chili crisp is a sweet and spicy bowl of comfort

This vegan, pantry-friendly coconut corn soup recipe gets topped with a drizzle of chili crisp to make each bowl full of sweet and spicy comfort.

By Aaron HutchersonAugust 14, 2022

How I trained myself to remember my dreams

The more space I made to dream again, the easier it got for me to access my unconscious mind.

By Pepita SándwichAugust 14, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Brother pushes sibling to ‘return’ foster daughter to agency

A foster parent struggles with criticism from a domineering brother and from their parents, who want the two siblings just to make up.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 14, 2022

Ask Amy: My friend is a terrible driver who makes me nervous

A reader’s friend is a horrible driver and they can’t stand to be in the car with her anymore.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 14, 2022

Trout abound around Fernie, British Columbia

In British Columbia, the hamlet of Fernie is a favorite destination for the angling cognoscenti.

By Chris SantellaAugust 13, 2022

Dipping into Nova Scotia’s abundant waters

In Nova Scotia, a water-focused itinerary explores the province that's called “Canada’s ocean playground."

By Walter NicklinAugust 13, 2022

8 wrap recipes with lettuce, collards and other greens

Pile spicy, creamy and crunchy fillings on sturdy greens for a fun meal that can also be gluten-free.

By Becky KrystalAugust 13, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Longtime boyfriend hides their relationship from his parents

They're approaching an agreed-on deadline for him to tell his parents they're dating. What if he misses it?

By Carolyn HaxAugust 13, 2022

Ask Amy: I don’t want to tell my sister my dog is dying

A reader doesn’t want to tell their sister that their dog is dying but knows she will be upset if they don't tell her.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 13, 2022

Miss Manners: My chronic back pain makes me rude to strangers

Reader’s chronic back pain and husband’s insensitivity toward it has made them resentful and rude to strangers.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 13, 2022

Joy Billington Doty, veteran Washington Star reporter, dies at 91

She covered first ladies, society news, Embassy Row functions and visiting dignitaries until the newspaper folded in 1981.

By Patricia SullivanAugust 12, 2022

Nutritional yeast tips and recipes for the umami-rich seasoning

What is nutritional yeast, plus tips and recipes for using it

By Aaron HutchersonAugust 12, 2022

Vermilion is back in Alexandria, with a new chef and captivating menu

Approaching its 20th anniversary, Vermilion in Old Town Alexandria features Ben Pflaumer in the kitchen and rave-worthy snacks and pastas on the menu.

By Tom SietsemaAugust 12, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Dad dismisses teaching career as a waste of time

A high school English teacher wonders how to respond to Dad's criticism that such low-paying work is a waste of skills and time.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 12, 2022

Miss Manners: Is this email to my co-worker rude?

Reader wants to squash a disagreement with their co-worker and needs help making their email more polite.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 12, 2022

Ask Amy: I keep getting cut in line at work

A reader gets upset every time one of their coworkers cut the punch out line at the end of their shift.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 12, 2022

They braved Barcelona with kids this hot, busy summer and lived well

Friends and family worried about their plans to take their young children to Barcelona in the summer. But while it was different, it was also spectacular.

By Graham H. CornwellAugust 11, 2022

For a dad from Cuba, a Disney cruise into uncharted waters

I took my Cuban-born husband on the quintessentially American vacation: a Disney cruise.

By Terry WardAugust 11, 2022

More wine sellers make representing diverse vintners a priority

A new crop of wine sellers has put representation front and center in their stores and on their shelves.

By Dave McIntyreAugust 11, 2022