China slashes covid quarantine for travelers, but remains outlier

Inbound travelers and close contacts will spend 7 days in a quarantine facility and self-monitor at home for 3 days.

By Karina TsuiJune 28, 2022

Botanic garden explores growing food and how it has changed

U.S. Botanic Garden’s new exhibit explores the changes in how food is grown.

By Vanessa H. LarsonJune 28, 2022

Tips for making your rental home more energy-efficient

There are simple, inexpensive ways to reduce energy use in your home, helping the environment and probably saving you money on your utility bills.

By Mimi MontgomeryJune 28, 2022

Carolyn Hax: Quip at ‘obnoxious’ sister-in-law forces damage control

Snapping at an “obnoxious” sister-in-law may have been satisfying, but the family took some collateral damage.

By Carolyn HaxJune 28, 2022

Ask Amy: Her grandson wore a dress to prom. She asks if it’s ‘a phase’?

A grandmother wants to know is she can do "anything other than cry myself to sleep" after her grandson wore a dress to prom.

By Amy DickinsonJune 28, 2022

Miss Manners: I need to protect my food from my employees

Reader loves it when their employees come to them for help – except when they accidently spit or cough into their lunch.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinJune 28, 2022

MSNBC to replace Rachel Maddow with Alex Wagner four nights a week

The longtime network journalist will take over its most prized timeslot after Maddow scaled back her involvement.

By Jeremy BarrJune 27, 2022

Social media app BeReal promises reality. With food, that’s not easy.

BeReal, Gen Z's favorite new social media platform, gets mixed opinions from food influencers.

By Jess EngJune 27, 2022

Photos: Sam Gilliam, one of the country’s most renowned Black artists, dies at 88

Sam Gilliam, a Washington artist who helped redefine abstract painting by liberating canvas from its traditional framework and shaking it loose in lavish, paint-spattered folds cascading from ceilings, stairwells and other architectural elements, died June 25 at his home in the District.

By Washington Post StaffJune 27, 2022

Green Day lead singer says he’ll renounce citizenship over abortion ruling

In a profanity-filled speech onstage at London Stadium last Friday, Armstrong said he no longer wants to be a U.S. citizen.

By Samantha CheryJune 27, 2022

5 potato salad recipes that showcase the dish’s versatility

These recipes showcase the versatility of potato salad when you consider the different types of potatoes, dressings and other ingredients it can include.

By Aaron HutchersonJune 27, 2022

What moms texted their daughters after the Supreme Court ruling

Throughout the weekend, moms and daughters marked the historic moment together — some were angry, some elated, all of them emotional.

By Anna TingleyJune 27, 2022

In my darkest hours, my family has always been my light

It’s a gift and a privilege to have such a loving family amid today’s political climate.

By Kristian Fanene SchmidtJune 27, 2022

Cooking at a vacation rental? 6 tips for success.

Vacation rental houses can take you out of your cooking comfort zone — if you try to do too much. Here's how to simplify things.

By Gabe HiattJune 27, 2022

Frank’s Burger Place in Wheaton is just the balm we need

Chef Pedro Matamoros puts his skills to work in the service of the all-American hamburger.

By Tim CarmanJune 27, 2022

How to install floating shelves

Find the studs in the wall, then focus on proper alignment.

By Jeanne HuberJune 27, 2022

Vivek Murthy wants to fix our mental health crisis. But how much can he do?

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who has lost 10 family members to covid-19, wants to make his mark on our epidemic of loneliness.

By Roxanne RobertsJune 27, 2022

He died alone in his apartment. Then his artwork went viral.

“You don’t just rescue beautiful artworks from the trash every day,” said Alan Warburton, a neighbor of the late artist.

By Sydney PageJune 27, 2022

Carolyn Hax: ‘Paranoid’ boyfriend tracks her period every month

Her boyfriend is so “paranoid” that she’ll get pregnant that he tracks her periods and insists on pregnancy tests.

By Carolyn HaxJune 27, 2022