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Q&A: Wayne Edelman on how to remove stains from furniture and carpets

Jura Koncius joins Wayne Edelman of Meurice Garment Care to discuss how to remove stains from furniture and carpets.

We’ve got ice cream recipes and expert advice for making this summer treat at home

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

The role of a critic during a pandemic

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
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Q&A: Tina and Stuart Nokes join Jura Koncius to talk about painting your home

Jura Koncius talks with Stuart and Tina Nokes of Five Star Painting about tips for painting your home.

Should we be wearing masks again? Dr. Leana S. Wen answers questions on the latest CDC guidance.

Washington Post contributing columnist Dr. Leana S. Wen answers questions on the latest CDC mask guidance and more.
  • Opinion

Chat with Jennifer Rubin about her columns, politics, policy and more

Columnist Jennifer Rubin takes your questions and comments on her daily columns and the latest news.

Where should I go? Is it open? Is it safe? Get the answers to these and other summer travel questions.

Travel section writers and editors answer your questions Monday, August 2, at 2 p.m.
  • Opinion

Need a dose of humor in your day? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Opinion

Ask Eugene Robinson about the latest news around the U.S. and world

Columnist Eugene Robinson takes your questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.

Dining during the pandemic

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
Past Chats
  • Opinion

What will happen at the 1/6 hearings? Ask Eugene Robinson.

Columnist Eugene Robinson answered your questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.
  • Opinion

How many open tabs is too many? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri answered your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Opinion

How can we combat covid-19 misinformation? Chat with Jennifer Rubin.

Columnist Jennifer Rubin answered your questions and comments on her daily columns and the latest news.

Carolyn Hax chat: My son lied and then covered it up. My husband says ‘boys will be boys.’

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.

Carolyn Hax Pan-Hootenanny 2021 (Aug. 20 | 12 p.m. ET)

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.
  • Home & Design

Q&A: Caroline Carter talks about preparing to sell your home

Q&A: Caroline Carter joins Jura Koncius to talk about preparing to sell your home

We’ve got summer fruit pie tips from Rose Levy Beranbaum for getting crisp crusts and just-right fillings

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

“Will old-style good service ever return?”

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

On Parenting: Meghan Leahy took your questions (July 21 | 11 a.m.)

Join coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce to at 11 a.m. to talk all things parenting.

Are the beds really made of cardboard? We answered your questions about the Summer Olympics.

Two Post writers in Japan discuss what it’s like reporting on the Olympics.
  • Opinion

What will Democrats do on infrastructure? Ask Eugene Robinson.

Columnist Eugene Robinson answered your questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.
  • Opinion

Should we care about these space trips? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri answered your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

A return to cruising, proof of vaccination in Europe and tips for flying with a cat

Read a transcript of the Travel section’s weekly online discussion.
  • Opinion

What is the future of the Republican Party? Chat with Jennifer Rubin.

Columnist Jennifer Rubin answered your questions and comments on her daily columns and the latest news.

Adrian Higgins takes questions on no-till gardening and more

Columnist Adrian Higgins answers questions about all things gardening
  • Home & Design

Q&A: Velvet and Linen’s Brooke and Steve Giannetti on personalizing your home

Jura Koncius and Brook and Steve Giannetti of Velvet and Linen discuss how to create a home that reflects who you are.
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Food critic Tom Sietsema takes your dining rants and raves every Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.

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Every Thursday, home and design writer Jura Koncius helps you in your quest to achieve domestic bliss. She and weekly guest experts answer your decorating, homekeeping and decluttering questions.

Free Range on Food

Discussions of everything culinary, every Wednesday at noon ET.

Talk about Travel

The travel team entertains your questions, comments and tales every Monday at 2 p.m. ET.

On Parenting

Coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce discuss parenting children of all ages every other Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.
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Columnist Eugene Robinson discusses his recent columns and the latest news every Tuesday.

Petri Dishes

Columnist Alexandra Petri offers a lighter take on recent news and political in(s)anity every Tuesday.