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MISS MANNERS: I GIVE UNSOLICITED ADVICE TO BUSINESSES I PATRON

Reader likes to let businesses they patron know about their suggestions but doesn't like the responses they get.

ASK AMY: CAN I INVITE MY NIECES BUT NOT THEIR NARCISSISTIC MOTHER?

Reader wants her nieces at her baby shower but doesn't want their narcissistic mother - her sister-in-law - there.

 
 
 

CAROLYN HAX: WORK-STRESS-DUMPING PROBLEM HAS BECOME A MARITAL PROBLEM

One spouse needs to offload works stress out loud, and the other “can't handle being stress recycling bin any longer.”

THE EASIEST WAY TO SHUCK CORN

Shucking corn can be a messy and tedious affair. The answer? First, steam the ears of corn in the microwave.

 
 
 

CASSIDY HUTCHINSON AND THE ALL-KNOWING PRESENCE OF WASHINGTON'S AIDES

Cassidy Hutchinson, the former West Wing insider, testified to the latent power of multitasking assistants.

PELICANS' PARADISE ON SMITH ISLAND, MD

A pelican rookery tour on Maryland's Smith Island is a window to the natural wonders of the Chesapeake Bay.

 
 
 

DIET SODA IS FINE, AND 3 OTHER FOOD TRUTHS IT'S TIME YOU BELIEVED

We eat junk food because it's cheap. Food experts agree on this and three other truths people refuse to believe.

SLIME IS EVERYWHERE. IT'S EVERYWHERE. SLIME IS EVERYWHERE

We need to talk about all the slime.

 
 
 

FOR JACKSON, AN OUTPOURING OF FAN MAIL AND OTHER TOKENS OF ADMIRATION

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson shares some of the mail she has received since her confirmation to the Supreme Court.

DC CORAZON OFFERS TACOS, MOLE AND ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME

The fonda and tequileria is a part of a D.C. neighborhood that's quickly become known for its Mexican cooking.

 
 
 

FRANCE FETES THE MAN WHO SOLVED THE ROSETTA STONE MYSTERY

In France, events and exhibits mark the 200th anniversary of the deciphering of the Rosetta Stone.

ASK AMY: MY HUSBAND WAS ‘DEMOTED' FROM GROOMSMAN TO OFFICIANT

Reader and her husband are hurt by the way their friends excluded her husband from the bachelor party and photos at their wedding.

 
 
 

MISS MANNERS: I'M NOT A CHEAPSKATE BUT I ASKED FOR MY MONEY BACK

Reader sent their kid to a friend's with cash for an amusement park visit. They didn't end up going and they asked for the remaining...

CAROLYN HAX: GROWN CHILDREN CUT OFF MOM OVER STEPFATHER'S ‘HARSH' PARENTING

A mother struggles to mend relationships with her grown children, who blame her for not protecting them from their stepfather's “harsh”...

 
 
 

ASK SAHAJ: MY GIRLFRIEND'S PARENTS DISAPPROVE OF OUR QUEER RELATIONSHIP

By the time I met her, she had been operating under a “don't ask, don't tell” policy with her immigrant parents for a decade.

DRIVING THE CENTRAL OREGON GOLF TRAIL

The Central Oregon Golf Trail is home to some 30 courses, but its abundance of off-the-course activities separates it from other golfing...

 
 
 

THIS $15 ARGENTINE WINE MADE AT HIGH ALTITUDE IS TRULY A STEP ABOVE

A weekly selection of three wines you shouldn't miss out on.

A NEW VENTURE WANTS YOU TO DISCOVER WINES FROM UNHERALDED MAKERS

A new venture from restaurateur Rose Previte of D.C. restaurants Maydan and Compass Rose aims to give a megaphone to underrepresented...

 
 
 

HITTING THE HANK WILLIAMS TRAIL IN ALABAMA

In Alabama, attractions including a museum and an annual festival commemorate native son Hank Williams.

FOR CHEESY, GLUTEN-FREE ROLLS, MAKE A BATCH OF BRAZIL'S PÃO DE QUEIJO

Tear open hot, homemade pao de queijo for a blissful, satisfying taste of Brazilian tradition.

 
 
 



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News: Massive investment energises Scotland's Railway electrification ambitions

Network Rail will invest more than £120m of Scottish Government funding in the next three years to boost the electricity power supply into Scotland's railway network. Read more ...

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Eggs Benedict recipe: How to make the breakfast at home

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News: Scaling-up tourism action at UN Ocean Conference

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Father John Misty: ‘Which living person do I most despise? Oh, he knows'

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Focus: Las Vegas lays on roster of world-class entertainment

Las Vegas is reaffirming it's status as the home of world-class entertainment with a host of events and A-list concerts scheduled. Read more ...