My son-in-law yells at the children. What can I do?

How damaging is yelling at kids? Daughter is not a yeller and has asked her husband to stop, but it hasn’t worked.

By Meghan LeahyAugust 30, 2023

Carolyn Hax: Husband procrastinates work — again — and tanks a beach vacation

Husband’s procrastination issues have become his spouse's problem by cutting deeply — and expensively — into family time.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 30, 2023

Miss Manners: I’m too embarrassed by my house to host dinners

The letter-writer thinks their house is a “dump” and doesn’t want to invite people for dinner.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 30, 2023

Ask Amy: My kid told me I’m selfish for helping others

Mom is shocked by the idea that helping others could be seen as selfish.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 30, 2023

The Washington Post lays off seven from ambitious tech division

The cuts to the Arc XP division, which produces a cloud-based publishing software for nearly 2,000 customers, angered some representatives of the Post’s union.

By Laura WagnerAugust 29, 2023

How to shake four simple ingredients into a superb daiquiri

Despite having only four central ingredients, there are many ways a daiquiri can go.

By M. Carrie AllanAugust 29, 2023

TV news crew robbed at gunpoint while reporting on armed robberies

A crew for Spanish-language TV station Univision Chicago was about to report on a string of robberies when they became part of the story.

By Timothy BellaAugust 29, 2023

Tuna pasta salad is a retro summertime staple

Whether you call them pasta salads, noodle salads or macaroni salads, they are traditionally made with inexpensive ingredients and a creamy dressing.

By Ann MaloneyAugust 29, 2023

Ask Elaine: 24-year-old feels lost in grief a year after sister died

The writer feels they will never be happy again after their sister died from brain cancer.

By Elaine WelterothAugust 29, 2023

World’s oldest chicken is 21: ‘Peanut loves to sit in my lap and watch TV’

“Peanut is a sassy little chicken — if she doesn’t get her blueberry yogurt in the morning, I definitely hear about it,” Marsi Parker Darwin says.

By Cathy FreeAugust 29, 2023

Spain’s soccer chief could be ousted after kiss sparks boycott. Here’s what to know.

The head of Spain’s soccer federation, Luis Rubiales, kissed player Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain’s victory in the women’s World Cup. She says it wasn’t consensual.

By Victoria Bisset, Scott Allen, Kim Bellware, Glynn A. Hill and Adela SulimanAugust 29, 2023

What to know before investing in a standby home generator

Standby generators are much more expensive than their portable counterparts, but they can provide continuous power to the entire house.

By Laura DailyAugust 29, 2023

What aging looks like now

Charlize Theron says people have questioned whether she has had plastic surgery. But maybe we’re all confused about what women look like as they get older.

By Rachel TashjianAugust 29, 2023

Ask Amy: My birth mother’s family wants to keep me a secret

Letter-writer found their birth mother’s family, but they want to keep their identity a secret.

By Amy DickinsonAugust 29, 2023

Miss Manners: I reconnected with an old friend. Now I remember why I didn’t like her.

Letter writer regrets reconnecting with an old friend who complains about everything.

By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina MartinAugust 29, 2023

Carolyn Hax: Is it better to lie about how attracted you are to your partner?

An ex always wanted more compliments, and a letter-writer wonders whether faking it would have helped their marriage survive.

By Carolyn HaxAugust 29, 2023

Legendary furniture brand Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams closes its doors

The upscale furniture manufacturer was a major influence in the design world for 34 years.

By Jura KonciusAugust 28, 2023

Douglas Feaver, Washington Post editor who ran online operation, dies at 84

As a reporter in the 1970s and 1980s, he specialized in writing about transportation. He also was assistant Metropolitan editor and a business-desk editor.

By Bart BarnesAugust 28, 2023

William MacKaye, a Washington Post editor, dies at 89

A former Episcopal seminarian, he left the politics beat to join The Post’s religion desk as a way to combine his spiritual and journalistic interests.

By Adam BernsteinAugust 28, 2023

7 honey recipes that marry sweet with savory

Recipes that showcase how honey can complement the salty, spicy, bitter and sour flavors of savory dishes.

By Aaron HutchersonAugust 28, 2023