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Rosé, really? The story of pink wine’s path from tacky to chic.


Once disdained, it’s now a hashtag, a pop-culture icon, a lifestyle beverage.

Restrictions lead to grumbling, but no boycotts, from White House press


Despite President Trump’s unprecedented limits on the news media — including “off camera” briefings — reaction from reporters has been relatively muted. There are signs, however, that journalists may be finding their backbones.

T.J. Miller trashed his movie, his boss and much of Hollywood. How often does this happen?


Leave it to T.J. Miller to turn the celebrity exit interview on its head. The actor, known for his eccentricity, got candid with the Hollywood Reporter about being written out of HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” a move that surprised many when it…

Sorry, Netflix shows — you don’t get a pass just because you’re on Netflix


When you picture the offices at Netflix, do you just imagine executives throwing handfuls of cash at TV producers? It doesn’t seem that far off. This year, the streaming service behemoth is projected to cough up $6 billion on content,…

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Happy birthday, Canada! The U.S. neighbor to the north marks 150 years.


The world’s second-largest country began as 4 provinces wanting to break from Britain.


Will Ferrell: Trump missed the chance to ‘punch back’ at correspondents’ dinner


Will Ferrell, who clearly knows something about comedic take-downs, thinks that President Trump missed a big opening by not attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner this year. The former “SNL”-er said he wanted to tell…

“Harry Potter” turns 20. How much do you know about the seven-book series?


Millions of readers followed “the boy who lived.” Let’s see how much you remember.

'Top chef' Kwame Onwuachi to D.C.: I'm ready to give it another shot. Are you?


The “Top Chef” contestant talks about why he decided to open a new restaurant in Washington after the Shaw Bijou closed.

Joe Scarborough released an EP, and critics say it isn’t awful


The reviews are rolling in for “Mystified,” the five-song EP that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough released on Friday and … drum roll, please (and maybe a guitar riff) … even snooty rock critics agree that the music is … not the worst. Obviously…


The keys to crafting a superior ice cream float


Why the formula of syrup + seltzer + thoughtful ice cream choice is worth the effort.


The Obamas go rafting in Bali on the latest stop on their worldwide vacation tour


When former president Barack Obama decided to remain in Washington after his administration ended to allow his younger daughter to finish high school, he made it clear he wasn’t interested in running some sort of shadow White House from…

Make the ice cream sandwich of your dreams — only assembly required


The supermarket is an ideal playground for creating a spread of party-ready treats.


Summer squash recipes, meatless edition


Squash burgers! Squash tacos! And more tasty ideas from the Recipe Finder.


BET Awards: Michelle Obama surprises Chance the Rapper with a tribute


Before BET President Debra Lee brought Chance the Rapper onstage at the BET Awards on Sunday night to accept the Humanitarian Award, she had something to tell the crowd: “We have one more surprise from a very special lady.” All of a sudden…

Ask Amy: Father’s baiting leads to estrangement


Reader hasn’t spoken to Dad since she hung up on him months ago.

Hints From Heloise: Is this a recording?


Reader complains that automated calls can sound like real people.

Carolyn Hax: Early-stage dementia is making Dad mean


Get professional input that will help you meet him where he is.

Sunday, Jun 25

Trump won, and Amy Siskind started a list of changes. Now it’s a sensation.

The former Wall Street executive is tracking the subtle alterations in once taken-for-granted governmental norms that she believes could undermine democracy. A lot of people are paying attention.

The real reason everyone’s standing in line for D.C.’s ‘Game of Thrones’ pop-up bar


It’s not the drinks, or just because we like the show. There’s some competition involved.

Mike Pence officiates the wedding of Steve Mnuchin and Louise Linton


Knot, tied in style: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and actress/producer Louise Linton wed on Saturday night at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium. The nuptials had a few flourishes beyond your typical rich-people-wedding drill — Vice…

Saturday, Jun 24

Stephen Colbert went to Russia to 'announce' his 2020 run for president


"I thought it would be better to cut out the middleman,” the late-night host deadpanned Friday night on Russian TV.

Friday, Jun 23

Johnny Depp apologizes for joking about assassinating Donald Trump: ‘I was only trying to amuse’

“When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” the actor asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival. The White House called Depp a “nut job” whose “joke is no laughing matter.”

Carolyn Hax: He’s sweet, but clueless about the division of labor


Or, “Honey, where do we keep the clues?”

At congressional picnic, Trump calls for post-shooting bipartisan spirit to ‘deepen’


The order of the night was bipartisan fun — a picnic on the lush White House lawn for members of Congress and their families, a nostalgic harking-back to more genteel times of Washington socializing. And President Trump played the part of…

Thursday, Jun 22

The slow, secret death of the electric guitar

About five decades ago, everyone wanted to be a guitar god. They were inspired by the men who roamed the concert stage, including Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana and Jimmy Page. Now those boomers are retiring and they’re looking to…

Read Trevor Noah's devastated monologue about Philando Castile dash-cam footage: 'It broke me'

"I thought that I felt all I could feel about this story,” Noah said, “until I got home, and I watched a newly released video."

Carolyn Hax: If you can’t stand the heat, check your thermostat


If a relative’s regular question about cooking dinner burns you up, take the time to learn why.

Fidget spinners are hugely popular with kids. They're also a choking hazard, consumer group warns.

World Against Toys Causing Harm said fidget spinners “have the potential to lead to tragic or deadly consequences."