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Carolyn Hax: Parents fight grown child’s career change and relocation ‘tooth and nail’
Parents fight grown child's career change and relocation "tooth-and-nail," and blame it all on a new love interest.
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Miss Manners: Can I ask patients not to take calls during visits?
A doctor wants to politely ask patients to not take phone calls during consultations.
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Ask Amy: What do I say when asked about my estranged family?
A reader is happy with their decision to not speak to their family but wonders how to respond when people ask about them.
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How James Franco as Castro highlights exclusion of Latinos in Hollywood
Latino representation in Hollywood has been historically low, even if Latinos constitute 18 percent of the population.
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David McCullough helped America understand itself
Historian Douglas Brinkley remembers his friend and colleague, David McCullough, the noted historian who died Aug. 7 at age 89.
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My fiance and I can’t agree on what to watch. Carolyn Hax readers give advice.
Carolyn Hax readers give advice to a letter writer who can't agree on what to watch with their fiance.
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Janice Bluestein Longone, doyenne of cookbook collectors, dies at 89
Her archive of thousands of antiquarian cookbooks helped give food a place at the table of history.
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7 blueberry dessert recipes, featuring cakes, pudding and muffins
Recipes starring the sweet-tart inky blue blueberry, featuring poke cake, cobbler and more.
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Pro tips for finding a little space on vacation
It's possible to avoid the mass of humanity at the peak of the busiest summer travel season in a generation — it takes a little legwork.
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Causa, Peru’s traditional layered potato salad, changes with the times
Once you’re confident in causa's fundamentals, you can change it up in so many ways.
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Summer Book Club final chapter: Thanks to our readers
More than 350 kids signed up to read stories related to ‘Speaking Truth.’
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Taylor Swift says peers, not 3LW, taught her about ‘players’ and ‘haters’
A lawsuit alleges Taylor Swift copied a 3LW track in her 2014 hit "Shake It Off." But the music star says she had "never heard" that song before.
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Why Barbiecore decor is having a hot-pink moment
Barbie has long been an icon of fashion and mod decorating, as well as a symbol of fun. Now, the Dreamhouse look is coming to real homes, and we're here for it.
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Carolyn Hax: Friend pressures others to fix up ‘loser’ brother on dates
A friend wants matchmaking help for her brother, whose story involves “professional disgrace, financial problems and depression.”
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Miss Manners: It was cathartic to go to my abusive mother’s funeral
Reader and their siblings laughed their way through their abusive mother’s funeral.
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Ask Amy: He’s much younger but I fantasize about being with him
Reader is uncomfortable by her fantasies about a man 30 years younger who she hired to do work around her house.
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Solving America’s race problem one byte at a time
How did a girl from D.C. and Prince George's Public Schools became an engineer from the University of Maryland, a public policy expert from Harvard and a big-data scientist from UCLA?
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Domino’s leaves Italy, where — surprise — diners prefer local pizza
The company that ran Italian franchises for Domino's said customers favored mom-and-pop pies.
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Fluffy peach fritters are a celebration of peak-season stone fruit
Delicious peach fritters with a maple-bourbon sauce take advantage of the peak-season fruit.
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Issey Miyake, designer known as the prince of pleats, dies at 84
Famous for his pleated designs and for dressing Steve Jobs, Miyake died of liver cancer at 84.
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Why we feel ‘mom guilt’ — and how to stop
It can feel as if our every move has outsize consequences for our children. Here's how to assuage that guilt.
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Here’s what muscle memory really means, and how to use it
It turns out that muscle memory is not just in the mind. It's in the muscle fibers, too.
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Relationship weight gain is real — and can be a sign of happiness
Some studies indicate that putting on pounds while in a relationship is a common phenomenon.
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How to clean if you have indoor allergies
Although it’s impossible to eradicate all allergens in your home, cleaning will help mitigate and reduce your exposure.
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United States returns looted Bronze Age treasures to Cambodia
The looted Cambodian artifacts were sold by antiquities dealer Douglas Latchford and other illegal networks to U.S. museums.
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Issey Miyake, Japanese fashion designer known as the prince of pleats, dies
Famous for his pleated designs and for dressing Steve Jobs, Miyake died of liver cancer at 84.
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Four boys left a note in a bottle 27 years ago. Someone just found it.
Brian Standefer called it “a surreal and emotional thing, especially since we’d lost Travis.”
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Olivia Newton-John, the pop angel who guided us to the forbidden zone
For Generation X, Olivia Newton-John's turn in "Grease" came just as they started having questions about everything sex. Tell us more, tell us more. And she did.
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Book bans are threatening American democracy. Here’s how to fight back.
It starts with organizing locally, where the greatest threats exist.
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An airline short on baggage handlers is asking executives to fill in
How many zeros in a baggage handler’s salary? As ground staffers call in sick, Australia’s Qantas has asked its executives to pick up the slack.
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