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Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red fruits with the tart edible seeds called arils are in …

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19 Savory Pumpkin Seed Recipes to Make This Season

A great pumpkin pie recipe paired with a seasonal latte is an autumn dream. But even with all our PSLs and pumpkin love, we’ve been neglecting an integral part of our beloved gourd — the seeds! Yes, they’re all goopy and gross when you’re scooping them out to make a jack-o’-lantern, but did you …

How Britain came to revere Elizabeth II

The steadfast sovereign is the nation's longest-reigning monarch.<p>How Britain came to revere Elizabeth II<p>The steadfast sovereign is the nation’s longest-reigning monarch.<p>Published on September 8, 2015<p>Scholars say the first king of a united England was an Anglo-Saxon warrior named Athelstan, crowned …

What you need to know about Northern Ireland's current political crisis

<i>UPDATED: 11:00 a.m. BST Sept. 11</i><p>LONDON — Northern Ireland's Stormont Executive, which shares power among political parties, has been deadlocked for …

Survivor of on-air shooting in Virginia released from hospital

The woman who survived an on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists has been released from the hospital.<p>Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital spokesman Chris Turnbull says Vicki Gardner was released on Monday.<p>Gardner, the executive director of the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce, was …

San Francisco Elementary School Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

"I would hope that this is the wave of the future."<p>An elementary school in San Francisco has introduced gender-neutral bathrooms to show support for all of its students, including those who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming.<p>According to Today, Miraloma Elementary has changed some of …

Shocking Conditions for Workers on India's Tea Plantations Revealed

As one of the world’s most popular beverages (reportedly second only to water), the production of tea is immensely important. But the living …

Eight Alternatives to Google Image Search

Last fall I published a chart comparing alternatives to using Google Image search. This evening I updated that chart to reflect a couple of changes …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

16 Stylish Backpacks That Will Take You from Day to Night

With the change of seasons comes new activities, recipes and, of course, fashion. And you’d better believe that the spring shopping bug has hit us hard. What’s at the top of our must-have list for this spring? The ultimate transitional bag, of course. Whether you’re running from the office to happy …