CHARLOTTESVILLE — The phone rings in novelist John Grisham’s office, and the best-selling novelist is eager to take the call — from a prisoner, convicted decades ago of a brutal double murder. Jens Soering,
Eight separate bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday left 290 people dead and another 500 hundred injured. A day after the coordinated explosions, which mostly targeted Sri Lanka’s
For all the hand-wringing about overzealous punditry, the Mueller report was by and large an affirmation of the mainstream media’s investigative reporting. Almost all the big stories were confirmed in
When was the last time you read a story where the villain was celery? Pull up a chair. Food and agriculture are complicated, and I end up writing a lot of click-proof pieces chock full of eye-glazing concluding
It’s not easy to describe a character as intensely original as Anne Lister, the gender nonconforming (the everything nonconforming) 19th-century protagonist in HBO’s deliciously provocative British period
One of the biggest threats to your retirement solvency may be the cost of health care and prescription drugs. A study by West Health and Gallup shows that in the past 12 months, seniors have withdrawn
It was a 1980s Wall Street cliche. Tiny pancakes, huge egos and gobs of glossy black fish eggs from the Caspian Sea hoovered up on little mother-of-pearl spoons. Beluga, osetra and sevruga — most Americans
Eyes closed, I sat cross-legged on a pillow on the floor of a downtown D.C. dance studio as a man I’d just met delicately brushed a rosebud along the side of my face. My skin tingled as I noticed how the
When Ava Terranove began feeling oral pain last July, her parents took her to her regular dentist. The dentist determined that Ava, who has an autism-like condition, needed two root canal procedures to
Q: Our bathroom was renovated in late 2015. We installed a quartz vanity countertop, I think Caesarstone. When it was new, it was fairly shiny — not a full gloss finish, but the equivalent of a semi-gloss.
It’s the kind of advice a well-meaning friend might chime in with as you chug a glass of water after sitting down for a meal: “You shouldn’t drink water before eating — it’s bad for your digestion.” She
Explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed 290 people and injured more than 500 Sunday. This is what we know so far: ● Government says attack carried out by the National Thowheed Jamaath, a
Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts launched a bid Monday for the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the 19th candidate in the most crowded primary in the party’s modern history. “I’m running
Something strange is happening in Parma, Mo., a city of under 700 people in the state’s impoverished Bootheel region. On Tuesday, the city’s new mayor, Rufus Lee Williamson, Jr., was sworn into office.
Until 1968, Walter Cronkite believed what his government told him about the Vietnam War. He was an old-school journalist, a patriot, a man who came of age covering World War II as a wire-service reporter
Disney’s CEO made 1,424 times as much as his employees. An heir to the Disney fortune thinks that’s ‘insane.’
Abigail Disney did the math, and she was troubled by the result. Last year, when Bob Iger, the CEO of the Walt Disney Company, earned a bonus that brought his total compensation to $65.6 million, she that
KHARTOUM, Sudan — As Sudan’s uprising gathered steam, people such as Amani Hamid and Bakri Gibril were its vanguard. They prodded wary neighbors, telling them that overthrowing Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — On a recent weekday in South Bend — before its mayor, Pete Buttigieg, announced he was seeking an audacious promotion — a handful of more mundane occurrences unfolded around the city.
Rossi Lorathio Adams II had big plans to turn risque photos and footage of drunken bad behavior into a social media empire. In 2015, as a student at Iowa State University, Adams, who went by the nickname
High school journalists were barred from a Betsy DeVos event. So they took her to task in an editorial.
The students were on deadline, and they were on a mission. They piled into a car last Wednesday and pulled away from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, their public school in Lexington, Ky. With permission,
The Trump administration’s move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census is coming up for oral argument at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. That means the justices could be weighing a Four-Pinocchio
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What would you do if you had one night left to live? That’s one of the questions at the center of “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” as all of those assembled in Winterfell make final preparations for imminent
It turns out that both of Michael Avenatti’s court cases involve high-profile basketball players. Accused in one of trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike, he claimed to have damaging information
Dear Amy: I love and respect my wife. But we can’t converse because she is always talking. When we go out with friends her verbal domination exhausts everyone. She repeats generally well-worn childhood