Carolyn Hax: He wanted a change of pace, but not in this direction

(Nick Galifianakis/for The Washington Post) Carolyn Hax is away. The following first appeared Oct. 16, 2005. Dear Carolyn: I'm a 32-year-old single guy, and I recently moved...

The Dow and S&P are in or near bear markets: Here’s what that means

The stock market's 11-year party appears to have ended. The Standard & Poor's 500 index plunged again Wednesday, narrowly avoiding its first bear market since the financial crisis after the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic as the coronavirus rapidly spreads across the...

Florida deaths, SXSW canceled, Starbucks

The deaths of two Florida residents from the new coronavirus mark the first fatalities outside of the West Coast, according to Florida health officials.Health officials said two people in their 70s who had traveled overseas died in Santa...

When states sell out to developers, housing is no longer a human right |...

A few weeks ago in Auckland, while getting into a cab, a colleague and I were having an animated discussion about the merits of a capital gains tax. Before greeting us, the driver chimed in with his dislike...

Get our favorite meat thermometers at a great discount

Professional chefs swear by Thermoworks thermometers—and they're on sale. (Photo: Thermoworks)— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.One of the cardinal rules of cooking is to always check your...

Trump seeks $1 trillion stimulus package to combat coronavirus — a gamble for reelection

The administration on Wednesday outlined a $1 trillion plan, which includes $500 billion in cash payments to individual Americans and $300 billion toward helping small businesses, as well as $50 billion for airlines and $150 billion for other...

Trump’s bid to calm crisis simply caused more financial chaos | Business

You’d expect Larry Summers, former US Treasury Secretary under President Clinton and adviser to President Obama, to twist the knife, and he did so stylishly. By destroying “about $500bn in equity market value in course of an 11-minute...

How long do you have to respond to a message?

You get a text. Should you respond right away? Can you wait a bit? When do you cross the line into rudeness? Helloooo?Texting is a topic that etiquette experts Elaine Swann and Diane Gottsman are asked about frequently. "It...

Joshua Tree swarmed but park closed to campers, cars

When Joshua Tree National Park in California was closed to everything but foot and bike traffic Saturday because of the coronavirus pandemic, Brian Rennie knew the trouble was about to begin.First, Rennie said, the park administration closed the park...

Jaimie Branch trumpets a note of fun into avant-garde jazz

Jaimie Branch knows this. The Brooklyn (by way of Chicago) trumpeter, composer and singer maintains a super-casual image — T-shirts and sports jerseys, ripped jeans, unkempt hair and, invariably, a cocked baseball cap — that connects her to...