They took the day off to watch a movie. Tom Cruise crashed their date.
Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie showed up to a Washington, D.C., movie theater during a showing of the new Mission: Impossible film.By Anumita Kaur
Colleen Ballinger cancels tour amid ‘grooming’ and racism allegations
Former fans have accused the YouTube star best known for playing Miranda Sings of sending explicit messages and exploiting underage fans.By Samantha Chery
Fox News sued for defamation by man named in Jan. 6 conspiracy theories
Ray Epps says Tucker Carlson falsely presented him as a "scapegoat" for the Capitol insurrection.By Jeremy Barr and Will Sommer
Grandma heard us say she’s boring and we hate to visit. Hax readers give advice.
The 'boring' grandma they 'hate' to visit overhears them admitting that, then moves away without leaving her new address.By Carolyn Hax and Haben Kelati
White House warns reporter Simon Ateba about his press-room outbursts
The White House officially warned African journalist Simon Ateba that his outbursts could cost him access to the briefing room.By Paul Farhi
Inside the college newspaper investigation that got a football coach fired
Pat Fitzgerald had simply been suspended by Northwestern University, but student journalists suspected there was more to the story and found a history of hazing.By Laura Wagner
10 gluten-free dinner recipes, including pizza, curry and noodles
If you're gluten-free and need some dinner inspiration, consider one of these quick, easy recipes.By Anna Luisa Rodriguez
Does your yard have a ‘hellstrip’? Native plants could help.
Dedicated gardeners embrace the challenge of coaxing life from inhospitable terrain. Here's how you can, too.By Tovah Martin
Meghan Leahy: Daughter has ADHD, and I feel like I’m failing her
Teen girl with ADHD won't get out of bed, stares at her phone and her parent is not sure how to helpBy Meghan Leahy
You might have mice without knowing it. Here’s how to outsmart them.
Mice are so adaptable that they can work around your cat's nap schedule. Rodent experts share their best advice for getting rid of them.By Rachel Kurzius
This Burger King ‘burger’ is just a bun and a 20-slice tower of cheese
The release of the cheesy offering in Thailand prompted mixed reviews. But is it really a burger?By Lyric Li
Mary Ann Hoberman, award-winning poet for children, dies at 92
She received a National Book Award for “A House Is a House for Me” and had bestsellers in the You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You series.By Emily Langer
Miss Manners: Friends keep correcting my ‘unacceptable’ choice of words
How can this letter-writer respond to friends pointing out language they deem offensive?By Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin and Jacobina Martin
Ask Amy: Grandma ignores parents’ babysitting rules
Letter writer and spouse disagree about limiting kids time with Grandma who lets them on social media.By Amy Dickinson
Carolyn Hax: Give up dream opportunity abroad to support aging parents?
After decades supporting clingy, difficult parents, a letter-writer is torn over pursuing a "lifelong dream abroad."By Carolyn Hax
Will found in Aretha Franklin’s couch is valid, jury says
It was first believed that the Queen of Soul did not leave a will for her estimated $80 million estate.By Andrea Salcedo
Regulators crack down on THC products that look like children’s snacks
The FTC and the FDA warned five companies to pull a handful of products that are 'nearly identical' to popular snacks, such as Doritos, Cheetos and Nerds.By Emily Heil
This 30-minute vegetable soup is an exercise in embracing leftovers
Tamar Adler created a “compendium of what to do with what you have,” giving practical tips and recipes for using leftovers to create fresh meals.By Ann Maloney