The Mazumdars are home. After nearly three months trapped in a frightening immigration limbo, the family returned from India to their D.C. condo, to their schools and jobs, to their friends and their lives. All it took was one stamp on a passport.
The first indication that 83-year-old Elsie Cruey could be kicked out of her apartment came in an email in June.
They've been stranded in India for six weeks now.
Ever since e-cigarettes began surging in popularity, they have posed a vexing problem: These nicotine-delivery devices may help some adults quit smoking, which is more dangerous than vaping, but also may addict nonsmokers to nicotine, especially curious teenagers.
It's prom season, and every year around this time, as my Facebook feed fills up with pictures of friends' children headed out for their big night, it reminds me of a single, inexplicable act of kindness 24 years ago on my own prom night.
Did you notice something in those pictures of Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, with their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor?
I love "Game of Thrones"; more than any other work of art, George R.R. Martin's novels and the television adaptation of them have defined my career as a critic. But if you asked me whether "Game of Thrones" is a genuinely great show, after "The Long Night," I'd have to answer: not today.
Of all the counterproductive policy campaigns conservatives have waged in recent years, among the most irrational has been their war on the federal government's efforts to update the lightbulb. Swapping out all the old incandescent bulbs across the country would save an astonishing amount of energy, which would translate into big savings for consumers and less polluti...
My mom's bucket list doesn't include lavish trips to far-flung locales like Bora Bora or Peru. Instead, it stars a grocery store - more specifically, a Patel Brothers location in Naperville, Illinois.
Not long before President Trump expounded on how "honorable" he finds China's communist regime, my friend Ti-Anna Wang found herself and her 11-month-old baby in custody in the Hangzhou airport.
The U.S. intelligence officials told me they believe that, after Jamal Khashoggi's killing, repressive regimes such as the one in Pakistan have been emboldened to silence critics, not only at home but also abroad.
I can't say if my love story had anything to do with the Hindu goddess of marriage, but I do know that there would be no happy ending without my mother by my side through it all.
Search for a combination of "glitch" and "Pentagon," and you get news stories about temporarily lost 9/11 photos or the maligned F-35 fighter plane, but no Pentagon monster.
It is perhaps the silliest spat of the year. Since September, PewDiePie, a Swedish Internet personality whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, has waged a war of words with T-Series, an Indian record label and film producer. For five years, PewDiePie has been the most subscribed channel on YouTube, amassing more than 76 million subscribers. T-Series, however, is threaten...
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once set out a bit of digital-world wisdom that became his company's informal motto: "Move fast and break things." After the past week's developments, the 34-year-old should declare mission accomplished - and find something else to do for the next few decades.