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Gloria Vanderbilt in her studio in New York in May, 2009. Vanderbilt, the society heiress who stitched her illustrious family name into designer jeans and built a $100 million fashion empire, crowning her tabloid story of a child-custody fight, of broken marriages and jet-set romances, died on June 17, 2019, at her home in Manhattan. She was 95. (Tony Cenicola/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Heiress, jeans queen, Gloria Vanderbilt dies
11 hours 21 min ago
Shawna Olson and her 19-month-old daughter Ariya of the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation of Manitoba, Canada, stand in their jingle dresses at the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow in Hinckley, Minn., on Friday. "Ever since I've been walking, that's how long I've been dancing," Olson said. Evan Frost / MPR News
'Pure love on the dance floor': Celebrating the jingle dress tradition
12 hours 8 min ago
June 15, 2019
A Barnes & Noble store in New York on Aug. 25, 2016. Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer.
Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
June 15, 2019 - 9:35am
June 14, 2019
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
June 14, 2019 - 5:51pm
June 13, 2019
File photo. David Letterman is the 2017 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.  Photo for The Washington Post by Jesse Dittmar
'He's just a psychotic': Letterman looks back with regret on his many Trump interviews
June 13, 2019 - 11:38am
June 10, 2019
Then-South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs talks to a crowd on at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. Krebs was named chair of the Miss America organization this week. Forum News Service file photo
ND's former Miss America supports first step in leadership change in national organization
June 10, 2019 - 3:43pm
June 4, 2019
Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher, 27, who wrote her thesis on "Jeopardy!" clues, called on her knowledge of Shakespeare to defeat James Holzhauer. Jeopardy Productions
Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher dethrones record-shattering 'Jeopardy!' champ
June 4, 2019 - 8:55am
June 3, 2019
James Holzhauer's historic run, in which he averaged a jaw-dropping nearly $77,000 per episode, came to an end after his 33rd game. Handout courtesy of Jeopardy Productions
Did James Holzhauer break the 'Jeopardy' record today? Here's what happened
June 3, 2019 - 10:55am
May 29, 2019
Longtime 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek announces he's been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Screenshot taken from official 'Jeopardy!' Twitter account.
Alex Trebek faced grim chances of surviving cancer — now he says it's in 'near remission'
May 29, 2019 - 11:28am
May 27, 2019
Illustrator James Montgomery Flagg used a British model to create the Uncle Sam recruiting poster, which is among thousands that have been digitized by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount.
The Smithsonian is digitizing political and military posters — 18,000 of them
May 27, 2019 - 11:32am
May 24, 2019
Harvey Weinstein, right, arrives for a court hearing in New York, on July 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Louis Lanzano
Harvey Weinstein reportedly reaches $44 million settlement over sexual misconduct lawsuits
May 24, 2019 - 8:04am
May 23, 2019
Country singer Joe Nichols played Happy Harry's RibFest in June. Forum file photo
Saved by streaming: The music industry's bright spot looks a lot like vinyl once did.
May 23, 2019 - 2:12pm
May 22, 2019
In an earlier announced boycott, Alyssa Milano, who is filming the Netflix show 'Insatiable' in Georgia, said she wouldn't return next season if the show is still filmed in the state. Photo by Jesse Dittmar for The Washington Post.
#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would
May 22, 2019 - 7:53am
May 21, 2019
Elmo hugs Karli, his new friend. Photo: Zach Hyman, Sesame Workshop.
'Sesame Street' welcomes a Muppet in foster care, the latest addition to its inclusive cast
May 21, 2019 - 4:08pm
Keanu Reeves as John Wick in "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum."   Niko Tavernise, Summit Entertainment
Keanu Reeves is having a Keanussance with the John Wick series - but did he ever really go anywhere?
May 21, 2019 - 12:31pm