Crime

Weinstein lawyer asks Annabella Sciorra why she didn’t call De Niro, Stallone for help

Annabella Sciorra testified Thursday that Harvey Weinstein once knocked on her hotel room door in his underwear with a bottle of baby oil and a videocassette — prompting a defense lawyer to ask why she didn’t seek help from Robert … read more

Finance

Coach suddenly folds up ginormous Manhattan store

Luxury leather goods merchant Coach has abruptly shuttered its three-level boutique at Madison Avenue and East 57th Street — the latest blow to the fabled but troubled shopping district, which continues to hemorrhage some of its most celebrated stores. The … read more

Defense

Why did the military research a pigeon-feathered drone?

Why did the military research a pigeon-feathered drone? Airplanes don’t have feathers, but future drones might. In a project that can be classified as mostly biomimicry, with just a hint of necromancy, a team of researchers at Stanford University built … read more

Politics

Democrats seek to poke holes in Trump’s expected defense.

Democrats seek to poke holes in Trump’s expected defense. House managers had a very clear strategy when they walked into the Senate chambers on Thursday: Poke holes in the defenses they expect President Trump’s lawyers will try to employ when … read more

USA

Lawyer: Family slaughter ‘almost unbearable’ for Utah father

Lawyer: Family slaughter ‘almost unbearable’ for Utah father A lawyer says the killing of a Utah mother and three of her children by a gunman identified by police as her 16-year-old son is “nearly unbearable” for the father who survived … read more

World News

Wuhan Coronavirus, Australia Firefighters, Myanmar Ruling: Your Friday Briefing

Wuhan Coronavirus, Australia Firefighters, Myanmar Ruling: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering a lockdown in China to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, a resurgence in Australia fires … read more

Entertainment

Netflix releases ‘Pandemic’ docuseries as coronavirus spreads

Netflix quietly released a new six-episode docuseries called “Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak” on Tuesday — right in time for the alarming spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. In “Pandemic,” viewers meet the “heroes on the front lines of the … read more

Lifestyle

Inside Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s Love Story: In-N-Out Burgers and “Super Sexy Photos”

Inside Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s Love Story: In-N-Out Burgers and “Super Sexy Photos” At first glance, the answer seems obvious. Asked the secret to her six-year marriage with John Legend—a union that inspires countless #RelationshipGoals tweets—Chrissy Teigen told Vogue in … read more

Auto-Moto

Yikes, someone stole the wheels off this C8 Corvette

Yikes, someone stole the wheels off this C8 Corvette © Car and Driver The poor thing is now resting on cinderblocks on a street in Detroit. Someone sent us a photo of this C8 Corvette with its wheels and tires … read more

Sports

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes was wowing pros at 5 years old

Patrick Mahomes has been here before. He was on the field for the game’s biggest stage, strutting his athleticism alongside the pros and fending off a defensive back who was recruited by the likes of Notre Dame, Miami and Florida … read more

Music

54 Years After Moving to America, Neil Young Is Now a U.S. Citizen

54 Years After Moving to America, Neil Young Is Now a U.S. Citizen Fifty-four years after illegally crossing the U.S. border in a Pontiac hearse, Neil Young has become an American citizen. “I’m happy to report I’m in!” the Canadian-born … read more

Science-Tech

Trans People Who Blocked Puberty Are 17% Less Likely to Think About Suicide

Trans People Who Blocked Puberty Are 17% Less Likely to Think About Suicide Amidst a nationwide effort to limit trans kids’ access to gender-affirming medical care, a new study shows why that treatment is so important. A new study published … read more