Crime

Sexual assault claim marked Kobe Bryant’s darkest episode

Kobe Bryant was an All-Star on the court, but his legacy off the hardwood was more complex. The legendary NBA player made headlines in July 2003 when he was arrested on felony sexual assault charges in Colorado. A 19-year-old hotel … read more

Finance

Fendi, Berluti sign Madison Avenue leases, easing Vornado slump

Staggered by the imminent Barneys shutdown and recent closings of many smaller boutiques, Midtown’s fanciest shopping zone — at least part of it — is getting a sudden burst of urgently needed energy. Both Fendi and Berluti have signed retail … read more

Defense

Why Does the U.S. Spend So Much on Defense?

Why Does the U.S. Spend So Much on Defense? It is well to remember that the real bill includes not just DOD spending but VA, intelligence, and more. But those who would cut spending must also propose a new strategy. … read more

Politics

Good night, Iowa.

Good night, Iowa. DES MOINES — The weekend is over. The senators on the campaign trail are turning into pumpkins, as Amy Klobuchar put it. And we’re signing off for the night. If you’re just catching up, you can read … read more

World News

Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery

Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU, Poland — Along a desolate stretch of road in southeastern Poland, a dozen miles from Auschwitz, there is a graveyard. Candles and fresh flowers cover nearly all the marble tombs. … 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

The dark side of owning a car collection

The dark side of owning a car collection The mild epiphany came last year: I am probably the world’s worst small fleet manager. Apart from not quite knowing how many cars I had – 12, 13? – most of them … read more

Sports

‘Blessed’ Sandgren hopes to keep dream alive with Federer up next

‘Blessed’ Sandgren hopes to keep dream alive with Federer up next MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Roger Federer continues his quest for a 21st Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Tuesday but for his journeyman opponent Tennys Sandgren their quarter-final … read more

Music

The biggest talking points from the 2020 Grammys

The biggest talking points from the 2020 Grammys Ahead of the 2020 Grammys, the ceremony threatened to be overshadowed by the Recording Academy’s internal drama. That didn’t spill over into the night in the end, but the awards show did … read more

Science-Tech

Even Body ‘Compliments’ Can Be Destructive for People with Eating Disorders

Even Body ‘Compliments’ Can Be Destructive for People with Eating Disorders Taylor Swift is not a normal person. But she does, famously, have a normal-person persona: She loves wearing rompers, talking shit about her exes, and posting pictures of her … read more