Naples Journal: Naples Celebrates as Its Pizza Makers ‘Conquer the World’

Gino Sorbillo, center, handing out free folded pizzas in Naples last week to celebrate Unesco’s recognition of the art of Neapolitan pizza making. Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times NAPLES — Above the throng shoving its way along Via dei Tribunali, this pizza-crazed city’s historic pizza thoroughfare, Antonio Borrelli leaned over the fake lemons …

On Pro Football: Goodell Gets $200 Million for Last Deal, Owners Get … Continuity?

The NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell, left, stands to make up to $300 million in compensation over the next several years under a new contract that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, right, tried to stymie. He has battled with the commissioner since August when Goodell suspended a star player, Ezekiel Elliott, over domestic abuse allegations. Matt …

I Wanted to Backcountry Ski in Vermont. So I Helped Clear the Trails.

Brandon Gap, managed by the Forest Service, is a beautiful place to glide. But maintaining it requires some hard work — and that’s a good thing. The Green Mountains in Vermont.CreditBrian Mohr/EmberPhoto On a crisp Vermont morning in early November I met up with about 50 other enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders who were ready for …

Tech Tip: 2017’s Best Technology Tips and Tricks: You Asked, We Answered

Minh Uong/The New York Times The Tech Tip online column is published five days a week on The New York Times’s Personal Technology page, which adds up to about 240 questions tackled over the course of a year on a variety of topics: hardware, software, social media, gadgets and more. Looking back on 2017, here …

On Pro Basketball: Jahlil Okafor Gets a Second Chance, and Nets Get a Bargain

Jahlil Okafor talking to reporters on Monday after joining the Nets. He played in just two games for the Philadelphia 76ers this season before he was traded. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE, via Getty Images At the threshold of his 22nd birthday, Jahlil Okafor is already considered to be a reclamation project, a redemptive giant. It’s an …

The Carpetbagger: At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, It Will Be Women First

The Carpetbagger Sandra Dewey, left, and Kathy Connell, the SAG Awards executives who have decided on all-female presenters for the show.CreditNathaniel Wood for The New York Times Ask the producers and hosts of coming movie awards shows how or if they’ll be addressing the #MeToo moment, and the responses are a grab bag of no …

Democrats: McConnell Must ‘Hit the Pause Button’ on Tax Vote

Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, held a news conference on Wednesday urging Republicans to delay final votes on the tax bill. Tom Brenner/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Buoyed by their upset victory in Tuesday night’s Alabama Senate race, Senate Democrats on Wednesday demanded that Republicans delay the final vote on a massive tax …