Corner Office: Paula Schneider on Running American Apparel and Fighting Cancer

Corner office A breast cancer survivor who ran one of the most notorious brands in fashion is now C.E.O. of Susan G. Komen, working to raise money for a cure. Image"I can have fires burning all around me, and I will stay perfectly calm," Paula Schneider says.CreditMike Cohen for The New York Times Paula Schneider …

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Has Affluent Fans Opening Their Wallets

Asian-American entrepreneurs have been renting out theaters for special screenings of “Crazy Rich Asians,” like this one in Los Angeles on Aug. 8.CreditAdam Amengual for The New York Times By Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks Last month, a group of Silicon Valley venture capital and tech minds gathered for an exclusive dinner at Chef Chu’s, an old-school Chinese …

The 212: The New York Restaurant Where (Almost) Nothing Has Changed Since 1975

The 212 Raoul’s in SoHo is less riotous now than during the restaurant’s ’70s and ’80s heyday. But its charm remains much the same. Rob Jones, who served as the maître d’ at Raoul's during its glitziest years, stands outside the Prince Street restaurant circa 1985. CreditPepe Diniz In this new series for T, the …

Christine Hallquist on Her Primary Victory: ‘It Gives the Transgender Community Hope’

Ms. Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat, made history Tuesday night by becoming the first transgender nominee for governor from either major party. She spoke to The Times the next morning. Diverse candidates in Connecticut, Minnesota and Vermont advanced to the general election, potentially setting them up for historic wins in November.Published OnAug. 15, 2018CreditImage by Hilary …

Jahana Hayes Was Told She ‘Had No Chance.’ She, and Voters, Beg to Differ.

Jahana Hayes, center, with her husband, Milford, right, maneuver through supporters after her upset victory in the Democratic primary for Connecticut’s Fifth Congressional District.CreditJohn Woike/Hartford Courant, via Associated Press It was about a minute into Jahana Hayes’s victory speech, which, to that point, consisted of two words — “Wow,” she said twice, gathering her composure …

‘It’s Really Hard to Be a Catholic’: The Pain of Reading the Sex Abuse Report

Parishioners worshiped during a Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese.CreditJeff Swensen/Getty Images PITTSBURGH — John Cabon stood quietly and crossed himself before a statue of the Virgin Mary outside St. Paul’s, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese. “I keep the faith,” said Mr. Cabon, 64, on the way …

Paul Manafort, Trump, Opioids: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

By Joumana Khatib and Marcus Payadue (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. ImageCreditAl Drago/The New York Times 1. The White House has stripped the security clearance of John Brennan, above, the former C.I.A. chief and a vocal critic of President Trump. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White …

Children of the Cube

My son and his cubes have been inseparable for years. Like hundreds of other children, he found his tribe at the CubingUSA nationals. CreditAlex Goodlett for The New York Times SALT LAKE CITY — There were three worthwhile vantage points for “Max Park vs. the World,” an exhibition featuring seven of the globe’s fastest speedcubers. …

Choice Tables: Beyond Porridge and Boiled Mutton: A Taste of London

Choice Tables A newcomer to the city’s recent flowering as a culinary destination samples restaurants from Shoreditch to the West End, and finds flavors from India, Basque Country, the Mediterranean and more. Spaghetti with smoked datterini tomatoes, clams and 'nduja at Sager + Wilde, whose menu focuses on Mediterranean dishes and local ingredients.CreditDavid Azia for …

Books of The Times: Expressing Complicated Love for Lauryn Hill as an Iconic Album Turns 20

Books of The Times Lauryn Hill performing in Amsterdam in 1999.CreditFrans Schellekens/Redferns, via Getty Images A lot of people have a lot of thoughts (not to mention feelings) about the elusive hip-hop star Lauryn Hill, but only the journalist Joan Morgan could have written a slender book as capacious as this one. When Hill released …