Key to the Wells Fargo-Fed Deal: Holding Directors Accountable

Wells Fargo’s headquarters in San Francisco. The bank, in a settlement with the Federal Reserve, was banned from getting bigger. Max Whittaker for The New York Times On a Thursday evening in mid-January, a group of top Wells Fargo executives sat down for dinner in an upscale surf-and-turf restaurant near the White House. At nearby …

Explorer: In Campeche, Pyramids Are Everywhere. Crowds Are Not.

The ruins of an ancient Maya city in Calakmul. Brett Gundlock for The New York Times Of the nearly 1,000 registered archaeological sites scattered across the southeast Mexican state of Campeche, Xcalumkín is far from the most impressive. Just over 40 miles northeast of the state capital (also called Campeche), it looks, at first glance, …

A ‘Homeland’ Spy Opens Up Onstage in ‘Returning to Reims’

Nina Hoss at the Schaubühne theater in Berlin. Mustafah Abdulaziz for The New York Times In the fall of 2016, the German actress Nina Hoss followed the American presidential campaign up close: She was in New York, shooting the sixth season of “Homeland,” in which she played a fan favorite, the intelligence agent Astrid. It …

100 Years On, Posters Offer Window Into Struggles of U.K. Suffragists

The organizations identified on the children’s bibs were linked to the major political parties of the day, said Chris Burgess, exhibitions officer at the University of Cambridge library. The poster argues that support for the groups should be withdrawn until women could vote. Cambridge University Library LONDON — They were wrapped in plain brown paper …

Six Films to Stream If You Loved ‘Call Me by Your Name’

Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation website. Sign up for our thrice-weekly newsletter here. Set amid the ancient, sun-baked villages of Northern Italy, Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name” is a rich, textured film that evokes the pleasures of summer frolicking, the exotic thrill of wandering abroad, the intensity of …

Super Bowl 2018 Commercials: Advertisers Prepare for Their Biggest Stage

• Last year’s Super Bowl featured several ads that were political in nature. This year, companies are expected to focus more on humor and nostalgia. • Cindy Crawford, Peter Dinklage, Morgan Freeman and Jeff Bezos will be among the famous faces featured in ads during the game. • Will any brands make the #MeToo movement …

Critic’s Notebook: The Rise of the Social Media Fembot

Cari Vander Yacht MTV’s “TRL” recently welcomed Poppy, a rising star with hologram-perfect skin, an avant-garde Japanese schoolgirl wardrobe and a voice like Betty Boop’s on benzos. For much of the show, she perched silently on the couch and methodically stacked candies on a glass table. A longhaired handler called Titanic Sinclair accompanied her, explaining, …

Greeks Protest to Defend Right to the Name ‘Macedonia’

Around 140,000 people, according to police estimates, demonstrated in Athens on Sunday against the inclusion of the word “Macedonia” in the name of a neighboring former Yugoslav republic. Eurokinissi/Reuters ATHENS — More than a hundred thousand people gathered in the Greek capital on Sunday to stage the biggest demonstration in decades against the inclusion of …