A Hidden Sexual-Assault Scandal at the New York Philharmonic

Two musicians were fired for sexual misconduct. Why are they back with the orchestra?

Salman Rushdie Parties Again

A defiant celebration of Knife caps a physical (and reputational) comeback.
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Thankfully, O.J. Simpson Was One of a Kind

Only someone who straddled the fault lines of race, culture, and sports could have produced such a frenzied media spectacle.

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  1. encounter
    The Brooklyn Power Throuple Making Space for a BabyLiterary couple Daniel and Grace Lavery and their partner, Lily Woodruff, are all living and working full time in their Brooklyn apartment.
  2. the law
    A Handgun for ChristmasWhy were James and Jennifer Crumbley found guilty for their son’s mass shooting?
  3. the power trip
    Arizona’s Senate Race Is a Battle Over the Nature of RealityGround zero for the rigged-election conspiracy, the border state could decide both the fate of the Senate and the presidency.
  4. the yesteryear issue
    Who Ate Where: The Restaurants That Defined New YorkA social history of New York City, told entirely through its regulars.
  5. parenting
    The Moms Who Smoke in SecretThey’ll do anything to hide it from their kids — except quit.
  6. the work of art
    How’d You Make That?Three masterpieces from glimmer through struggle to breakthrough.
  7. social studies
    What Led a New York Midwife to Fake 12,499 Vaccine Records?And what, exactly, did parents know?
  8. unnatural disasters
    The Boeing NosediveA once-venerable company turned its soul over to shareholders and courted disaster.
  9. parenting
    When Your Kid Is the Classroom Problem ChildWhat would you do if your third-grader hit other kids, shoved his teachers, destroyed his classroom, and hid from everyone?
  10. the money game
    The Crypto World Has a New VillainBillionaire Barry Silbert is accused of defrauding thousands of people. Should he get to keep their money anyway?
  11. the media
    Andrew Huberman’s Mechanisms of ControlThe private and public seductions of the world’s biggest pop neuroscientist.
  12. the media
    Jeff Zucker’s Fleet Street MisadventureThe former CNN and NBC boss wants a new media empire. Is that even possible in 2024?
  13. social studies
    Inside the Craziest College-Admissions Season EverMore applicants, new rules, and even less clarity from schools.
  14. the city politic
    The Eric Adams Smash-and-GrabIt’s a brazenly transactional era of government here in New York City. Frank Carone is its master practitioner.
  15. report
    The $9.5 Million HangoverDid a wine-world insider swindle his Bordeaux-swilling pals?
  16. power
    The Chaos Inside Diddy’s Harlem Charter SchoolParents were drawn in by Capital Prep’s celebrity connections and social justice curriculum. Instead, their children faced violence and dysfunction.
  17. health
    The Ozempic PushersSome fat patients say doctors are pressuring them to take the miracle drug instead of listening to their immediate health concerns.
  18. parenting
    How Dr. Becky Professionalized ParentingBecky Kennedy popularized buzzwords like reparenting oneself and co-regulation — it’s made her the most influential parenting expert since Dr. Spock.
  19. neighborhoods
    The Squatters of Beverly HillsAfter a fugitive doctor abandoned his mansion, an enterprising group of party throwers slid in, upending the lives of their wealthy neighbors.
  20. ideas
    The Right to Change SexThe moral case for letting trans kids change their bodies.
  21. the industry
    Universal Music’s Fight With TikTok Is Screwing Indie Artists“Some of us will not be able to recover from this.”
  22. encounter
    Banish Me, DaddyAlan Cumming is reshaping the idea of a reality TV host with his unbending performance as the mad king of Traitors.
  23. first person
    Going for Botox With My 82-Year-Old MomIn my 20s, I judged my mother for her midlife vanity. Now that I’m 55, I get it.
  24. chapters
    This Is How You Make Money TradingIt’s not about being right. It’s about being right when everyone else is wrong.
  25. cut covers
    Kacey Musgraves Comes Down to EarthThe “Space Cowboy” singer got divorced, rebounded, quit weed — and she’s never felt so grounded.
  26. profile
    Adelle Waldman Takes the Early ShiftWhy an author best known for skewering Brooklyn literati wrote a novel about working at a big-box store.
  27. in conversation
    Made for Jessica LangeHer haunting role in Mother Play, like so much of her work, is one only she could perform.
  28. family separation
    Pictures of the Year: Caravans: the new face of migration
    Will the Families Separated by Trump Ever Be Reunited?The Trump administration forcibly separated 5,000 families at the border. Five years later, the work of reunifying them is painfully incomplete.
  29. migrant crisis
    The Migrants Outside St. BrigidThe city’s campaign to push migrants out has turned their lives into an interminable loop.
  30. it’s theater season
    Amy Herzog and Sam Gold Are Just a Couple of Ibsen LoversEarly in their relationship, they decided never to work together. But neither could resist adapting Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People for Broadway.
  31. the money game
    ‘They Are Very Comfortable With Lying’How fallen crypto kingpins Su Zhu and Kyle Davies are dodging prison — and rebranding.
  32. renegades
    The Ballad of Barrett BrownHe was a “preppy anarchist” who went to jail for his fight against the surveillance state. Was it all for nothing?
  33. drug wars
    The Empty Adderall FactoryA drugmaker’s feud with the DEA is exacerbating the ADHD meds crisis — at a rate of 600 million missing doses a year.
  34. performance anxiety
    The Crying GameHow do actors learn to sob on cue? And can I? Oprah’s acting coach, a soap star, a famous clown-class graduate, and others explain.
  35. decisions
    The Lure of DivorceSeven years into my marriage, I hit a breaking point. Since then, I’ve had to decide whether life would be better without my husband in it.
  36. early and often
    Inside the Three-Way Race to Fill California’s Senate SeatAdam Schiff, Katie Porter, and Barbara Lee each represent a distinct way forward for liberals. But the decision might have already been made for them.
  37. the money game
    Bill Ackman Strikes BackHis fight has made him the public face of a billionaire class anxious it no longer rules the world.
  38. books
    Lucy Sante: Here She Comes NowThe author of ‘Low Life’ and ‘Kill All Your Darlings’ tried to keep a safe distance from herself — and her own desires. Until, at 66, she broke free.
  39. encounter
    An Old Wives’ TaleIn comedian Cole Escola’s debut play, Oh, Mary!, Mary Todd Lincoln gets to be an unstoppable diva, and so do they.
  40. operators
    The Ugliest Divorce in Manhattan Real EstateHFZ’s luxury developers staked their futures on Bjarke Ingels’s High Line debut and lost everything.
  41. chapters
    Over Three Decades, Tech Obliterated MediaKara Swisher’s front-row seat to a slow-moving catastrophe.
  42. exhibit a
    What Happens, Exactly, If Trump Is Sentenced to Prison?The Secret Service doesn’t have a plan. Most inmates sleep in dorms. There’s also no Diet Coke.
  43. chapters
    The Busiest Basement in Jackson HeightsThe pandemic turned Nuala O’Doherty-Naranjo into an activist. Then the migrant crisis arrived.
  44. social studies
    What If Ozempic Is Just a Good Thing?The media has made the drugs about body politics and our obsession with thinness. They’re telling the wrong story.
  45. social studies
    How We Lost Our Minds About UFOsNo, aliens haven’t visited the Earth. Why are so many smart people insisting otherwise?
  46. early and often
    The Governor’s Wife Has Decided to Be a SenatorThe First Lady of New Jersey is leveraging her husband’s power to lock up the Democratic nomination for Senate. She appears unstoppable.
  47. social studies
    Inventing the Perfect College ApplicantFor $120,000 a year, Christopher Rim promises to turn any student into Ivy bait.
  48. a long talk
    Ex-Lovers Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel, ReunitedTwenty years after their breakup, the Taste of Things co-stars laugh, argue, and remember why they fell in love.
  49. street view
    A Bad Office Can (Maybe) Become a Good ApartmentThe challenges and complexities of cubicles out, bedrooms in.
  50. parenting
    Living in a One-Bedroom With Kids — by ChoiceSome parents are more committed to their pricey New York City neighborhoods than to having a door to their bedroom.
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