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How to Rent a Car Abroad

Photo Credit Lars Leetaru Renting a car while traveling abroad means freedom from bus and rail timetables, but it comes with its own set of complications. Rules of the road, manual versus automatic, even permitted blood alcohol levels — not to mention the necessity of car insurance — can vary widely by country. Here are five useful tips for staying ...

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André Balazs, Celebrity Hotelier, Is Accused of Groping

The Times left repeated and detailed messages regarding these accusations with Mr. Balazs, his executive assistant and his personal publicist, Pierre Rougier. The messages were not returned. Attempts to reach Mr. Balazs through the general managers at his hotels were also unsuccessful. Mr. Balazs stepped down as chairman of the Standard chain’s board in March to focus, he said then, ...

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Republican Party, China, Louis C.K.: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here are photographs from Mr. Trump’s tour so far. He heads to Vietnam next, where he may meet President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the sidelines of an economics meeting. _____ Photo Credit Mike Cohen for The New York Times 3. We’re reconfiguring DealBook, our finance blog, to focus on the intersection of business and policy. Sign up for the ...

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Grab Copies of Google Emails, Photos and Files

Q. I have decided to leave Google and move to another mail and file-storage service. How do I get my mail, photos and other files stored in my Google account? A. Google has a download page you can use to grab copies of your Gmail messages, uploaded pictures on Google Photos, calendars, contacts, Google Keep notes and more. To use ...

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Gene Therapy Creates Replacement Skin to Save a Dying Boy

Dr. Marinkovich has been conducting similar research and published a report a year ago in JAMA in which his team treated smaller areas of skin in four adults with a different form of the disease. Some improved, but the responses varied and tended to decline after a year. The research is continuing. Continue reading the main story The new report, ...

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Review: ‘Santa & Andrés’ Chooses Friendship Over Politics

Photo Lola Amores in in the Cuban drama “Santa & Andrés.” Credit Breaking Glass Pictures The setting of Carlos Lechuga’s Cuban drama “Santa & Andrés” is a world away from the bustling Havana so often seen on travel shows. The natural beauty of unruly mountains, endless greenery and coasts outlined by white sand makes the eastern half of Cuba look ...

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This Week’s Openings, Pop-Ups and Don’t-Miss Shopping Events

Openings and Events On Thursday, the French label Gérard Darel will open its first United States store, in SoHo. The elegant space, fitted with classic marble and vintage touches, will be filled with easy-chic pieces like leather pants ($795) and tailored jumpsuits ($465). A 145 Spring Street. That same day, from 6 to 8 p.m., the blogger Chriselle Lim will ...

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Jerry Jones Is Said to Hire David Boies to Block Roger Goodell’s Contract

The dispute between Jones and Goodell stems from Jones’s anger over the commissioner’s suspending of Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys’ star running back, who was accused of domestic violence by his former girlfriend. Goodell gave Elliott a six-game suspension, though no charges were filed in the case. The suspension, announced in August, has since undergone a dizzying array of rulings and ...

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Peru and Japan Meet in Midtown, at the Sprawling Sen Sakana

Peru and Japan each have one representative in the main kitchen, where two chefs, Mina Newman and Taku Nagai, share power. Ms. Newman is a New Yorker who spent summers as a child in Chiclayo, the city in northwestern Peru where her mother was born. Mr. Nagai, an Osaka native, is a veteran of Japanese restaurants in New York and ...

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Modern Love Podcast: Julia Stiles Reads ‘A Family Fairytale Twice Told’

On this week’s podcast, the actress Julia Stiles reads “A Family Fairytale Twice Told,” about a woman who follows in her parents’ footsteps of falling for a roommate. Photo Credit Brian Rea Liz Moore, the author, shared her story of the under-market Park Slope apartment that led to a Craigslist roommate — and a crush — in a 2012 Modern ...

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