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A Peek Inside Some of New York’s Most Glamorous Apartments

Kirk Henckels Here you have the super wealthy; they have a city house with a staff of 20 and another house with a staff of 40 because their wife made them build one in Newport. And income tax is creeping round. The economies of apartment buildings looked good. The problem was just getting that first person to sign on. Senator ...

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North Korea, Al Franken, Leonids: Your Friday Evening Briefing

_____ Photo Credit Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press 3. President Trump lashed out at Senator Al Franken on Twitter after the senator was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a woman in 2006. Our columnist says the quick bipartisan call for an ethics investigation of Mr. Franken shows that the days of shrugging off sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill may be coming ...

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Taking Control of the Control Center

Q. On the new iPhone system, where did the button for turning on AirDrop go when you swipe your finger up from the bottom of the screen? A. The iOS Control Center — that panel of icons you can quickly open by swiping up from the bottom of the phone or tablet screen — got a makeover with the release ...

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What Is Parkinsonism? – The New York Times

Photo Q. What is Parkinsonism? A. Parkinsonism refers to a group of movement abnormalities — such as stiffness, slowness, shuffling of the feet and often tremor — that are classic features of Parkinson’s disease but that can also be caused by medications and other disorders with overlapping symptoms, said Dr. Michael S. Okun, a neurologist and the national medical director ...

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‘Call Me by Your Name’: A Love Story Fueled by Strangers’ Chemistry

“It’s gotten to the point,” Mr. Hammer said, “where we finish each others’ ——” “—— sentences,” Mr. Chalamet chimed in. “Sandwiches,” Mr. Hammer replied. In the film, which is based on the 2007 novel of the same title by André Aciman, Mr. Chalamet plays Elio, a whipsmart 17-year-old American-Italian who lives with his family in an Italian villa, and Mr. ...

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Now Pass the Mic to Tatum O’Neal

“No,” she said. “It’s tacky.” At 54, Ms. O’Neal is used to putting her foot down, she said later that day over lunch at Spago. “My entire life, I’ve been saying no to everything. No, no, no,” she said. “I want to be a yes person.” Photo The actor Ryan O’Neal, left, and Ms. O’Neal, his daughter, at the National ...

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Jose Altuve and Giancarlo Stanton Win M.V.P. Awards

Altuve collected 27 of 30 first-place votes, with Judge — who won the A.L. Rookie of the Year Award on Monday — placing second. In the National League, Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton took the honor, with Cincinnati’s Joey Votto the runner-up. Stanton and Votto both received 10 first-place votes, and Stanton edged Votto by just two points in the closest M.V.P. ...

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New TripAdvisor Warnings on Sexual Assault Draw Criticism

“If your role is to educate travelers, leave it up there and let the user decide what they want to digest; what they want to hold onto; what they want to overlook,” she said. Others have posted similar sentiments online, and the travel analyst Henry H. Harteveldt said he agrees. “Even if a hotel has corrected the problem, I think ...

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Searching for Sunlight in the City

He was surprised, too, by how old-fashioned some things were in New York. To pay his rent, for example, he had to write a check, whereas in Denmark, he said, “you pay everything on the internet or transfer via your bank on your mobile app.” For six months, the company paid Mr. Christiansen’s monthly rent of $2,300. Once he assumed ...

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A Strongman Nicknamed ‘Crocodile’ Is Poised to Replace Mugabe

The firing was widely seen as paving the way for Mr. Mugabe’s wife, Grace, to succeed her husband as president, but Mrs. Mugabe — widely disliked for her volatile temper and expensive tastes — has almost no support among the military officers and intelligence operatives who maintain a tight grip on the country. By the time of Mr. Mnangagwa’s dismissal, ...

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