articles by The New York Times

Entertainment

Minari star Yuh-Jung Youn recounts her journey to becoming an actor, earning her first Oscar nomination

"Me, a 73-year-old Asian woman could have never even dreamed about being nominated for an Oscar. Minari brought me a lot of gifts," says veteran Korean star Yuh-Jung Youn, who plays Soonja in Lee Isaac Chung’s immigrant drama.

Lifestyle

Dispatches from a year of dressing: How working from home changed wardrobes around the world

Have months of self-isolation, lockdown and working from home irrevocably changed what we will put on once we go out again?

Lifestyle

Why the sweater vest is a style sublimely attuned to these strange, in-between times

From luxury stalwarts (Hermès and Michael Kors) to cool brands geared toward younger consumers (Wales Bonner and Eckhaus Latta), spring collections were chockablock with this hybrid of waistcoat and traditional knit.

Entertainment

Oscars 2021: Minari, Nomadland leading noms indicate shift in focus on underrepresented communities, stories

Coming off the Golden Globes, the Oscars field stands apart with several milestones and firsts, broadening the range of storytelling that Hollywood celebrates

Arts & Culture

Joye Hummel, the first woman to write scripts for Wonder Woman comics, dies at 97

She was 19 and known as Joye Hummel in March 1944, when she went to work for William Moulton Marston, a psychologist who had created Wonder Woman three years earlier and found himself with a product that was in such demand that he couldn’t keep up.

Arts & Culture

How do you write an Anthony Bourdain book without Anthony Bourdain? Laurie Woolever tries, with 'World Travel'

Almost three years after his death, and after a pandemic that almost completely shut down international travel, Ecco will publish World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Bourdain and his longtime assistant Woolever.

Entertainment

Oscars 2021: As Best Short Film nominees release on BookMyShow Stream, a brief history of the cutting-edge category

Tracing its history only proves the category as an appealing underdog to cheer for amid the Hollywood bluster — and underlines the distinctive identity of these small worlds made for the big screen.

Entertainment

Fyre Festival attendees to be awarded $7,220 each in $2 mn class-action settlement

The class-action settlement, reached between organisers and 277 ticket holders from the April 2017 event, is still subject to final approval.

World

Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?

'It will be difficult, if not impossible, for Pakistan to control the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan as the country spirals into a civil war'

Entertainment

'Gruff, motivational, poignant fire-starter': rap legend DMX's life was a tug of war between his musical gift and traumas

Even when DMX's personal struggles threatened to overshadow his musical legacy, he never hid his hurt, never let shame overshadow his truth.

Arts & Culture

Edinburgh's renowned festivals, including Fringe, plan hybrid format returns in August after a pandemic year

Coronavirus cases have fallen rapidly in Scotland this spring, thanks to an extended lockdown and a strong vaccination programme. But many restrictions are still in place, including on cultural life.

World

Western warnings tarnish the COVID-19 vaccines that the world desperately needs

Skittishness over the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, analysts fear, could stoke demand for Russian- and Chinese-made shots, about which far less is known

Entertainment

Prince Philip's biographer evaluates his onscreen portrayals, from The Crown to The Queen's Corgi

Portrayals of Prince Philip in The Crown and elsewhere missed the mark, according to one of Philip’s biographers, for he remained elusive most of his life.

World

Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Over the past year, Afghan security forces have lost territory from repeated Taliban assaults, and have relied on US air power to beat back the insurgents

Entertainment

X Gon’ Give It to Ya to Born Loser, looking at 10 DMX songs that display his diverse range

DMX cut a unique figure for a superstar rapper: He’d battle his inner demons using the horror-centric imagery beloved by heavy metal bands, but his albums reliably offered heartfelt, often a cappella, prayers to God.

World

COVID-19: US agencies recommend pause on use of J&J's vaccine over reports of blood clots

It is still unclear how much this could set back plans to vaccinate all adults in the United States by the end of May 2021.

science

Does scientific jargon confuse, confound you? It does the same to scientists

As citations are often viewed as a metric of academic success, jargon has a negative effect on a paper.

World

Wastewater from Fukushima reactor to be released into the ocean, Japan authorities say

Government officials said they will take 'every measure' to ensure the safety of treated water, and address misinformation.

science

Greta Thunberg will skip COP26 unless all countries have equal access to vaccines

“Inequality and climate injustice is already the heart of the climate crisis,” she said on Twitter on Friday

World

Protesters clash with police after Minnesota officer shoots Black man at a traffic stop

Daunte Wright, 20, died in an area that was already on edge because of the trial of the first of four police officers charged in George Floyd’s death