Grounded 737 Max 8s but Not Chaos, for Airline Passengers

[Read live updates on the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the Boeing 737 Max 8 bans here.] As he waited on Tuesday morning to board Southwest Flight 2315 from Oakland to Los Angeles, William Gonzales learned that the plane that he was about to board was a Boeing 737 Max 8. “This is the Max?” Mr.…

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Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal

Olivia Jade Giannulli, whose parents are two of the dozens of people accused of cheating to get their children into elite colleges, quickly capitalized on her student status when she began her first semester at the University of Southern California in the fall of 2018. Ms. Giannulli, 19, is the daughter of the actress Lori…

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Footsteps: Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s Enduring San Francisco

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, painter, social activist and bookstore owner, has been San Francisco’s de facto poet laureate and literary Pied Piper for seven decades. He turns 100 this month, and the city is making preparations to celebrate him in style. The mayor’s office has proclaimed March 24, his birthday, Lawrence Ferlinghetti Day. Readings…

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15 Sunglasses Chains for the Person Who Always Loses Their Shades

Courtesy Once associated with practical dads or grade school librarians, sunglasses chains have come a long way. Designers have reworked them with gold chains, baroque pearls, and other new materials that help add interest to even the most boring pairs of sunnies (because let’s be real, those are the ones you wear daily). Even better,…

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National Cancer Chief Named as Acting Head of the F.D.A.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dr. Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute, will serve as acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Alex M. Azar III, secretary of health and human services, announced on Tuesday. Dr. Sharpless temporarily will fill the post being vacated by Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who stunned public health…

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Off the Menu: John Fraser’s 701West Opens in the Times Square Edition Hotel

Headliner 701West The name of this flagship restaurant reflects the Seventh Avenue address of the hotel it’s in, Ian Schrager’s latest New York venture, the Times Square Edition. A symphony in deep blue, 701West, on the 11th floor, is under the chef John Fraser’s charge. Vegetables figure importantly on his American menu, with dishes like…

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