● Raf Simons Becomes Co-Creative Director at Prada The move, which could reshape the fashion universe, will be the first such long-term power-sharing by creative equals at a major public brand.
● Christian Louboutin Explains Himself The designer on the importance of cultural collisions and childhood discoveries.
● Johni Cerny Dies at 76; Helped the Famous Find Their Roots Fascinated by family trees since childhood, she became, Henry Louis Gates Jr. said, “the proverbial dean of American genealogical research.”
● Greyhound to Stop Allowing Border Patrol Agents on Its Buses Without Warrants The bus company announced the policy change only days after a leaked memo revealed that agents could not board without consent.
● Digital Tax Fight Emerges as Global Economic Threat European finance ministers, meeting at the G20 in Riyadh, are pushing the United States for a global tax deal as a year-end deadline looms.
● Warren Buffett Praises Performance, but Offers No Surprises in Annual Letter The Berkshire Hathaway chief noted the steady money making of the conglomerate, but gave no insight into succession or other hot topics.
● Vine Made the Internet Fall in Love With Short Videos Now that they’re everywhere, is it time for Vine to make a comeback? The founder of Byte hopes so.
● 5 New Standout Hotels in Los Angeles From chic bed-and-breakfasts to sprawling modern luxuries, these hotels are notable bright spots in a city filled with stars.
● One Guaranteed Winner in the Democratic Primary: Plans to Tax the Rich Every leading candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination is proposing trillions of dollars of new taxes on wealthy Americans and businesses. The divide...
● What the Jury's Note Could Mean for a Verdict in the Weinstein Trial A tantalizing question sent to the trial judge left many people wondering if the jurors were nearing a conviction.
● Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda The retailer said it was listening, but defended its right to sell books “that some may find objectionable.”
● Charles Hobson, Who Helped Break a TV Color Line, Dies at 83 He produced programs, like “Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant” and “Like It Is,” that exposed a wide audience to the black experience.
● Justin Bieber Is Back With Confessions, Personal and Musical One of pop’s biggest stars returns with an album that has unexpected kinship with new music from Harry Styles and Selena Gomez.
● Coronavirus Outbreak Deepens Its Toll on Global Business The disruption of China’s manufacturing network, and slowdown of its economy, has rippled through to airlines, automakers, tech companies and more.
● A Widow Takes Her Grown Kids on a Cruise. What Could Go Wrong? Amanda Eyre Ward’s new novel, “The Jetsetters,” follows a dysfunctional family out to sea.
● Harvey Weinstein Trial: Jury Suggests It Is Split on 2 Most Serious Charges The judge told jurors to keep deliberating after they sent a note asking if they could be deadlocked on the top counts, but unanimous on others.
● Federal Prosecutors Investigating Whether Boeing Pilot Knowingly Lied to F.A.A. In questions before a grand jury, prosecutors have focused on whether a top pilot misled regulators about new flight control software in the 737...
● Andrew Weatherall, D.J. Who Broke Down Genre Barriers, Dies at 56 Also a record producer, he shaped London’s fertile club scene in the late 1980s and ’90s and helped meld rock and dance music.
● Review: Richard Alston Dance Says Adieu in (Quiet) Character In its final U.S. appearance, the company displayed its virtues: luxuriant dancing allied to courtly music.
● Reinbert de Leeuw, Dutch Champion of Contemporary Music, Dies at 81 He pushed conservative institutions to program the new, and was a noted conductor of major avant-garde works.
● A Supreme Court for the Rich Adam Cohen’s “Supreme Inequality” shows that for 50 years the decisions of the Supreme Court have favored the wealthy.
● A Beethoven Aria Was Lost. I Filled In the Missing Pages. You’re no Beethoven, to say the least. But you have take the risk.
● Tobi Tobias, Longtime Dance Critic, Dies at 81 She wrote for New York and Dance magazines, pulling no punches. She was also the author of a number of children’s books.