Eileen Fisher, the Queen of Slow Fashion, Charts a Slow Exit

Eileen Fisher went from industry outlier to godmother of a movement. Now, she is getting ready to pass the torch, starting with a new chief executive at her company.

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After Basquiat Raid, Orlando Museum Faces Crisis of Credibility

As OMA cancels three shows, some donors shift their support — and a celebrated collection — to the Rollins Museum of Art.

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Trump Has Big Plans for 2025

Ignore them at your peril.

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Despite Biden’s Success on Judges, Progressives Demand Faster Pace

Democrats may leave dozens of federal judicial vacancies unfilled this year, prompting concern among liberal groups about a blockade should Republicans win the Senate.

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How Mark Zuckerberg Is Leading Meta Into Its Next Phase

Facebook’s founder is setting a relentless pace as he pushes his company through a tech transformation during a global economic slowdown.

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Vince McMahon Retires Amid W.W.E. Board Investigation

The company’s leader for 40 years, he was under scrutiny after a report of a $3 million settlement with an employee.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #mcmahon-vince, #television, #world-wrestling-entertainment-inc, #wrestling

The Race to Succeed Boris Johnson, Explained

A former top finance official, Rishi Sunak, and the foreign secretary, Liz Truss, are competing to replace Britain’s departing prime minister. Here’s a guide to the contest.

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Draghi Offers Resignation for 2nd Time

After the collapse of his national unity government, Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy went to the president to step down again, deepening the country’s political crisis.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #draghi-mario, #elections, #europe, #italy, #mattarella-sergio, #politics-and-government

For the Jacob Burns Film Center, a Season of Off Screen Turmoil

The Jacob Burns Film Center in Westchester, a celebrated venue that enjoys backing from cinema’s A-list, has been roiled by the dismissal of one of its original leaders who was accused of bullying behavior.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe Elected President of Sri Lanka

Despite clamor for change amid the country’s economic collapse, Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is tied to the exiled former president, was elected by lawmakers to replace him.

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He Fought Boston’s Blue Wall of Silence. Now He’s the Commissioner.

Boston’s new police commissioner, Michael Cox, was the victim of an assault by fellow officers who mistook him for a suspect.

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Amazon C.E.O. Andy Jassy Breaks From the Bezos Way

Jeff Bezos’ successor has set himself apart with a hands-on approach in Washington.

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Justice Jackson, a Former Law Clerk, Returns to a Transformed Supreme Court

In the 22 years since she worked for Justice Stephen G. Breyer, whom she replaced last month, the court has become polarized and predictably conservative.

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Biden Ends Plan to Name Anti-Abortion Lawyer Backed by McConnell as Judge

The White House quietly agreed with the Senate Republican leader to nominate Chad Meredith for a federal judgeship, but opposition from his fellow Kentuckian Rand Paul scuttled the deal.

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History Haunts Ukraine’s Undiplomatic Voice in Berlin

Debate over a Ukrainian nationalist leader’s role in the Holocaust has exposed how views of the past shape European allies’ relationships with Kyiv.

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Senate Confirms Steven Dettelbach for A.T.F. Director

The vote gives the besieged agency responsible for responding to a national surge in gun violence a permanent leader after the president’s first nominee failed to win confirmation.

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Sri Lanka’s President Confirms Plan to Resign, Prime Minister’s Office Says

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hasn’t been seen or heard from publicly since protesters stormed his official residence on Saturday. Questions loom about a power vacuum.

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Embattled Leaders in Hiding, Sri Lankans Ask: What’s Next?

Protesters in Sri Lanka roamed the halls and grounds of power without challenge as they waited to see who would take the reins of their economically devastated country.

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If Only John Roberts Would Retire

To help preserve the credibility of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts should resign.

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The Delightful Implosion of Boris Johnson

His career is ending the way Donald Trump’s should have.

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Kate Bedingfield, White House Communications Director, Will Step Down

Kate Bedingfield will be the latest senior adviser to leave the Biden administration, whose messaging has faced growing criticism from Democrats.

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Who Could Lead the Conservative Party if Boris Johnson Resigns?

A small group is stepping to center stage as Britain’s political crisis intensifies, including the rival Boris Johnson beat last time.

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Who are the contenders to lead the Conservative Party if Johnson resigns?

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #politics-and-government

Boris Johnson Fights to Hold Power After 2 Top Ministers Jump Ship

Two top cabinet members resigned from the scandal-scarred British prime minister’s government. Some wondered if the master of political survival could pull off another save.

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Democrats Are Having a Purity Test Problem at Exactly the Wrong Time

“It has become too easy for people to conflate disagreements about issues with matters of identity,” one nonprofit official says.

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Orlando Museum Director Loses Job After Disputed Basquiat Show

Aaron De Groft was removed from his position days after the F.B.I. seized 25 works that had been shown in a Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibit and whose authenticity had been questioned.

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Daniel Weiss, Met Museum’s Chief Executive, to Step Down

Daniel H. Weiss was a stabilizing force, but his departure raises questions about whether the museum’s two-pronged management structure still works and will continue.

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Infighting Overshadows Big Plans at The Washington Post

The aim of Sally Buzbee, The Post’s editor, is to broaden the newspaper’s reach. A year into the job, she’s dealing with internal tumult over some longstanding grievances.

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Vince McMahon Steps Down From W.W.E. Amid Misconduct Investigation

Mr. McMahon, the pro wrestling company’s chairman and chief executive, agreed to pay a secret settlement to an employee with whom he was said to have had an affair, The Wall Street Journal reported this week.

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Musk to Attend Twitter All-Hands Meeting

Musk will attend a virtual all-hands meeting as his $44 billion acquisition of the company moves ahead, despite his hand-wringing about bots.

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Marco de Vincenzo of Etro Tries to Slow Down Fashion

Marco de Vincenzo, the newly appointed creative director of Etro, is not only asking the question, but attempting to answer through action.

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There Has to Be a Tipping Point on Guns, Right?

Or maybe not.

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CNN Enters the Post-Jeff Zucker Era. Bye-Bye ‘Breaking News’ Banners.

Chris Licht, the new CNN chairman, is encouraging a more nuanced approach to coverage. Some at the network are skeptical.

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What Sheryl Sandberg’s Exit Reveals About Women’s Progress in Tech

Silicon Valley is losing one of its most visible, outspoken and powerful women. Any gains have been incremental at best.

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Who Is Mark Zuckerberg’s New No. 2? It’s a Trick Question.

Mr. Zuckerberg, Meta’s chief executive, has restructured his company so that he no longer has a top deputy.

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Adams to Name ‘Gun Violence Czar’ as New York Shooting Surge Persists

Elected on the premise that he could reduce violent crime, Mayor Eric Adams continues to be confronted with a stubbornly high number of gun offenses.

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Sheryl Sandberg Steps Down From Facebook’s Parent Company, Meta

The longtime chief operating officer of Facebook’s parent company, Ms. Sandberg said it was “time for her to write the next chapter of my life.”

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Adm. Linda Fagan to Become First Female Service Chief

In 1985, the service had no gender-based prohibitions on where women could go. That cleared the way for Admiral Linda L. Fagan to rise to the top.

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Secret Emergency Orders May Include Focus on Internet, New Files Show

Dating back to 1950s preparations for nuclear war and revised after the Sept. 11 attacks, the presidential directives are not shown to Congress.

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Thomas S. Murphy, Broadcasting ‘Minnow’ Who Swallowed ABC, Dies at 96

As the head of Capital Cities Communications, he engineered the acquisition of the TV giant. He later sold the company to Disney, at a huge profit.

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Southern Baptist Leaders Mishandled Sex Abuse Crisis, Report Says

National executives of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination ignored victims, resisted reforms and were mainly concerned with avoiding ‘potential liability,’ the third-party investigation says.

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Taking Aim at Left-Leaning Voters, Macron Names Élisabeth Borne as Prime Minister

Élisabeth Borne, the minister of labor who previously was in charge of the environment, will be the second woman to hold the post in France.

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Jerome Powell Confirmed for a Second Term as Fed Chair

The Senate vote gives Biden appointees a majority on the Fed Board during a period of rapid inflation.

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New F.T.C. Majority Gives Lina Khan a Chance to Push an Aggressive Agenda

The confirmation of a third Democrat creates an opportunity for Lina Khan, the Federal Trade Commission’s chair, to advance efforts to rein in corporate power.

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Lisa Cook Becomes First Black Woman Confirmed as a Fed Governor

Ms. Cook is the first Black woman ever confirmed as a governor at the Federal Reserve.

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In Blow to Ruling Family, Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Quits in Face of Unrest

The move by Mahinda Rajapaksa came after violence erupted on the streets of Colombo, the capital. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the resignation would satisfy the protesters.

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Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigns in Face of Unrest

The move by Mahinda Rajapaksa came after violence erupted on the streets of Colombo, the capital. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the resignation would satisfy the protesters.

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Head of U.N. Agency Resigns After Questions Arise About Loans

The little-known organization gave out $61 million in loans and grant money to a single British family, in a scandal that has shaken and embarrassed the U.N.

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Karine Jean-Pierre Is Named White House Press Secretary

Ms. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black woman and the first openly gay person to serve in the role.

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What the Leaked Draft Opinion Means For the Conservative Legal Movement

For half a century, right-wing legal thinkers have been working toward the moment foretold by a leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion.

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