The scandal surrounding the writer Gabriel Matzneff was not limited to his pedophilia. It also opened a window on the entrenched and clubby nature of many of France’s elite institutions.
Lynn Conway was one of the company’s most promising young computer engineers but after confiding to supervisors that she was transgender, they fired her.
The autobiographical novel, about the lonely gay son of an alcoholic mother in 1980s Scotland, was one of four debut books in this year’s shortlist.
The nonfiction prize went to Les Payne and Tamara Payne for “The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X.” The crime novelist Walter Mosley received a lifetime achievement award.
In the coming days, the team will cover two major awards and reveal two year-end lists. There’s also a certain presidential memoir coming out. Two editors discuss an industry that hasn’t slowed down.
The Court of Master Sommeliers confers high honors, but many women candidates say they’ve paid a steep price.
For years, Los Angeles’s players have borne the burden of a title drought. The unusual circumstances of their World Series win won’t dim the joy and relief that come with the long-awaited championship.
Many fancy fundraisers have moved online and are offering low-price or free tickets for virtual attendees.
The new museum in Colorado Springs is based on the idea that a wheelchair basketball player trains just as hard as any other basketball player.
Yotam Haber’s “Estro Poetico-Armonico III” combines live singing with archival recordings of cantors.
The founders of a shelter for homeless people seeking asylum and a group that helps college applicants are among five New Yorkers to get $200,000 awards.
Samsung and Fila distanced themselves from the K-pop band, becoming the latest example of multinational companies deferring to Chinese patriotic sentiment.
Ford was a mainstay on a series of dominant teams in the 1950s and ’60s, collecting nearly every record for World Series longevity along the way.
The writer N. K. Jemisin and the playwright Larissa FastHorse are among the fellows recognized for their “exceptional creativity” with a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000.
The MacArthur fellowships are awarded for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.” Below are this year’s fellows.
During one busy week in November, the former president’s new book is expected to come out, and top prizes from the Booker and the National Book Awards will be announced.
Luke Voit claimed the American League home run title, D.J. LeMahieu won the batting title, and the Yankees learned they were headed to Cleveland for their first-round postseason series.
The department told a Finnish reporter that she would be honored for her work to uncover Russian disinformation campaigns. It reversed itself — and tried to cover it up — after realizing she was also critical of President Trump.
Magawa, a 5-year-old African giant pouched rat, was recognized with a prestigious honor for his work detecting mines and explosives in Cambodia.
After the Bucks’ early playoff exit, the award is a reminder of 2007, when Dirk Nowitzki was named most valuable player after a first-round loss.
Fiction contenders include Brit Bennett, the author of “The Vanishing Half”; Randall Kenan, a beloved writer who died in August; and Douglas Stuart, a debut novelist who is also a Booker Prize finalist.
They said the administration’s policies were driving away technology talent and could do long-term damage to their industry.
The first major international movie event since the coronavirus pandemic began drew to a close and handed out its biggest award.
The James Gordon Bennett Medal will now be named for Chief Peter J. Ganci, who was killed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
The decision to put the honors, the Oscars of American restaurants, on hiatus came amid concerns about a lack of diversity and allegations against some nominees.
Decision comes after months of uncertainty following a Broadway shutdown that kept many shows from opening.
The foundation is suspending its recognition of outstanding chefs and restaurants, citing the toll the pandemic has taken on the industry.
“The whole thing about acting is that you draw on other people’s experiences,” he said.
Mr. Menken, the decorated songwriter and composer behind “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid,” completed his EGOT qualifications with his work on a Disney Channel series.
“The Mirror and the Light,” the conclusion to Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy, is one of 13 books nominated for this prestigious British literary award.
When hockey’s postseason starts this weekend, finalists for the league’s top awards — like Edmonton’s Leon Draisaitl — will get a long-delayed chance to shine.
The story of how two brothers, 10 and 3, were saved from a burning apartment. “There were maybe five or six of us,” said one of the rescuers. “We did not plan anything.”
In the weeks before the ceremony to honor the 100-year-old war veteran and fund-raiser, some had wondered whether Britons would see Queen Elizabeth in person again.
The red carpet didn’t exactly return. But fashion did.
In the space of six weeks, 100-year-old Tom Moore — better known as Captain Tom — raised $40 million for the British health service and became a national hero.
Ellen Fullman is sheltering in place with the 40-string, 45-foot-long droning instrument she created decades ago.
The first Native American to hold the position, Harjo will be developing an interactive map of contemporary Native poets.
One of her former coaches remembers having to lock Catchings out of the gym so she would get proper rest.