By Lindsey Bever Lindsey Bever General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news Email Bio Follow A Canadian Instagrammer who tried to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia
By Emilia Petrarca, W Magazine. (photo: courtesy of @KJP) Photographer Sean Burke (@SeanGaleBurke) first met Kiel James Patrick (@KJP), the founder of an eponymous ultra-preppy fashion label, at a Gatsby-themed
Diane Butrus, a business executive from St. Louis, wandered the streets of Zurich, looking for a bank that would help her keep $1.5 million hidden from America tax collectors. One bank after another turned
The last time someone heard from Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam apparently was on Tuesday when she called her chambers in the Graybar Building in Manhattan to say she wasn’t well and would not be coming in.
Almost half of people in their early 20s have a secret, one they don’t usually share even with friends: Their parents help them pay the rent. Moving into adulthood has never been easy, but America’s rapidly
Will Heller, twenty-six After a month at a Zen silent-meditation retreat, Heller went back to his job at Goldman Sachs as a commodities trader in oil and gas. Victor Chen, twenty-eight Chen used an app
When we graduated in 1993, my friends and I had big dreams for ourselves. More than two decades later I decided to find out if anyone’s had come true. This is the first story in a seven-part series looking
By Zachary Karabell Donald Trump’s election has been greeted by a considerable portion of the country with panic. Large swaths of commentators have described his victory as a potential disaster for the
What use is there today for one of the oldest virtues? As many Americans go about their days, I imagine they have two little angels perched on their shoulders, whispering conflicting messages about happiness
By Caitlin Dewey Caitlin Dewey Reporter covering food policy Email Bio Follow To open the new social network Rich Kids is to induce a bout of FOMO from which you’ll never wake. The paid Instagram knock-off
In Greenwich, Darien, and New Canaan, Connecticut, bankers are earning astonishing amounts of money. Does that have anything to do with the poverty in Bridgeport, just a few exits away? BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—Few
I’m newly sober and dog-paddling through the booze all around me. It’s summer, and Whole Foods has planted rosé throughout the store. Rosé is great with fish! And strawberries! And vegan protein powder!
As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding By Sue Shellenbarger Sue Shellenbarger The Wall Street Journal
There’s no escaping the pressure that U.S. inequality exerts on parents to make sure their kids succeed. More than a half-century ago, Betty Friedan set out to call attention to “the problem that has name,”
The computer technician who exposed a Swiss bank’s darkest secrets. A few days before Christmas in 2008, Hervé Falciani was in a meeting at his office, in Geneva, when a team of police officers arrived