Erroll Eckford

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The Fast and Furious Michael Avenatti

The attorney Michael Avenatti stands just under six feet tall, with blatant blue eyes and thinning hair he shaves down to stubble, exposing the crumpled vein at his left temple. Before February, when he agreed to represent Stephanie Clifford — the pornographic film performer better known as Stormy …

Los Angeles

Hell for Elon Musk Is a Midsize Sedan

Will the Model 3 make Tesla a real car company?<p>On July 1, Elon Musk went home to sleep. The chief executive of Tesla Inc. had been camping out at his …

Tesla

Nine epic hiking trails to tackle before you die

What turns a humble hike into something bucket list-worthy? Location, location, location. Some of the best hiking trails in the world are destinations in and of themselves.<p>From sandy desert basins to moss-draped mountain peaks, these hiking trails are extreme in unique ways that deliver …

South America

How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother’s home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

Thailand cave rescue: how are the boys getting out?

Four of the 12 Thai boys who became stranded with their coach deep inside a flooded cave network have been rescued. The perilous operation to extract them continues as rescuers continue to pump round the clock and rainy weather moves in to threaten the operation<p>The Moo Pa (Wild Boars) academy team, …

Thailand

Americans Are Having Fewer Babies. They Told Us Why.

Americans are having fewer babies. At first, researchers thought the declining fertility rate was because of the recession, but it kept falling even as the economy recovered. Now it has reached a record low for the second consecutive year.<p>Because the fertility rate subtly shapes many major issues …

Demographics

10 legal experts on the future of Roe v. Wade after Kennedy

His decision to retire could lead to more “incremental” attacks against the landmark decision.<p>Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement has spurred a raft of questions about how key legal precedents could shift under the tenure of a likely more conservative replacement — and …

John Roberts

Democrats Are Wrong About Republicans. Republicans Are Wrong About Democrats.

Welcome to Secret Identity, our regular column on identity and its role in politics and policy.<p>The defining divide in American politics is probably …

Political Science

Due Process for Undocumented Immigrants, Explained

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Twitter this weekend that undocumented immigrants were invaders who “must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases,” be sent home. Mr. Trump’s comments prompted criticism that he wanted the United States to strip immigrants and asylum seekers of due-process …

Immigration

Five Features of Better Arguments

A former Clinton administration official studied how to facilitate more constructive arguments among Americans. These are his conclusions.<p>Earlier this month, amid a particularly trying stretch on social media, I joked that I would soon be launching <i>Ad Hominem</i>, “a new journal of non-ideas founded in …

Bill Clinton

Iceland: From crisis to hotspot, 10 years on from the financial crisis

On the mossy, volcanic tundra of Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula, Orf Genetics’ glass and metal greenhouse stands out like a sore thumb.<p>Inside, tens of thousands of barley plants will be carefully tended for 90 days before being sent down the road to the sparsely populated country’s capital Reykjavik …

Skin Care

How the ‘Watergate Babies’ Broke American Politics

They arrived and began opening up Congress. They ended up inadvertently institutionalizing a distinctly partisan and confrontational style that permeates contemporary American politics today.<p>For millions of Americans, from political analysts to readers confronting their morning newspapers, the …

Political Science

Special report: Why China scares politicians of all stripes

China, with a series of short and long-term moves on the global stage, is doing something few others can: eliciting similar warnings and worries from …

What the Hell Happened at GE?

<b>It’s a bad day</b> for a CEO when he announces he’s retiring and the stock goes up. That was Jeff Immelt’s day on June 12, 2017. The news of his …

How China acquires ‘the crown jewels’ of U.S. technology

The U.S. fails to adequately police foreign deals for next-generation software that powers the military and American economic strength.<p>The U.S. government was well aware of China’s aggressive strategy of leveraging private investors to buy up the latest American technology when, early last year, a …

China

The view from inside a food truck

First of all, no matter what you think is in there, there’s probably more. Most modern food trucks — at least the ones special enough to make it into your regular lunch rotation — are operated by serious foodies whose wheeled restaurants roam more than 300 U.S. cities as part of a $2.7 billion …

RVs

How the ‘World’s Most Comfortable Shoe’ Is Challenging Nike and Adidas

Driven by word-of-mouth sales and an eco-focus, San Francisco's Allbirds has sold over a million shoes in two years. But can this Silicon Valley success story last?<p>It’s a random Saturday in May, and I can barely find enough free space inside Allbirds’s Soho store to try on a pair of what the brand …

Shoes

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than service members

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while deployed as members of the military.<p>Data for military casualties are difficult to ascertain. An original version …

Military

Oregon State's Luke Heimlich is a top talent and juvenile sex offender | SI.com

The first thing to understand about a baseball game involving Luke Heimlich—the Oregon State pitcher who in 2012 pleaded guilty to one felony charge …

Medicine

Israel-Palestinian conflict: Life in the Gaza Strip

<b>Home to 1.9 million people, Gaza is 41km (25 miles) long and 10km wide, an enclave bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Israel and Egypt.</b><p>Originally occupied by Egypt, which retains control of Gaza's southern border, the territory was captured by Israel during the 1967 Middle East war. Israel withdrew …

Israel

How Tom Wolfe Became … Tom Wolfe

Michael Lewis delves deep into the archives of the legendary reporter turned novelist to discover what made the man in the white suit the voice of a journalistic generation.<p>I was 11 or maybe 12 years old when I discovered my parents’ bookshelves. They’d been invisible right up to the moment someone …

The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul

Teens have taken a technology that was supposed to help grownups stop smoking and invented a new kind of bad habit, molded in their own image.<p>If I get addicted to vaping, I thought, in March, I will always remember this Texas strip mall. I was walking out of a store called Smoke-N-Chill Novelties, …

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

Inside the Final Days of Robin Williams

New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff details the beloved star’s heartbreaking decline in this exclusive excerpt from Robin, his new biography.<p><i>Robin Williams’s August 2014 suicide was devastating to those who knew him best—and it also came at the end of a long and difficult decline, as this excerpt</i> …

Celebrating the 73rd Anniversary of the End of WWII: Pictures

Inside the World’s Most Elite (and Secret) Traders’ Club

In an industry where power and influence are measured in dollars and cents, this may be the most exclusive club in finance: The price of admission is …

Hedge Funds

8 ways the iMac changed computing

The iMac made an instant impression when Apple first unveiled it in May 1998. But it didn’t start to really shake things up unitl it began to …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership