Peretti's sculptural cuff bracelets, bean designs and open-heart pendants are among her most recognizable work. She often worked in sterling silver, a metal she favored and helped popularize as a luxury choice.
By Courtney Vinopal
Our March/April 2021 pick for Now Read This, the PBS NewsHour’s book club with The New York Times, is Jessica Bruder’s “Nomadland."…
By Leanne Italie, Associated Press
Alexi McCammond says she and Teen Vogue are parting ways over her past anti-Asian and homophobic tweets. The 27-year-old journalist apologized yet again for the tweets in a statement she posted Thursday on Twitter.
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
Los Angeles police said Thursday that they are investigating actor Armie Hammer for sexual assault. A police spokesman says Hammer is the main suspect in an incident reported on Feb. 3.
By Joshua Barajas, Amna Nawaz, Wyatt Mayes
"The Committed" author talked about his own experience as a refugee in America, how we’ve seen anti-Asian violence through history, and some of the ways he thinks people can help their communities.
Filmed before the Georgia shootings, writer Te-Ping Chen shares with us her "Humble Opinion" that people with ethnic names must embrace them instead of shying away. Chen, who says she was given a "boy's name" at birth, looks back on…
By Joshua Barajas, Jeffrey Brown
Maria Dahvana Headley, whose new translation of “Beowulf” came out last year, wanted to build onto the thousand-year-old poem’s long history. Part of its staying power, Headly said, is how its themes — heroes and villains, how to ensure safety,…
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson
Even amid the pandemic, some art exhibitions are opening to the public. "Grief and Grievance" at New York's "New Museum," a timely examination of race and racism, is one of them. Black artists explore the aspects of loss in the…
NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor James Levine, who ruled over the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before being eased aside when his health declined and then was fired for sexual improprieties, has died. He was 77. Levine died…
By Courtney Vinopal
Charles Yu, author of our February pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, recently answered questions submitted by readers on Facebook about his satirical novel, “Interior Chinatown.”…
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