Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests

HONG KONG — The Hong Kong police arrested two 13-year-olds on the fringes of antigovernment demonstrations over the weekend, including a girl accused of burning a Chinese national flag, the authorities said on Sunday. The arrests on Saturday appear to be further signals that the local police are taking an …

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Is It Time to Quit Vaping?

Allegations of illegal marketing tactics. More than 500 cases of severe lung illness in 38 states. Eight deaths. A proposed federal ban of most flavored e-cigarettes, and new efforts in many states to counter an epidemic of youth vaping. There’s been an avalanche of vaping news this month, which leaves …

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WeWork C.E.O.’s Ouster Is Weighed in Bid to Salvage I.P.O.

Some board members and large investors in WeWork are privately discussing whether and how to replace the company’s co-founder, Adam Neumann, as chief executive to salvage the company’s fortunes, three people involved in the talks said. Among those now favoring removing the charismatic but sometimes erratic Mr. Neumann is SoftBank, …

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The Fashion Week Diary of Sandy Liang, Fleece Phenom

Sandy Liang hates Fashion Week. She hates the hype and the parties and the pressure, the murmurings about how so-and-so made an appearance at such-and-such. “But when my show is happening, I’m like, ‘This is all worth it,’” Ms. Liang said. Since the 28-year-old designer launched her namesake label and …

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Keke Palmer Breaks Out Her Hip-Hop Dance Moves

“Whenever I dance, I’m always thinking about attitude,” said Keke Palmer, the newly announced host of the third hour of “Good Morning America” and a star of the movie “Hustlers.” “I’m always thinking about being confident.” On a foggy morning in late summer, Ms. Palmer, wearing an oversize gray T-shirt …

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The Awkward but Essential Art of Office Chitchat

Every day around the world, an estimated three billion people go to work and 2.9 billion of them avoid making small talk with their co-workers once they get there. Their avoidance strategies vary. Some will keep their headphones in and their eyes low. Others will pantomime receiving an urgent message …

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