In Spain, Santander Hopes a New Arts Center Will Reinvigorate the City

SANTANDER, Spain — The new Botín arts center here offers contrasting views. Its waterfront building juts out over a bay crisscrossed by ferries and sailing boats. On the other side, it faces the former headquarters of Banco Santander, which the Botín family turned into Spain’s largest bank.

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Before ‘Game of Thrones’ Returns, Let’s Revisit Season 1

Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation newsletter and website. You may have heard that “Game of Thrones” is returning to HBO on July 16. To prepare for Season 7, we’re reviewing and reassessing the first six seasons of the show, with the benefit of hindsight.

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Before ‘Game of Thrones’ Returns, Let’s Revisit Season 1

Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation newsletter and website. You may have heard that “Game of Thrones” is returning to HBO on July 16. To prepare for Season 7, we’re reviewing and reassessing the first six seasons of the show, with the benefit of hindsight.

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Chemotherapy, Then the U.S. Championships, for Gabriele Grunewald

EUGENE, Ore. — Gabriele Grunewald stepped onto the track as the dying light of day yielded to periwinkle evening. She and her fellow world-class runners walked single file, hair tied in ponytails, to the starting line at the annual Prefontaine Classic, one of track’s premier events.

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Chemotherapy, Then the U.S. Championships, for Gabriele Grunewald

EUGENE, Ore. — Gabriele Grunewald stepped onto the track as the dying light of day yielded to periwinkle evening. She and her fellow world-class runners walked single file, hair tied in ponytails, to the starting line at the annual Prefontaine Classic, one of track’s premier events.

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America’s No. 1 song isn’t in English. That doesn’t happen often.

For the second week in a row, the song that’s sitting atop the Billboard Hot 100 list is “Despacito,” a Spanish-language track by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, with an assist from Canadian boy Justin Bieber. (It’s Bieber’s third week in a row singing on a No. 1 track since he was on D.J.

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