Dallas Museum of Art: Man breaks in and damages several artworks

Written by Zoe Sottile, CNN Several ancient works of art at the Dallas Museum of Art, including Greek vessels crafted thousands of years ago, were damaged by an intruder Wednesday night. “June 1, after Museum hours, an individual forcibly entered the Dallas Museum of Art,” the museum said in a statement. “Museum security responded immediately … Read more

Latino artists craft tributes to the lives lost in Uvalde

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. UVALDE — At their heart, corridos are about preserving a story. The traditional songs are meant to usher the present into folklore, capturing the accounts of people, of journeys, and in the case of “El … Read more

Police officer-turned-artist teaches painting to seniors

Filipino Canadian Frank Cruzet never thought that he could still become a painter in his 70s. Frank loved to paint when he was young, but he had to set it aside when he became a policeman in Makati and in Toronto. Eventually, he found the time to paint again. However, he admits that he was … Read more

Airbnb to Transfer China Home Listings to Rivals as Part of Market Exit

By Anniek Bao Airbnb Inc. will offer to move its existing Chinese homeowners and rental listings to rivals, including Meituan and a unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., as it winds down its domestic operations in China. The home-rental giant said in a statement Friday that homeowners on its Chinese platform can apply to list … Read more

China Isn’t the Biggest Movie Market Anymore. Blame Pandemic Lockdowns.

Text size China has lost its top spot as the world’s largest moviegoing market. Here: people watch a movie in 2020 in China when cinemas reopened. STR/AFP via Getty Images After two years as the world’s largest moviegoing market, China has lost its top spot to North America, thanks to Covid restrictions in Shanghai, Beijing, … Read more

China Isn’t the Biggest Movie Market Anymore. Blame Pandemic Lockdowns.

Text size China has lost its top spot as the world’s largest moviegoing market. Here: people watch a movie in 2020 in China when cinemas reopened. STR/AFP via Getty Images After two years as the world’s largest moviegoing market, China has lost its top spot to North America, thanks to Covid restrictions in Shanghai, Beijing, … Read more

Starbucks, eBay, and 29 Other Stocks for a Bear-Market Rally

Text size Starbucks stock has gained 9% from its lowest close of the year in early May. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The stock market’s recent bounce could be good news for Starbucks , eBay , and other companies with the largest profit swings—if the rally continues. Tea S&P500 has gained just over 8% from its intraday … Read more

The man who seized one of Argentina’s ships now warns there will be a wave of emerging-market defaults

He’s now expecting a debt epidemic. “We are on the brink of an epidemic of emerging market defaults, the scale and scope of which will rival the debt crisis of the 1980s,” he wrote in an op-ed in the Financial Times. “Rate increases by Western central banks, fallout from the COVID pandemic, surging food and … Read more