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Booking Holdings CEO: Seeing in a increase in alternative accommodations

Glenn Fogel, Booking Holdings CEO, sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss the company's quarterly earnings and the state of the travel industry amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Why You Should Write Postcards, Even From Home

A postcard functions outside the language of chats, emails, calls and letters.

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Take Control, and 10 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Jamila Woods, Chika, beabadoobee and others.

ETF Spotlight: Uber shares falling after bookings, revenue decline

CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on Uber's stock price falling after a revenue loss and how it's dragging on the travel tech ETF.

Leaving Gun Towers and Barbed Wire for a Healing House

Susan Burton, an advocate for formerly incarcerated women, is racing against the clock to shelter those freed early because of the surge of coronavirus cases in prisons.

Ethel Smyth, a Composer Long Unheard, Is Recorded Anew

“The Prison” — her last major piece, premiered in 1931 — comes out on disc for the first time.

Getting Your Home Ready for Your Pandemic Puppy

You don’t have to give up on design just because the dog will probably chew everything in sight.

Would taxpayers be subsidizing airline shareholders with second bailout?

Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants Union, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the possibility of Congress authorizing additional bailout of the airline sector.

A Season of Grief and Release: 5 Months of the Virus in New York City

A photographic timeline of a historic half-year.

Summertime in the (Partly Reopened) City

While life is not quite back to normal, we found city dwellers making the most of strolling the High Line, outings to Governors Island and exploring a new section of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Gods, Monsters and H.P. Lovecraft’s Uncanny Legacy

The author’s stories have influenced countless works, including the new HBO series “Lovecraft Country.” But how do modern adapters reckon with his racism, his sexism and his profound weirdness?

Living While Black in ‘Lovecraft Country’

Misha Green, the creator of this macabre new HBO series, discusses her obsession with horror and why its sense of dread and danger is not just an allegory.

Hot and Bothered: Four New Romance Novels

Looking for a pitch-perfect summer escape? We’ve got some recommendations.

New in Paperback: ‘Around the World in 80 Trees’ and ‘The Truths We Hold’

Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

Three New Memoirs Offer a Glimpse Into the Writer’s Mind

Literary biographies take you from the ’70s New York underground to a contemporary writer’s residency at Google, recalling all the verses and prose along the way.

At Europe’s Illegal Parties, the Virus Is the Last Thing on Anyone’s Mind

Across the continent, crowds are flocking to events organized on social media and messaging apps, despite risks and a backlash.

Authors Distill Their Writing Advice to Just a Few Words

A request to fellow writers: Inscribe your book to me with one pithy piece of guidance.

Authors Distill Their Writing Advice to Just a Few Words

A request to fellow writers: Inscribe your book to me with one pithy piece of guidance.

‘Work It’ Review: Freestyling Through Senior Year

A straight-A high student scrambles to become a hip-hop dancer for her college application in this Netflix dance movie that pays homage to the genre.

Jimmy Fallon Sends Thoughts and Prayers to the N.R.A.

“That’s right, no more N.R.A., no more Confederate flags. This is turning into the worst year of Ted Nugent’s life,” the “Tonight Show” host said.

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Sweet Bean’ and ‘Jojo Rabbit’

A sweet Japanese film comes to Mubi. And an Oscar-winning satire airs on HBO.

Workers at Philadelphia Museum of Art Vote to Join Union

The election came after months of debate over whether complaints over the workplace environment at the museum could be addressed through top-down reforms, instead of collective bargaining.

Tourist Posing With 200-Year-Old Sculpture Breaks Her Toes

An Austrian man has apologized for the damage he caused to a Canova sculpture, saying he didn’t realize he had crunched the foot of the plaster Pauline Bonaparte.

What Megan Fox Taught Me About the Power of Subversive Girls

The horror comedy “Jennifer’s Body,” starring Fox as a demon who eats boys, showed me the value of teen scream queens when I needed it most.

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?

Looking for something to watch? Our TV critic recommends a British assassin comedy, a Disney documentary and a heap of Olympics movies.

For Three Suffragists, a Monument Well Past Due

Central Park will soon unveil its first sculpture depicting nonfictional female figures. “The fact that nobody even noticed that women were missing in Central Park — what does that say about the invisibility of women?”

Edmund White Thinks Most People Misread ‘Lolita’

“Nabokov’s job in the book is to make you like the monstrous Humbert Humbert. In the 1960s readers were too swinging to see how evil he was and now readers are too prudish to see how charming he can be.”

Trading Nation: Booking and Trip Advisor report earnings after the bell, here's what to expect

Matt Maley, Miller Tabak, and Steve Chiavarone, Federated Hermes, discuss the state of travel stocks with Seema Mody.

What Makes Kiarostami a Modern Master? Start Here

In the Iranian filmmaker’s “Certified Copy” and “Close-Up,” appearances deceive. You wind up questioning everything.

Enrico Navarra, Art World Visionary, Is Dead at 67

As a gallerist and publisher, he championed artists who weren’t yet fully appreciated, notably Jean-Michel Basquiat.