In the second such find in a matter of weeks, a New York City nurse rediscovered a long-lost painting by Jacob Lawrence, a leading modernist painter of the 20th century, that had disappeared from public view in 1960. Each painting had hung undisturbed on the walls of two Upper West Side apartments a few blocks apart.
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“It didn’t look like anything special, honestly,” said the owner, about Panel 28 from the series “Struggle: From the History of the American People.” “The colors were pretty. It was a little bit worn. I passed by it on my way to the kitchen a thousand times a day.”
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Prince Philip: Nearly two weeks after he was first hospitalized, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II was transferred to a second London hospital, increasing concerns over his health.
Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of people assembled outside a court where 47 prominent pro-democracy politicians and activists were arraigned on Monday. Such demonstrations have become rare in Hong Kong after the city enacted coronavirus restrictions and Beijing imposed a harsh national security law.
Digital currency: China has charged ahead with an effort to remake the way that government-backed money works, rolling out its digital currency, eCNY, with different qualities from its cash or digital deposits.