This Week's Hot Headlines
Editor's note: Another week has come and gone, and there's a lot we all probably missed. But we're looking out for you, kid. Here are the most popular stories from this past week:
1. Yum! Brands promises to change logo for banh mi sandwich shop. Responding to concerns from the Vietnamese community, restaurant company Yum! Brands has extended an apology and volunteered to change the logo for its new banh mi sandwich concept, Banh Shop.
2. Agency suspends fruitless search for missing Dallas-area woman Christina Morris. Texas Equusearch has suspended its search for Christina Morris, a 23-year-old Dallas-area woman who went missing August 30. The independent search and recovery team used ATVs, horses and even drones to look for Morris, but it didn't find any clues leading to the young woman's whereabouts.
3. The highest-paid CEO in America is a Texan. When they say everything is bigger in Texas, they must be thinking about executive salaries. According to new rankings, the highest-paid CEO in the country is a Texan: Charif Souki of Houston-based Cheniere Energy, whose total compensation for 2013 was a jaw-dropping $141,949,280.
4. Dallas bar boycotts NFL games over domestic violence issues. Fed up by NFL attitudes toward abuse, North Dallas bar Jack Mac's Swill & Grill has issued a football boycott and will not show its games at the bar. Owner Jack MacDonald says he knows he's not about to single-handedly bring down the NFL but felt like it was time to take a stance against the league's seeming forgiveness toward domestic abuse.
5. Dallas Symphony Orchestra pulls out all the stops for momentous AT&T Gala. Cool, crisp temperatures arrived just in time for the 2014 Dallas Symphony Orchestra AT&T Gala at the Meyerson Symphony Center, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Beautifully dressed symphony supporters descended on the Arts District for a momentous evening, which included a surprise appearance by Sarah Ferguson.