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We’ve Added More Songs to the California Soundtrack

It’s Friday. We’ve added more of your picks to our Golden State playlist. Plus, triple-digit temperatures are expected in large…

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Song Hae, Who Survived War and Poverty to Become a Beloved TV Host, Dies at 95

SEOUL — Song Hae, who fled North Korea as a young man during the Korean War, became a beloved television…

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Martha Wainwright Tells a Few Stories She Might Regret

When Martha Wainwright was 14 years old, she moved to New York from her home in Montreal to live with…

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Amid war and destruction, Ukraine is favored to win the wildly popular Eurovision Song Contest.

For 11 weeks, Ukrainians have been braving war, destruction and loss. But on Saturday, they could be celebrating victory: The…

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World

A Guide to Eurovision 2022

LONDON — The Eurovision Song Contest started in 1956 as a friendly music competition between public service television broadcasters and…

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Jorge Drexler’s Music Connects Genres, Generations and Continents

A recent video chat with the songwriter Jorge Drexler quickly turned into a whirlwind music lesson as he demonstrated how…

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An Update to the California Playlist

Customers shopping at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles.Credit...Damian Dovarganes/Associated PressToday I’m back yet again with updates to the ...

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Your Thursday Briefing

A team of investigators on Wednesday cataloged the bodies of people reportedly killed by Russian forces in Bucha, Ukraine.Credit...Daniel ...

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101 of the Best Songs About California

Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg performed “California Gurls” at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.Credit...Mario Anzuoni/ReutersWith its dreamy…

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A Ban on 19 Singers in Egypt Tests the Old Guard’s Power

CAIRO — The song starts out like standard fare for Egyptian pop music: A secret infatuation between two young neighbors…

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