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Korean group BTS appears at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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K-pop sensation BTS is going on a break but promises to return

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Dave Smith, center, photographed attending the 2015 North American Music Merchants convention in Anaheim, Calif. Pete Brown/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Remembering Dave Smith, inventor of MIDI and the Prophet-5 synthesizer

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Sotheby's is auctioning a special, fireproof copy of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale. Proceeds will go to support PEN America's work opposing book bans. Sotheby's hide caption

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The Tampa Bay Rays' logo got a rainbow makeover to celebrate Pride, which most players sported at a game against the Chicago White Sox at Tropicana Field on June 4. Julio Aguilar/Getty Images hide caption

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, written by Judith Viorst with illustrations by Ray Cruz, was published 50 years ago. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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For 50 years, Alexander's been having terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days

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Korean band BTS appears at the daily press briefing with Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, to discuss Asian inclusion and representation, and addressing anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Artis Stevens, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, says MacKenzie's Scott's gift to the mentoring organization will be "transformative." Big Brothers Big Sisters of America hide caption

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More TV shows depict abortion but few resemble real life

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Skylar Tang, a 16-year-old from the San Francisco Bay area, is the winner of the Dr. J. Douglas White Composing & Arranging Contest. John Clayton/ Skylar Tang hide caption

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Who says big band jazz is for old people? Not this teenage composer.

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