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Mexican band Los Bukis to reunite for 1st tour in 25 years

Mexican band Los Bukis to reunite for 1st tour in 25 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Mexican band Los Bukis are reuniting for a concert tour that will bring them together for the first time in 25 years.
News executives protest Trump-era probe with Garland

News executives protest Trump-era probe with Garland

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives from CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post met Monday with Attorney General Merrick Garland to protest the Trump-era Justice Department's efforts to seize phone and email records of journalists.
California adds vacation incentive to spur vaccinations

California adds vacation incentive to spur vaccinations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will offer six “dream vacation” incentives to spur more people to get coronavirus vaccinations, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday on the eve of the state awarding of $15 million in cash prizes.
Jane Austen family link to abolition movement comes to light

Jane Austen family link to abolition movement comes to light

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Jane Austen admirers savor the wit and romance of “Pride and Prejudice” and her other enduring novels, scholars ferret out details of Austen’s life and times, including a family link to slavery that surfaced 50 years ago.
Rethinking tequila: Premium brands aim to change perceptions

Rethinking tequila: Premium brands aim to change perceptions

LONDON (AP) — Love it or hate it, tequila conjures up strong feelings in many drinkers. “Forgive us for the old memories of bad quality tequila!” jokes Antonio Rodriguez, director of production at Patrón Tequila.
Father’s Day gifts that celebrate interests old and new

Father’s Day gifts that celebrate interests old and new

After a pandemic year in which the shape of work and play were transformed, Father’s Day gifts can embrace comforting old favorites or celebrate exciting new interests.

Nonprofit pushes Chicago to build anti-racist arts community

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago nonprofit formed to highlight the lack of leaders of color within the city's arts and cultural systems is asking artists of color to imagine what the nation's third-largest city could look like without stubborn inequities in
Paris Jackson says paparazzi caused her long-term trauma

Paris Jackson says paparazzi caused her long-term trauma

NEW YORK (AP) — Paris Jackson, stopping by “Red Table Talk” for a frank discussion about living under the media glare, reveals she suffers long-term anxiety and trauma from enduring countless camera clicks by paparazzi since she was a child.

Extra COVID vaccine may help protect transplant patients

A small study offers the first hint that an extra dose of COVID-19 vaccines just might give some organ transplant recipients a needed boost in protection.
New this week: Kevin Hart in 'Fatherhood, 'iCarly' & 'Luca'

New this week: Kevin Hart in 'Fatherhood, 'iCarly' & 'Luca'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.