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Doors, Radiohead Preserved by Library of Congress

Albums by The Doors, Radiohead and Lauryn Hill will be preserved by the Library of Congress in recognition of their historical contributions.

The giant federal library in Washington on Tuesday named 25 new entries to its National Recording Registry, which will preserve the best available copies to safeguard for posterity.

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'The Prodigy' still Fighting War on Pop, 25 Years on

Twenty-five years after gate-crashing the British music scene with a furious mix of punk attitude and electronic beats, The Prodigy is not finished with its war on bubble-gum pop.

The Prodigy is offering its latest dose of electronic music -- the punchy, aggressive variety and not the mainstream formula that dominates airwaves -- with the band's first album in six years, "The Day Is My Enemy," which comes out on Monday.

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Ferrell, Hart Defend 'Get Hard' after a Jolt of Criticism

In the annals of film festival flops — from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes — the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy.

After the film premiered last week at the South By Southwest Film Festival, during a Q&A with director Etan Cohen, an audience member voiced not so much a question as a harsh judgment. "This film seems racist," he said, using an expletive. Another audience member also asked if the film, about a hedge fund manager (Ferrell) who witlessly hires a law-abiding acquaintance (Hart) to prepare him for maximum security prison after being sentenced for fraud, was perpetuating stereotypes.

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Van Halen Announces Tour after Cancellations

Hard rock giants Van Halen on Tuesday announced an extensive North American tour, three years after the band canceled dates due to exhaustion.

Van Halen, known for energetic party songs in the 1980s such as "Jump" and "Panama," will open the tour on July 5 in Seattle.

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Lauren Bacall's Life Posessions on Sale in New York

Everything but the kitchen sink would be one way to describe the staggering array of possessions owned by Lauren Bacall that go under the hammer in New York next week.

From fine art to kitchenware, from avant garde to the kitsch: hundreds of items collected and loved by the Hollywood siren go on sale Tuesday and Wednesday at Bonhams auction house.

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Gruelling Work No Fairy Tale on Turkey's Famed Soap Operas

Featuring heartthrob heroes, emancipated heroines and picturesque scenery, Turkish television drama series have taken the world by storm, gaining faithful audiences in dozens of countries across Europe, the Middle East and even the Americas.

But life on the sets of the dramas -- with episodes that can last up to three hours in series of up to 50 parts -- is not all glitz and glamour. 

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'X-Files' Returns after 13-Year 'Commercial Break'

Cult sci-fi TV show "The X-Files" is returning for six new episodes, 13 years after David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson's last outing as agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series -- which ran for nine seasons, or over 200 episodes between 1993 and 2002 -- will begin production this summer with the original stars, broadcaster Fox said.

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Grueling Work no Fairy Tale on Turkey's Famed Soap Operas

Featuring heartthrob heroes, emancipated heroines and picturesque scenery, Turkish television drama series have taken the world by storm, gaining faithful audiences in dozens of countries across Europe, the Middle East and even the Americas.

But life on the sets of the dramas -- with episodes that can last up to three hours in series of up to 50 parts -- is not all glitz and glamour. 

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James Corden Plays Nice in Bow as 'Late Late Show' Host

James Corden began his foray as the "Late Late Show" host with a schoolboy's giggle and a bid to endear himself to viewers as a nice English bloke looking for a little American TV love.

Guests Tom Hanks and Mila Kunis joined the cause Monday, with videotaped cameos from celebrities including Meryl Streep, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jay Leno.

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Actor Shashi Kapoor to Receive India's Highest Cinema Honor

Shashi Kapoor, a scion of a legendary Bollywood family who started acting as a child and became a box-office star and successful film producer, was named Monday to receive the highest honor in Indian cinema.

The Dada Saheb Phalke Award will be given to Kapoor for making an outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

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