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Film Critic Kenneth Turan Picks 54 Films That Are 'Not To Be Missed'

Turan says movies are like friends — they speak to you, and can even change your life. In his new book, he shares some personal favorites, and explains why the magic of the movies endures.

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Chart-Topping 'Chapel Of Love' Turns 50

In 1964, a teenage girl group from New Orleans proved to be The Beatles' biggest competition, knocking the Fab Four out of the No. 1 spot on the charts.

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John Green's 'Stars' Shines Bright On The Silver Screen

The Fault in Our Stars hits cinemas this week, causing mass outbursts of tears. Author John Green based the character on a real-life girl with cancer — and his own feelings of growing up an outsider.

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A Year After Snowden, U.S. Tech Losing Trust Overseas

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U.S. World War II veteran Arden C. Earll, 89, of Erie, Pa., landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, with the 29th Infantry Division. A crowd applauds as he arrives at a ceremony in honor of the division Wednesday in La Cambe, France, as part of the commemoration of the 70th D-Day anniversary. Claude Paris/AP hide caption

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70 Years On, A Normandy Village Honors Aging WWII Veterans

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The Secret's In The Sugar: Lower-Alcohol Wines Are Taking Off

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One Summer's Day New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
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As Brazil Barrels Toward World Cup, Brazilians Aren't Feeling It

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Chart-Topping 'Chapel Of Love' Turns 50

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