Trump-endorsed Nebraska gubernatorial candidate accused of sexual misconduct
One of the front-runners in Nebraska's GOP gubernatorial primary is Trump-endorsed Charles Herbster, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa joins "Red and Blue" to discuss the race.news.yahoo.com
Children say toddler's death was accident, plead to save mom from execution: "She's innocent"
Melissa Lucio, a mother of 14 who was convicted of her toddler's death, is set to be executed April 27. Her children say it was an accident, and nearly half of her state's lawmakers want the execution to be stopped. Lilia Luciano reports.news.yahoo.com
After third suicide attempt US soldier says: 'I didn't care about anything'
Sgt. Meadow Adkins received mental health treatment following her third attempt at suicide. She hopes her story helps others. Correction: An earlier version of this video displayed incorrect hours for the Military Crisis Line.news.yahoo.com
NY mobster who escaped federal custody rearrested in Florida
A New York mobster who escaped federal custody in Florida has been rearrested, officials said. Dominic Taddeo, 64, a Rochester organized crime figure who killed three men in the 1980s and tried to kill two others, was apprehended “without incident” in Hialeah on Monday, the U.S. Marshals service said in a news release. Taddeo was in the final year of his sentence when he escaped from a federal halfway house in Orlando on March 28.news.yahoo.com
Ex-‘American Idol’ star charged in fatal crash still in jail
The former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck, killing him, will remain in a South Carolina jail while toxicology results from state investigators are still pending, a judge said Thursday. Circuit Judge Daniel Hall ended the hearing without setting bond for 17-year-old Caleb Kennedy, according to news outlets. Officials said Kennedy on Feb. 8 inhaled marijuana from a vape pen before he drove up a residential driveway and ran over Larry Duane Parris outside the workshop where the 54-year-old repaired boats in Spartanburg County.news.yahoo.com
Carrie Underwood Fans Have A Lot of Feelings After Learning About the Singer's iHeart Radio Awards Nominations
Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean's song "If I Didn't Love You" is a hit among fans. Now the record is nominated for two iHeart Radio Music Awards and fans have a lot to say.countryliving.com
Idol Breaker: Singing San Antonio drag performer Ada Vox makes the jump to new reality series
Ada Vox, the drag queen who grabbed the national spotlight by finishing in the top eight on the 2018 season of American Idol, is back. Vox is one of 14 international drag performers on the RuPaul-produced series Queen of the Universe, where she’s competing for a $250,000 prize. We called Vox to talk about the show and her work to build a singing career that transcends competition shows. Lip syncing is a more common form of drag performance than actual singing, and Queen of the Universe is being billed as the first singing competition for drag performers. Well, as many people may know, singing drag queens are not exactly at every street corner.outinsa.com
‘American Idol’ star Chris Daughtry’s stepdaughter Hannah, 25, found dead in Nashville: reports
Former "American Idol" finalist Chris Daughtry abruptly flew home to Nashville on Friday after learning his 25-year-old stepdaughter Hannah Daughtry had been found dead, according to reports.news.yahoo.com
San Antonio ‘American Idol’ drag performer Ada Vox will compete on new ‘Queen of the Universe’ series
After slaying her way into the top eight of American Idol a few years back, many predicted big things for San Antonio native Ada Vox, the long-running singing competition’s first drag queen contestant. Vox has joined a cast of 14 international drag performers competing for a $250,000 prize on the new Paramount+ singing contest series Queen of the Universe, Entertainment Weekly reports. Vox isn’t the only Queen diva with previous reality TV experience, however. What sets Queen apart from other TV drag contests is that it’s primarily a singing competition, according to EW. “It’s a global aspect that we’ve never seen before, and it’s a singing competition; no one is lip-syncing, they’re all singing their own tunes,” Williams told EW.outinsa.com
Kellyanne Conway’s teenage daughter auditions for ‘American Idol’ on Sunday’s premiere
Claudia Conway wants to become the next American Idol. Claudia Conway wants to become the next American Idol. The 16-year-old daughter of Donald Trump’s former adviser Kellyanne Conway, will audition during an episode of American Idol that is set to air Sunday, Feb. 14, the show confirmed on Twitter. The new season of “American Idol” will premiere at 8/7 p.m. CT on Sunday, Feb. 14, on ABC. RELATED: Katy Perry Gets Choked Up Over Heartwarming Audition in ‘American Idol’ Season 3 Premiere
Lebanese teen from Beirut joins global pop band
Nour Ardakani, a teenage singer from Lebanon, gives an interview to The Associated Press in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Ardakani became the latest to join a global pop band formed by Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls and American Idol, which aims to transform young unknowns into internet superstars. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)DUBAI – A teenage singer from Lebanon this week became the latest to join a global pop band formed by Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls and “American Idol,” which aims to transform young unknowns into internet superstars. Ardakani scored the 16th spot in the band after a series of Zoom auditions from quarantine that drew talented contenders from the Middle East. The band, similar to Fuller’s previous projects in show business, represents a career kick-starting platform for those dreaming of being catapulted from obscurity to teen pop fame.
Texas American Idol auditions take place online this weekend; Heres how to reserve your spot
SAN ANTONIO No need to wait in a long line this year to try to become the next American Idol. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, auditions will take place virtually and Texas auditions are scheduled for Aug. 22. America Idol': Katy Perry and Luke Bryan join Lionel Richie for historic performance of We Are the World'If you are interested you must sign up on the American Idol website and reserve a time slot. Once registered, be sure you have a Zoom account because, on the day of the audition, you will be provided a link to get in. Apple music launching shows with Snoop Dogg, Shania TwainAnd if you miss out on the Texas auditions this weekend -- no worries -- you can register to audition on any date that works for you.
'American Idol' 2019 winner Laine Hardy diagnosed with virus
Laine Hardy, the 2019 winner of American Idol, says he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 but his symptoms are mild and he is recovering under home quarantine. This wasnt what I expected on the first day of summer, the 19-year-old singer from Livingston, Louisiana, wrote on his Facebook page and on Instagram. My doctor confirmed I have Coronavirus, but my symptoms are mild." Hardy also recently completed a virtual tour that was watched by more than 2 million viewers. Acoustic versions of his new songs Ground I Grew Up On and Let There Be Country will debut on Friday.
Katy Perry Jokes About 'Social Distancing' With 'American Idol' Judges: 'If We Don't Laugh We Cry'
Katy Perry is keeping her sense of humor amid the coronavirus scare. However, given the current context of coronavirus concerns, Perry couldn't help but address the closeness while sharing a clip of the moment to Twitter. Ration your [popcorn emoji] and cozy up to the [television emoji], six feet away preferred," Perry wrote, adding "(If we don’t laugh, we cry)." RELATED CONTENT:Pregnant Katy Perry Heads Home to be With Orlando Bloom Amid Coronavirus OutbreakKaty Perry Admits She 'Wasn't Ready' to Have Kids a Couple Years AgoKaty Perry Shares Pregnancy News With Fellow 'American Idol' Judges: Watch! Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and More Celebs Send Encouraging Words to Fans Amid Coronavirus Fears