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'American Idol': Where Are They Now?

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

Sanjaya Malakar tends bar in the East Village. Camile Velasco worked at a Subway in Los Angeles. A.J. Gil became homeless. And Jessica Sierra checked ...

Man Who Killed Neighbor Over Motorcycle Wants Stay Of Execution

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.02.2012 | Crime

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas man was spared from the death chamber Wednesday after a federal appeals court refused to overturn a district judge's...

Alleged Victim Of Hacking Scandal Arrested

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Journalists working at one of Britain's feistiest tabloids do exaggerate headlines, dramatize reporting and occasionally go too far, t...

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Women rule this week. Gillian Welch, ‪Beyoncé‬, and Dolly Parton dig for Americana, country, and pop gold, while Selena Gomez gives the tweens another dose of Disney. Poor American Idol David Cook doesn't have a fighting chance.

WATCH: How Many 'American Idol' Winners Can You Name?

Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy

Oh, yeah, I remember him. He was on that show, right? He won, or got married, or ate a bug, or got fired by Donald Trump or something? Yeah, he's grea...

Why You (and I) Shouldn't Root for Jacob Lusk to Win American Idol

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 06.05.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

You think you want Jacob to win, but really you (and I) don't. Many think that winning American Idol is the best way to launch Lusk's eventual career, but Mo'Kelly is here to tell you that it most likely isn't.

Monday Will Never Be The Same: Conversations With Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik, David Gray and Josiah Leming

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Goo Goo Doll's John Rzeznik's has some advice for up-and-coming acts: "Don't worry about getting famous because that means nothing. There are a lot of really useless people in this world that are famous."

2010: The Year We Make Contact

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Can the music business take a page from the movie industry's playbook and figure out how to reconnect people to music in a more personal way?

Meatless Monday: Green Grass Roots And A Beacon of Hope From Signal Mountain

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

The world's leaders did not come together for us in Copenhagen. The folks of Signal Mountain, Tennessee did. Signal Mountain, population 7,500, is th...

No Grinch will ruin Carrie Underwood's Holiday

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Underwood has been a busy girl. The recent host of the Country Music Association Awards, talks about recent controversy and what it's like to host her own special

Idol David Cook's Brother Dies Of Cancer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

After battling cancer for more than a decade, David Cook's brother, Adam, died Saturday, the American Idol winner announced Sunday morning before the ...

One Last Look Back: The 10 Most Ridiculous, Shameful, or Generally Unfortunate People and Events of 2008

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

Well, it could've been worse. As 2008 mercifully ends, we're left to ponder a year in which the real and the surreal were pretty much indistinguishable, where insanity actually became tedium.

Paul Simon's Lyrics & The Case Of The Vanishing Compact Disc

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The problem of compact discs disappearing from the marketplace is worse than it was only a year ago. Store buyers just ain't a-buyin' from the labels, and it's looking grim all over.

Glamour Women of the Year: Condi, Kidman & Chimps...oh my!

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

The Glamour Women of the Year Awards filled Carnegie Hall with a slew of A-listers from the art world, Hollywood, and Washington, as well as some international activists ready to inspire the audience into...change.

David Cook And Archuleta On First Kisses (One Has Never Been Kissed)

Seventeen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Davids of "American Idol" did Q&As with Seventeen. Archuleta, 17, was the runner-up in "American Idol" and it turns out he's even more innocent th...

Robin Hood Foundation: Raising My Spirits And Raising The Bar

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

Last Tuesday marked the annual Robin Hood Foundation Gala. And I, by some mysterious twist of fate, got invited. If you're not familiar, Robin Hood is...

"American Idol" In New York: David Cook And David Archuleta Sing The Phone Book

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

American Idol winner David Cook and runner up David Archuleta appeared on Thursday's "TRL." Host Damien Fahey relived some of the comments they receiv...

"American Idol" Love: David Cook Goes Out With Kimberly Caldwell

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — David Cook says he's dating an "American Idol" alum. The newly crowned "Idol" winner said Tuesday on "Live With Regis and Kelly" that...

The World I Knew: Why It's Time for Hillary Clinton To Go

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

At no point have I honestly succumbed to the notion that Hillary Clinton would make a bad president. Until now.

David Archuleta: Overbearing Dad Reports Were "Really Weird"

E! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

What David Archuleta wants to know is, why in the world wouldn't he be able to fetch a glass of water for himself? "I heard one thing where [his dad,...

American Idol Finally...I Mean Finale

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

I must say I was surprised and pleased that David Cook won. Not that I disliked Archuleta. He could certainly sing Dan Fogelberg songs. It's just that, well...I'm not twelve.

American Idol Finalists: The Davids Do "Risky Business" For Guitar Hero Commercial (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Guitar Hero, the wildly popular play-along video game, debuted two new ads during the "American Idol" finals. David Cook and David Archuleta each star...

American Idol Finals: David Wins It All!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The show's producers may have told us it's been a lot closer than we believed (with only one million votes separating the Davids two weeks ago), but this is what I think: a tie goes to Archuleta.

"American Idol" Winner: David Cook

AP | BY LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The grown-up rocker triumphed over the smooth-voiced kid as David Cook claimed the "American Idol" title Wednesday, and it wasn't ...

"American Idol" Finale: Judges Crown David Archuleta Winner (VIDEOS)

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

***Scroll down for video of Tuesday's final performances*** NEW YORK (AP) _ Each of the dueling Davids raised his game on Tuesday's "American Idol," ...