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  • ‘Our Hearts Are Broken Today,’ President Obama Says

    ‘Our Hearts Are Broken Today,’ President Obama Says

    (WASHINGTON) — Wiping away tears for the victims of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, President Obama came to the White House briefing room Friday afternoon to mourn the victims of this morning’s carnage. “The majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old,” the president said, pausing to collect himself as tears began to stream from his eyes. “They had their entire lives ahead of them — birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own.” The president noted that “among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives […]

  • Marine Amputee ‘Humiliated’ on Delta Flight

    Marine Amputee ‘Humiliated’ on Delta Flight

    (WASHINGTON) — A Marine, a double amputee, on a Delta Airlines flight earlier this month was reportedly treated poorly and humiliated by airline staff. Marine Lance Cpl. Christian Brown was on Delta flight 504 from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.  Army Col. Nickey Knighton, a fellow passenger and veteran, sent a complaint to Delta Airlines about Brown’s treatment. The complaint was obtained by the Washington Post. The Post reports that Brown was “clumsily wheeled to the back row of the plane” and “humiliated to the point of tears.”  Although fellow passengers in first class attempted to give up their seats in […]

  • Country Stars Offer Thoughts and Prayers for Connecticut School Shooting

    Country Stars Offer Thoughts and Prayers for Connecticut School Shooting

    Country stars offer their thoughts and prayers to those affected by the school shooting in Newtown, CT through Twitter: Blake Shelton — “Stand strong and stand united everyone… We are Americans and we are better than this. What a sad sad disgusting day this is…” Miranda Lambert — “I’m praying for those babies and all the victims of the Connecticut shooting. May God bring peace to the families.” Lady Antebellum — “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families and everyone affected in Connecticut. #newtown” Kix Brooks — “Just being a part of the human race, makes me […]

  • "Billboard" Reveals Year-End Country Charts for 2012

    "Billboard" Reveals Year-End Country Charts for 2012

    Billboard has revealed their year-end chart numbers for 2012, and Taylor Swift is sitting atop the Country Albums tally with nearly three million copies of Red sold this year. Taylor is also Billboard‘s #1 Country Artist of 2012. When it comes to top artists on Billboard‘s Country Songs chart, Luke Bryan reigns supreme, thanks to his three hits on the year-end Country Songs chart — “Drunk on You,” “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye” and “I Don’t Want This Night to End.” Luke’s album, tailgates & tanlines, is also second behind Taylor among this year’s bestselling country albums. Josh Turner tops the year-end […]

  • Scotty McCreery Bonds with President Obama Over College Basketball

    Scotty McCreery Bonds with President Obama Over College Basketball

    Scotty McCreery made a quick trip to Washington, D.C. recently to tape his appearance on TNT’s Christmas in Washington.  According to People, Scotty sang “Santa Claus Is Back in Town” for the audience, which included President Obama and his family in the first row. Scotty, who is a student at North Carolina State University, bonded with UNC Tar Heels fan Obama over college basketball.  He told the commander-in-chief, “When you make your annual NCAA bracket this year, show the Wolfpack some love.” Scotty also got in some sightseeing during his trip and even paid a visit to Children’s National Medical […]

  • Conn. Elementary School Shooting: 27 People Dead, Mostly Children

    Conn. Elementary School Shooting: 27 People Dead, Mostly Children

    (NEWTOWN, Conn.) — More than two dozen people, mostly elementary school children, were shot and killed at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school this morning, federal and state sources tell ABC News. The massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School involved two gunmen and prompted the town of Newtown to lock down all of its schools and draw SWAT teams to the school, authorities said today. One shooter is dead and a manhunt is on for a second gunman. Police are searching cars. One shooter was described as a 24-year-old armed with four weapons and wearing a bullet vest, sources told […]

  • Country Music Hall of Fame Closed January 22 to February 6, 2013 Due to Expansion Project

    Country Music Hall of Fame Closed January 22 to February 6, 2013 Due to Expansion Project

    If you’re planning a trip to Nashville between January 22 and February 6, you’ll unfortunately miss out on the chance to visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. The building will be closed during that time for improvements and other preparations as part of its ongoing expansion project that will double the Hall of Fame’s exhibit space. The project is expected to be completed in early 2014. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio