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  • Reba, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean Featured on ABC’s "All Access Nashville" Special

    Reba, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean Featured on ABC’s "All Access Nashville" Special

    Reba, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and her group Pistol Annies are opening up their lives and homes for ABC’s All Access Nashville with Katie Couric. The hour-long special airs Friday, October 26 at 9:01 p.m. ET. Luke Bryan, Martina McBride and Jason Aldean are also taking part in the show, which is part of ABC’s ramp up to the 46th Annual CMA Awards airing on the network Thursday, November 1. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Xbox Runaways from Iowa Found in Eureka, Ill.

    Xbox Runaways from Iowa Found in Eureka, Ill.

    (EUREKA, Ill.) — Four Iowa teens who ran away from home after meeting on Xbox were arrested Tuesday and charged with trespassing at an abandoned home in Eureka, Ill., nearly 360 miles away from home. The two boys and two girls who ranged in age from 13 to 16 disappeared together Saturday. Before that day, the boys had never met the girls in person, their families told ABC News. The families haven’t spoken directly with their children since they left, but got word today that the teens were being held at the Woodford County Correctional Facility. When the phone call […]

  • Airline Employee Sentenced to Life for Role in Drug-Smuggling Ring

    Airline Employee Sentenced to Life for Role in Drug-Smuggling Ring

    (NEW YORK) — A former American Airlines baggage handler was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison for his role in leading a vast, multi-million dollar drug-smuggling ring known as the “Bourne Organization” and using the airline as his “personal narcotics shuttle service,” federal officials said. The Department of Justice said that Victor Bourne, a Barbadian national, had been convicted of leading a group that smuggled as much as 150 kilograms of cocaine from the Caribbean through New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport over nearly 10 years. In the far-reaching scheme, federal officials said the Bourne Organization would pay […]

  • Planned Parenthood Says Abortion Foes Used Fake Website

    Planned Parenthood Says Abortion Foes Used Fake Website

    (NEW YORK) — Planned Parenthood is accusing the anti-abortion group Live Action of creating a fraudulent website purporting to offer late-term abortion services for “VIP women,” in order to collect confidential medical information. According to Planned Parenthood, a woman posing as a potential donor arranged meetings with Planned Parenthood staffers in Washington earlier this month and then asked politically-pointed questions about federal funding for abortions and late-term abortions. “Very quickly the questions she was asking and the website she had for her medical clinic and other information caused us to suspect that she was engaged in a very elaborate hoax, […]

  • Trayvon Martin’s Parents Seek Changes to ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

    Trayvon Martin’s Parents Seek Changes to ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

    (SANFORD, Fla.) — The parents of Trayvon Martin have launched a campaign to change the “stand your ground” law being used as a defense by the man who killed their son in February. Trayvon Martin was unarmed when he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a Sanford, Fla., neighborhood watch volunteer who said he killed the 17-year-old on lawful grounds. The law allows people to use force in self-defense when they perceive a threat without first having to try to flee the threat. Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton filmed a video for their new website, ChangeforTrayvon.com, in which they […]

  • Baby Gabriel’s Mother Used Him as a Pawn in Custody Battle, Said Prosecutors

    Baby Gabriel’s Mother Used Him as a Pawn in Custody Battle, Said Prosecutors

    (TEMPE, Ariz.) — Nearly three years after 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson was reported missing in San Antonio, Texas, prosecutors say his mother used him as a pawn against his biological father because she was angry at him and wanted to hurt him in the aftermath of their relationship. Closing arguments were heard on Tuesday in the trial of baby Gabriel’s mother, Elizabeth Johnson, 26, in Superior Court of Maricopa County in Arizona. Johnson has pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping, custodial interference and conspiracy in the December 2009 disappearance of her son. Johnson had been embroiled in a custody battle […]

  • Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

    Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

    (NEW YORK) — Green Party candidate Jill Stein and her vice presidential running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested at the Hofstra University debate site Tuesday as they protested their exclusion from the second presidential debate. Stein and Honkala were jailed for disorderly conduct around 3 p.m.  when they were blocked by police officers as they attempted to enter the debate hall, according to Stein’s campaign manager, Ben Manski. Manski and the Nassau County Police Department both said that it was unclear when Stein and Honkala would be released, but Manski added they could remain jailed until midnight. “The arrest was […]