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Carrie Underwood’s Post-Baby Return to the Stage Captured on ABC’s “CMA Music Festival” Special

Donn Jones/CMACarrie Underwood was anxious to get back in front of her fans at last month's CMA Music Festival in Nashville. The performance at LP Field was one of Carrie's first public appearances since giving birth to her son, Isaiah, earlier this...

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July 31st, 2015

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Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockChris Young has signed on a title sponsor of the 29th Annual Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament coming up Monday, August 17 at Old Natchez Country Club in Franklin, Tennessee. Chris has served as a caddy at the event...

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July 31st, 2015

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Chris Young Taps into Universal Themes of Love and Desire on “I’m Comin’ Over”

Sony Music NashvilleIf you've ever gone through a breakup or gotten back together with an old flame, Chris Young thinks you'll probably identify with the longing portrayed in his latest single, "I'm Comin' Over." He says, "It's all first person, so it...

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July 31st, 2015

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US Officials Want Dentist Who Admitted to Killing Cecil the Lion to Contact Them ‘Immediately’

Adam Bettcher/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Walter Palmer, the American dentist who recently admitted to killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, is now being sought by U.S. officials who want him to contact them "immediately.""The U.S. Fish & Wildli...

Carmen Cox

July 30th, 2015

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Blue Moon: What Makes Friday’s Moon So Special

somchaisom/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- There's a reason why "once in a blue moon" is a saying and the night sky on Friday will prove it.A blue moon is defined as any time there is a second full moon during a calendar month, according to NASA. While ...

Louis Milman

July 30th, 2015

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Man Arrested After Six Stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- Police arrested a man on Thursday accused of stabbing six people at the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade.A police spokesperson identified the suspect as Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to 1...

Louis Milman

July 30th, 2015

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Mexico City Bans Cages, Restraints at Facilities for People With Disabilities

ABC News traveled to Mexico City, Mexico, with Disability Rights International recently as the advocacy group investigated the conditions of state-funded facilities where children, some of them with disabilities, are left to grow up. ABC News(MEXICO C...

Louis Milman

July 30th, 2015

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MH370 Probe: Recovered Airplane Part May Hold Clues About How Jet Went Down, Expert Says

(NEW YORK) -- The type of damage sustained by a piece of airplane debris that washed ashore on an island near Madagascar suggests that the plane likely did not suffer a high-speed, nose-down impact, one expert tells ABC News.The debris, which engineers...

Louis Milman

July 30th, 2015

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Kristian Bush Teaming Up with Rita Wilson for ACM Lifting Lives Benefit Show in West Hollywood

David McClister/Sweet Talk PRKristian Bush is teaming up with actress/singer Rita Wilson, the wife of Tom Hanks, for an Academy of Country Music benefit concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. The show will take place Thursday, Augus...

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July 30th, 2015

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Keith Urban Gives Unprecedented Access to His Creative Process in New Documentary Short

CMAKeith Urban has released a new documentary short revealing how he created his new single, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16." In the feature, Keith can be seen working out the foundation of the track on acoustic guitar, bass and a drum track. Th...

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July 30th, 2015

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Malaysia Airlines 370 Searchers Treating Debris as Major Lead

YANNICK PITOU/AFP/Getty Images(CANBERRA, Australia) -- Investigators are treating a piece of airplane debris that washed ashore on a small French island near Madagascar as a major lead in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the Australian depu...

Jeanette Torres

July 30th, 2015

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Plagues of Locusts Darken Skies, Threaten Crops in Southern Russia

moodboard/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- Plagues of locusts are swarming large areas of southern Russia, threatening thousands of acres of crops and in some places darkening the skies.A video shot by a local man in Achikulak, a village in the Stavropol region, ...

Jeanette Torres

July 30th, 2015

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Hunting Club Suspends Dentist Who Admitted to Killing Cecil the Lion

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Walter Palmer, the American dentist who recently admitted to killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has been suspended from a prominent international hunting club.Safari Club International, an organization formed to prote...

Jeanette Torres

July 30th, 2015

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Google Internet Balloons Bring Universal Internet Access to Sri Lanka

A photo from Project Loon by Google. (Project Loon/Google+)(NEW YORK) — Sri Lanka is set to become the first country with universal Internet access after the island nation signed on to use Google's stratospheric internet beaming balloons to cove...

Carmen Cox

July 30th, 2015

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MH370 Probe: Tattered Suitcase Recovered Near Wreckage

(NEW YORK) -- Just hours after a recovering what appeared to be part of a Boeing 777 -- debris investigators believe could be connected to the MH370 investigation -- a worker stumbled upon what looked to be a tattered piece of luggage on the same beach...

Jeanette Torres

July 30th, 2015

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MH370 Search: A Look at the Plane Part That Was Found

(NEW YORK) — What appears to be a part of a Boeing 777 recovered on an island near Madagascar has sparked renewed interest in the ongoing MH370 investigation.What exactly is the piece that was found? Malaysia Airlines referred to the airplane com...

Carmen Cox

July 30th, 2015

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