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Haley Reinhart's version of Carole King's "Beautiful" - a bit of a surprise choice from the singer - was good, but not great last night on American Idol.

But we can blame her background singers and ear monitor, neither of which did her any favors. Despite those hiccups, it was a cool arrangement.

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Wednesday on American Idol, Casey Abrams picked "Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll)" from Carole King's catalog - a song made famous by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

While there was no blood, sweat or tears on the stage (well, maybe a little sweat), there was plenty of passion from Casey, who remains a unique performer.

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CBS' Bob Schieffer has come out and said what many in the news industry are probably thinking but are understandably hesitant to go on record about:

That Donald Trump's incessant criticism of President Obama is racially motivated.

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Lauren Alaina was nervous about going for a high note last night.

Interestingly, what she felt were the toughest parts of "Where You Lead (I Will Follow)" - a Carole King classic that later became the Gilmore Girls theme - were actually where she was at her best. Maybe she needs to give herself more credit.

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After a lackluster effort a week ago, Scotty McCreery sought to expand the range of his delivery with his performance of "You've Got a Friend" Wednesday.

While imperfect, it was still a distinct vocal performance that showed improvement from the guy, and that won raves from both the judges and audience.

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Julianne Moore will portray Sarah Palin in the HBO movie Game Change.

While Moore wasn't a name that jumped out at us as a doppelganger for the former Alaska Governor, we know she can act (four Oscar nominations), and based on this promotional photo from the network, she certainly looks the part.

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