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American Idol Season 12 drew the smallest ratings in show history.

But, as proven by Karen Elaine Harrelson and Gregory L. Stambaugh, that doesn't mean the battle between Candice Glover and Kree Harrison didn't elicit some serious emotion.

Candice Glover and Kree Harrison

According to The York Dispatch, these two were watching last week's Idol finale (and drinking) when they got into an argument over who should win.

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The Boy Scouts of America have voted to allow gay Scouts to join the ranks.

According to multiple media sources, the scouting organization decided, by a 61-38 vote, to eliminate sexual orientation as youth membership criterion.

Under the new ruling, gay Scout leaders are still prohibited, however.

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The Boy Scouts of America's National Council's decision to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys came amid a firestorm of controversy.

One that likely won't end with this particular vote, either.

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On February 14, Timothy "Tim Dog" Blair was reported dead, with sources as reputable as Rolling Stone reporting he passed away from a diabetes-related seizure.

But Esther Pilgrim believes otherwise: she says the ex-rapper faked his death in order to swindle her out of $32,000.

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Blair and Pilgrim met through an online dating site and the former pleaded guilty in 2011 to defrauding Pilgrim into funding his supposedly resurrected music career.

Tim Dog was ordered to pay $19,000 in restitution over a five-year period, money he did fork over to Pilgrim in various installments… until his supposed death in February.

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Ah, prom season. This annual, awkward rite of passage may be winding down, but it lives on in photos for President Barack Obama and countless other celebs.

Time unearthed this classic photo from the future President's 1979 prom in Hawaii. Take a look at the 17-year-old with his date and another couple:

Obama Prom Photo

Kelli Allman, second from left, says Obama spent his H.S. days studying, playing basketball (as a player on the varsity team) and hanging out with his friends.

Allman shares, "It was a really fun, happy time. We were all cracking up, and everyone was smiling. It was pretty typical from there out as far as what happens at prom."

"Dinner and, dancing and the photos, all of that."

Not to mention great hair on the Prez. Take a look at a ton more celebrity prom photos, young and old, after the jump, and see if you can ID them all!

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A man believed to be a British soldier was hacked to death in broad daylight by two men with a cleaver in what officials are calling a terrorist attack.

As the victim, dressed in what looked to be a T-shirt for Help for Heroes, a charity for military veterans, lay dying, one of the attackers found a camera.

"We swear by almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you until you leave us alone," said a meat-cleaver-wielding man with bloody hands.

"The only reasons we killed this man ... is because Muslims are dying daily," he added. "This British soldier is an eye for an eye, a tooth for tooth."

One witness, Michael Atlee, described the gruesome, frenzied and ultimately fatal sequence of events Wednesday afternoon as "a bloody mess."

British Prime David Cameron called it a terrorist attack.

"We will never buckle to terror," he wrote on Twitter.

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Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries really kicked the proverbial hornet's nest.

By remarking, basically, that his clothing company caters only to "the cool kids" and he doesn't want any fat girls in his stores, he caused a major uproar.

Stars like Kirstie Alley and Ellen slammed A&F for sending such a message, and now a blogger named Jes (a.k.a. The Militant Baker) has upped the ante.

Attractive and Fat

Recreating popular topless Abercrombie ads (and wearing their clothes) in a series of photos, the Size-22 Jess says A&F should stand for "Attractive & Fat."

She published the images - which should make Jeffries cringe - on her blog, with an open letter to the company lamenting its stance on "larger people."

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A D.C. man used Craigslist last weekend to find a wedding date, and ... ended up having the best time ever! We know, we can't believe that either.

Jake the Huffington Post that he can thank his friends. Why?

Craiglist Wedding Date

They shared his Craigslist ad on Facebook, and a woman he'd previously volunteered with at Dreams for Kids D.C. sent him a private message.

With a request to be his date. And he accepted. And it ruled!

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A video of an Oklahoma mom's tearful reunion with her son after Monday's tornado has gone viral, and for good reason, given the situation at hand.

After the Oklahoma tornado hit the city of Moore, just outside Oklahoma City, two severely damaged elementary schools left parents fearing the worst.

Trenda Purcell, who found both her kids safe, was one of the lucky moms.

In what could very well become an iconic moment from this tragedy, Purcell's reunion with Kamden, 8, was captured in this emotional video:

As the mom of two told CBS This Morning, she walked over a mile to find Kamden outside Briarwood Elementary School, where he is in first grade.

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A judge has ruled that a Texas lesbian couple can't cohabitate, or live together, because of a morality clause in one of the women's divorce papers.

Such a clause is common in divorce cases in Texas and other states.


It is designed as an actual legal means of preventing a divorced parent from having a romantic partner spend the night while children are in the home.

If a couple marries, they can get out from under the legal provision, but that's not an option for gay couples in Texas, where gay marriage is not legal.

In the divorce of Carolyn and Joshua Compton, Collin County District Judge John Roach Jr. enforced the terms detailed in their 2011 divorce papers.

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A Utah woman is courting controversy by reprimanding 10-year-old for bullying - by giving her a taste of her own medicine, public humiliation style.

Ally Olsen, 41, discovered that her fiance’s 10-year-old daughter, Kaylee, had been bullying a classmate because of the way she dressed.

As a result, the victim no longer wanted to come to school. When Ally heard this, she was upset at Kaylee, and responded in unorthodox fashion.

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"I confronted Kaylee who explained that she had called another girl ‘sleazy’ for wearing Daisy Duke shorts and a tank top," Olsen told Yahoo! Shine.

"We’ve taught Kaylee to dress conservatively but never to be judgmental.”

Olsen said Kaylee was unapologetic, so grounding her "wouldn’t resonate.” So she took action, and took her to the thrift shop. Macklemore would be proud.

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