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Title: Make A Difference Day
When: 10/25/2013 - 10/26/2013
Description: Volunteers are called to donate time and energy to service projects at agencies across the country during Make A Difference Day - a National Day of Doing Good.
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  • Freed Hostage Peter Theo Curtis Arrives Back in United States

    Nancy Curtis Speaks with ABC's Amy Robach. Photo Credit: ABC News(BOSTON) -- American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held captive for nearly two years by Syrian militants believed to be allied with Jabhat al-Nusra, returned to the United States Tuesday, two days after his captors released him, his family said.

    Curtis, 45, flew from Tel Aviv, arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport late Tuesday afternoon, and then flew on to Logan International Airport in Boston, where he met his mother, Nancy Curtis, according to a statement from his family.


  • Hurricanes on Both Coasts Bring Dangerous Surf

    iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hurricanes in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans are primed to make their closest approaches to the continental United States this week, and while they aren't expected to make landfall, they could still bring choppy surf and dangerous waters.

    Hurricane Marie is currently a category 2 hurricane with max sustained winds at 100 mph, and will be no direct threat to land as it moves out to sea in the Eastern Pacific. However, the storm will likely bring large waves and rip currents to the Southern California coast from 800 miles offshore.

  • Alleged Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Arrested for Third Time this Month

    iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) -- Alleged repeat stowaway Marilyn Hartman was arrested Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on a criminal trespass charge, according to police.

    It was the third time the 62-year-old, who has a history of trying to board planes without a ticket, has been arrested this month.

    Airport employees recognized Hartman loitering around 11:30 a.m. in terminal 4 near the baggage claim area, according to Phoenix police, who said she was not in possession of a ticket.

    The arrest came after Hartman was caught on Aug. 14 trying to enter a...

  • Chris Young Sees "Lonely Eyes" Play Out at His Favorite Bar

    RCA NashvilleEven though Chris Young didn't write his latest single, "Lonely Eyes," he says the barroom scene he describes in the tune could've been inspired by one of his favorite hangouts in midtown Nashville, not far from Music Row.

    “Yeah, I’ve spent my fair share of time at Losers [Bar & Grill],” he laughs. “I’ve seen moments like what I sing about in ‘Lonely Eyes’ go down all the time. I’ve always said the best song wins, and the soaring melody and smart lyrics of this song grabbed me...

  • Darius Rucker, Little Big Town to Reveal CMA Nominees on Good Morning America

    Capitol Nashville

    We already knew Darius Rucker will unveil his new song, “Homegrown Honey,” next Wednesday on Good Morning America. Now there's more news: after his performance, Little Big Town will join Darius to reveal the nominees in the five major CMA Awards categories, live on GMA during the 8:30 half-hour.

    After the live announcement, Darius and LBT will travel to the Best Buy Theater in Times Square to announce the rest of the contenders. While it won’t be televised, you can stream it live at starting at 10 a.m....

  • Sam Hunt Says "Leave the Night On" Is What He's All About

    Image Courtesy David McClister/UMG

    Newcomer Sam Hunt considers his first hit, "Leave the Night On" not only the centerpiece of his debut CD, but also a pretty good reflection of who he is musically.

    "That was one of the first ones where I felt like, 'OK, this could be a direction I could go as an artist'," he says. "That song just hung around and stayed there, and in the end, when we finished the album, it was a song that we felt like would be a good first single, and it...