Phillip Phillips takes 'Idol' crown


The 21-year-old singer defeats Jessica Sanchez in the finale that is jam packed with performances by such big stars as Chaka Khan, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith.

By Brian Mansfield, USA TODAY John Fogerty, the former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman, is Phillip's special-guest duet partner on Have You Ever Seen the Rain, and — look at that! — he likes plaid shirts and jeans, too. Phillip looks like he's

By AP SAN DIEGO (AP) — A US-born drug cartel lieutenant who was arrested in Mexico was successfully extradited to the United States on Wednesday to face federal racketeering and drug charges, according to federal prosecutors.

By Brian Mansfield, USA TODAY John Fogerty, the former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman, is Phillip's special-guest duet partner on Have You Ever Seen the Rain, and — look at that! — he likes plaid shirts and jeans, too. Phillip looks like he's

By AP SAN DIEGO (AP) — A US-born drug cartel lieutenant who was arrested in Mexico was successfully extradited to the United States on Wednesday to face federal racketeering and drug charges, according to federal prosecutors.

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