Saving an 'Idol'

Casey Abrams' luck turned around this week when the "American Idol" judges "saved" him from elimination. The mercy move (and they only get one per season) means that the 20-year-old rocker will join the Top 10 on tour, bumping the total number of traveling contestants up to 11. Of course, saving Abrams, who recently landed in the hospital with stomach pains, means that two "Idol" wannabes will be booted next week. Ouch!
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