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'American Idol' recap: Last stop, Omaha!
'American Idol' recap: Last stop, Omaha!

"American Idol" handed out a few final golden tickets -- 21 of them, to be precise -- as it wrapped up its Season 13 auditions on Thursday in Omaha. Along the way, Keith Urban reconnected with an old pal he hadn't seen in years, Harry Connick Jr. had his first "Idol" moment of self-doubt, and Lopez showed off her bright yellow fingernails by gesticulating whenever she could. The talent sneaking through under the wire included … --Quaid Edwards, 21, whose mom, Jolie Edwards, apparently performed with Urban back when she fronted a country music band called Jolie and the Wanted. The judges weren't terribly wowed by his take on Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come," but he won them over...

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