May 23, 2012. Jessica Sanchez, a Fil-Am singer from San Diego, California, was named first runner-up in the 11th season of American Idol. This was the farthest any Fil-Am contestant has reached in the hit reality TV show; this feat was partly assisted by a “judges’ save” on the April 12 episode. Phillip Phillips won the five-month competition.
Also on the covers: The Corona impeachment drama continued, as the camp of the then-Chief Justice Renato Corona stated that the accused will appear again in front of the impeachment court, after a walk-out three days prior
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