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Guess what the surprise new One Direction song is about!

"Nobody can drag me down." "If I didn't have you I'd never see the sun." "All my life you stood by me when no one else was behind me." "If I didn't have you there would be nothing left (nothing left) The shell of a man who could never be his best (be his best)" These are lyrics from "Drag Me Down," the first One Direction song without that one band member that we don't speak of.

That one time we talked to Jimmy Carter about Willie Nelson smoking weed on the White House roof

Jimmy Carter certainly seems like a cool guy, as far as former leaders of the free world go. Last week, Reverb's John Wenzel talked to Carter ahead of the former president's visit to Denver on July 26 supporting his new book, "A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety." Naturally, Wenzel talked to Carter about weed and music: Q: Your old buddy, Willie Nelson, has that story about smoking pot on the roof of the White House when he visited you in office.

Taylor Swift is more powerful than Apple

BY BRANDON BAILEY AP TECHNOLOGY WRITER PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune. Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.