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Anatomy of a Power Couple -- Tony Capasso and Erin Brady Capasso

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Having watched Start-Up U and having spent time with this dynamic duo, I've learned all there is to know about what it takes to be a successful power couple.

Donald Trump Rocks Vegas Crowd

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Steve Siebold

While many people might not take him seriously as a candidate for president of the United States, his rhetoric is scratching the proverbial itch of Americans through his no-holds barred, bold and direct, politically incorrect approach to the country's problems.

Gabriel Arana

Trump's 'Miss USA' Pageant Is A Ratings Bomb -- And That's Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 07.15.2015 | Media

Donald Trump’s "Miss USA" pageant has set a record -- but, uh, not a very good one. The show, which networks Univision and NBC recently dropped a...

And The New Miss USA Is...

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.13.2015 | Style

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, wearing a hot pink strapless dress as she deftly fielded the ...

Shakira Shames Donald Trump For His 'Hateful And Racist Speech'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.01.2015 | Latino Voices

More than two weeks after Donald Trump characterized Mexican immigrants to the U.S. as "rapists" and criminals, the backlash from the Latino community...

Cheryl Burke Won't Host Miss USA Because Of Donald Trump

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2015 | Latino Voices

By Whitney Friedlander LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Miss Universe has been dealt another blow in the wake of the Donald Trump controver...

The Super-Quick Implosion of Donald Trump's Candidacy

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Ya gotta hand it to Donald Trump. Whenever he does something, he does it big. Huge...the biggest and the best!, as the self-aggrandizing Donald himself would say.

Donald Trump Claims He Will Sue Univision For 'Hundreds Of Millions' Over Miss USA

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.25.2015 | Latino Voices

Donald Trump says he will sue Univision for "hundreds of millions of dollars" if the network holds to its decision to not air the Miss USA pageant nex...

J Balvin Cancels Miss USA Performance Over Donald Trump's Comments About Latinos

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.25.2015 | Latino Voices

Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin has cancelled his upcoming performance at the Miss USA beauty pageant because of Donald Trump's recent disparaging...

How Old People Took Over Tinder

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style
Damona Hoffman

The bottom line is that we must admit dating apps are not a young person's game. They're a single person's game. For those over-40 daters who have come to me saying they are never going to find someone, that all the good men are taken, and that they would never stoop to the level of trying a dating app, I simply say, "Just swipe right and see."

Behind the Scenes at Miss Universe: What Really Happens

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment
Paula Froelich

Several weeks ago, Miss Universe pageant officials, naively or not, asked me if I wanted to come down for a few days for a Miss Congeniality-esque experience while the 88 women who had qualified from their respective countries got ready for the big night. Of course I did.

This Is The Pageant You SHOULD Have Watched This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.15.2014 | Comedy

Everyone saw the Miss America pageant this weekend and watched a lot of confident, outgoing young women show off their many talents. But you probably ...

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Hawaii and Aloha Spirit | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Jimmy Nguyen

Brook talks about why she loves Hawaii, its tourism, the differences between its islands, and what makes Hawaii unique from other island groups.

7 Simple Things I Do That Greatly Improved My Life... That You Should Do, Too

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Jon Hotchkiss

Below, a list of seven simple things I have worked regularly into my life that have made my life better. And not just better. A lot better.

Miss USA Stands By 'Self Defense' As A Way To Prevent Sexual Assault

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.12.2014 | Women

Nia Sanchez may have taken the coveted Miss USA crown, but she seems to have alienated feminists in the process. Many felt that the 24-year-old's p...

The 'Average, EveryGirl' Doesn't Really Exist

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

This is it, I stupidly thought. Finally -- someone is coming forward to speak the truth about the ever-shrinking standards set for women in the media. Wrong! Of course. As jaded and cynical as the media has taught me to be, I still have fleeting moments of blissful ignorance.

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee -- Straight Ally for LGBT Equality | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

In this interview, Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee talks with me about how straight people can be allies for LGBT rights. She also explains how her diverse heritage led her to become a strong supporter of the LGBT community.

Why I Won't Praise Miss Indiana For Her Body

Christina Grasso | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Grasso

One can never assess one's state of health or degree of happiness simply by physical appearance alone. It's what's on the inside that counts, cheesy or not. True beauty does not have a size. All bodies are beautiful, and the only way to lasting happiness is through acceptance.

An Open Letter to Miss USA 2014

Beth Morrison | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Beth Morrison

Yes, self-defense can be a useful skill if one is attacked. But it is not the answer to sexual violence on campus -- or off campus, for that matter. What colleges need to focus on is creating an environment where violence against women is not tolerated and where perpetrators of such violence are held fully accountable.

Wedding Registry 101 With Miss USA Erin Brady

Svitlana Flom | Posted 08.10.2014 | Weddings
Svitlana Flom

Recently I had an interesting opportunity to work with beautiful Miss USA, Erin Brady, whose reign is coming to an end this summer to design her wedding registry. Erin and her fiancé are getting married this year.

And Miss USA 2014 Is...

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 06.09.2014 | Style

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, was crowned Miss USA 2014 on Sun...

Who Will Be Crowned Miss USA?

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 08.08.2014 | Style

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need ...

Speak Up With Jimmy: Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Diversity in Beauty and Media (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 12.16.2013 | Style
Jimmy Nguyen

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee joins me to speak about the need for more diversity in images of beauty and in media. Brook also talks about her favorite Asian-American media personalities, such as comedian Alec Mapa and actress Amy Hill.

Miss America 2014 Win Prompts Racist Twitter Backlash, Followed By (Some) Twitter Apologies

Posted 09.17.2013 | Style

Anyone who was watching Twitter as they watched the Miss America 2014 pageant saw a pretty ugly sight as the winner was announced. No, not winner ...

You Don't Need To Be Blonde To Be Miss America, Folks

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion

Twitter erupted in a flurry of indignation as Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, was crowned as this year's Miss America, with some of the milder Tweets cl...