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Posted 06.17.2013 | Style

You're dressed to the nines. You're vying to become an icon of beauty and poise. The cameras are rolling and millions of people are waiting to hear yo...

And Miss USA Is...

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 08.16.2013 | Style

LAS VEGAS — A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Erin Brady of South Glastonbury, ...

The Hometowns Of Miss USA

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel

The Miss USA pageant will air Sunday in Las Vegas. We decided to take a look back at the past winners -- and their hometowns. The winners from the...

LOOK: Miss USA Winners Bare All For PETA

Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

Four Miss USA crown-holders became the latest faces -- and bodies -- of PETA's anti-fur campaign. In a video for PETA, the Miss USA winners posed n...

Nick Jonas & Giuliana Rancic To Host Miss USA 2013

AP | Posted 07.22.2013 | Style

LAS VEGAS — Donald Trump's Miss USA pageant will be hosted by a Jonas brother and an E! News personality. Pageant officials announced Tuesday t...

MISS USA NIGHTMARE: The Dark Side Of A Beauty Pageant

jezebel.com | Posted 05.12.2013 | Style

Ashleigh Blake never dreamed of becoming a beauty queen. The 21-year-old amateur model and part-time tutor fantasized about being a movie star or the ...

New York Fashion Week's Star-Studded Front Row

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.13.2013 | Black Voices

Anyone keeping up with the fun and festivities of New York Fashion Week knows that checking out all the celebrities sitting front row at the shows is ...

Blondes Might Have More Fun But Brunettes Have More Crowns

Caryn Brooks | Posted 02.22.2013 | TV
Caryn Brooks

Could the look of the quintessential American beauty be changing as our population changes?

WATCH: Miss Universe Opens Up About Pot

Posted 12.20.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Newly crowned Miss Universe Olivia Culpo joined HuffPost Live Thursday, one day after she became the eighth Miss USA to win the competition. The 20-ye...

What Was Miss Universe's Victory Meal?

Posted 12.20.2012 | Celebrity

At long last, a real meal! After months of following a strict high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, Olivia Culpo, who was crowned Miss Universe 2012...

Kenya Moore Gives Beauty Pageants A Facelift With 'Miss More' 2012

Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

Beauty pageants have a pretty bad rep. Up until 1970 some beauty pageants refused to allow women of color to vie for the crown. Even Miss Black F...

Teen Beauty Queen And Former Victim Of Bullying Turns The Tables On Her Tormenters

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.31.2012 | Teen

Striking a blow against bullies everywhere, an inspirational teen impressed the judges and bested 15 other finalists to take home the Miss Teen USA cr...

Miss USA Teaches Kelly Ripa How To Pageant Walk

Posted 06.05.2012 | TV

Kelly Ripa sat down with Olivia Culpo, the newly crowned Miss USA, on "Live! with Kelly" (weekdays syndicated) to discuss her future plans and learn a...

Miss Pennsylvania USA 2012 Resigns Over Alleged Pageant Fraud

Posted 06.06.2012 | Style

Just as we were basking in the afterglow of this weekend's Miss USA 2012 pageant, we got this bombshell: Miss Pennsylvania USA 2012 has suddenly resig...

WATCH: Miss USA Contestants Sing 'Call Me Maybe'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment

Carly Rae Jepsen's catchy single, "Call Me Maybe," has infected the internet with a highly contagious sing-along bug. Everyone from Katy Perry to ...

Why Miss USA Is Still Around

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women

The Internet [told] me the Miss USA pageant [would] be on TV on Sunday. Why do we still bother with something as old-fashioned and culturally irreleva...

Miss USA Contestant Honors 'Pretty Woman'

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

What movie comes to mind when thinking of films that portray women in a positive way? Would it perhaps be "Pretty Woman"? That was the unexpected answ...

Reality Dating Show Features Two Local Celebs

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.28.2012 | Detroit

Can you convince a celebrity to take you on a date without seeing who you are? What if you had a hometown advantage? When new Fox show "The Choice"...

Baking A Cake Fit For A Pageant Queen On 'Next Great Baker'

Posted 01.24.2012 | TV

Buddy Valastro knows how important it is to please his clients and so he decided to give the contestants on "Cake Boss: Next Great Baker" (Mon., 9 p.m...

Miss NY Contestant Wants To Have Dinner With Hitler

Posted 01.12.2012 | New York

DNAinfo profiled the 13 New York City women competing for the Miss New York crown this weekend in Westchester. The questions and answers range from th...

Kim Simac vs. Clarence Darrow: How Wisconsin Recalls and Miss USA Mirror Scopes Monkey Trial

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 10.02.2011 | Education
Carolyn Bucior

Eighty-six years later, the debate over evolution continues, its central ideologies as old and thoughtful as Copernicus, as new and thoughtless as Simac and Michele Bachmann, as inert as rosary beads, as combustible as pure hydrogen.

WATCH: Should Math Be Taught In Schools?

Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy

Last week, the Miss USA Pageant put out a video montage of every crowned Miss USA's answer to the question, "Should evolution be taught in schools?" ...

Fashionably Late: Style News You Might Have Missed This Week

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 08.24.2011 | Style

Welcome to Fashionably Late, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what els...

PHOTOS: Miss USA Performs First Patriotic Duty

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.23.2011 | Style

Newly-crowned Miss USA Alyssa Campanella performed her first patriotic duty on Wednesday, ringing the New York Stock Exchange closing bell, pretending...

Miss USA Was One Of Two Contestants Who Believe In Evolution

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion

Out of all the contestants in last night's Miss USA pageant, only two affirmed they thought evolution should be taught in schools. The winner, 21-y...