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Miss World Megan Young returns home Thursday

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Newly-crowned Miss World Megan Young is coming home next week.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Fashion and Beauty,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Indonesia to host Miss World final despite Muslim anger

Miss World contestants during Miss World Fashion Show and Top Model competition at Bali International Convention Center in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. AP

The Miss World final takes place on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Saturday after weeks of protests from Muslim hardliners and warnings that extremists could attack the pageant.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

50 Bb. Pilipinas bets vie for crown on 50th year

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MANILA, Philippines–Fifty Binibining Pilipinas aspirants for the 50th edition of the pageant were formally presented to the media at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-La yesterday in the search for the successor to 2012 Miss Universe first runner-up Janine Tugonon.   Donning Colombian-made swimsuits, the 50 young women sashayed onstage in front of fans, [...]

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Miss New York wins Miss America crown

Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers (L) and Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan react during the 2013 Miss America Pageant at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on January 12, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan, a 23-year-old native of Brooklyn, was crowned Miss America late Saturday, beating rivals from all 50 US states.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Janine Tugonon arrives in Manila

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Miss Philippines, Janine Tugonon, stands on stage during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Holywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 19, 2012. AFP  / JOE KLAMAR

Janine Tugonon arrived in Manila Saturday after winning the first runner-up spot in the Miss Universe pageant.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Pageant picks Brazil’s ‘Miss Bumbum’

Carine Felizardo AFP photo

Carine Felizardo, a curvy model from the northern state of Para was late Friday crowned Miss Bumbum, a title rewarding Brazil’s sexiest female derriere.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

20-year-old Rhode Island cellist wins Miss USA

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A 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year’s Miss Universe pageant after voicing support for transgender beauty queens.

Posted: June 4th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Miss USA field narrowed to 16 finalists in Vegas

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In this image released by the Miss Universe Organization, Miss Washington USA 2012, Christina Clarke; Miss West Virginia USA 2012, Andrea Rogers; and Miss Wisconsin USA 2012, Emily Guerin compete in their swimwear by Kooey Australia and fashion footwear by Chinese Laundry during the 2012 Miss USA Presentation Show on May 30, 2012 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Theatre for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2012 MISS USA Pageant will air LIVE on NBC June 3 at 9:00 p.m. ET from the Theatre for Performing Arts in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO / MISS UNIVERSE ORGANIZATION / DARREN DECKER

A beauty queen celebrating her 27th birthday and a Latina who became the first in her family to graduate from college are among the remaining Miss USA finalists.

Posted: June 4th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Transgender Miss Universe Canada contestant loses

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Transgendered beauty queen Jenna Talackova reacts as she makes the top 20 cut in the Miss Universe Canada pageant in Toronto, on Saturday May 19, 2012. Talackova sparked global attention when she was initially disqualified from the pageant. AP/THE CANADIAN PRESS, CHRIS YOUNG

The first-ever transgender contestant to compete in the Miss Universe Canada pageant has lost her bid to win the title.

Posted: May 20th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Miss Dominican Republic is a Mrs – organizers

In this April 17, 2012 photo, Carlina Duran wears her crown and sash after winning the Miss Dominican Republic beauty pageant in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Duran lost her crown due to the discovery that she wed in 2009.  Miss Dominican Republic Director Magaly Febles says contestants must be single.  AP/Victor Calvo

The woman recently named Miss Dominican Republic will have to relinquish her crown because she is married, organizers of the contest said.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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