Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.
The City of Doral has a new vice mayor but there is no end in sight to the sparring between the city manager and the mayor which escalated at a council meeting Wednesday night.
On her first day as the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri dipped her toes into the Atlantic City surf. But hours earlier, she had to dive headfirst into the complex challenges of becoming the first Miss America of Indian heritage.
A 23-year-old contestant from Brooklyn, N.Y., has won the title of Miss America.
When the crown a Miss USA this year, it will be in a different part of the USA than Miami Beach. Talks to bring the venerable beauty pageant back to South Florida in 2012 have ended, with money being the major sticking point.