| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On the day before the women's Final Four, commentators and fans inside Bridgestone Arena used words like "epic" and "historic" to describe an almost irresistible championship game matchup of unbeaten teams to rival college...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Another week, another beauty pageant. Next up: Miss World. So what's Miss World? Is that the one with Miss America? Nope. How about Miss USA? Nope.
How about the runner-up to Miss California USA? Yup.
The U.S. appoints a contestant to the Miss World...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:43 AM
Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it.
Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:27 PM
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| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:04 PM
As part of its official sponsorship of the Miss Universe organization, OPI is set to roll out three limited-edition nail lacquers next month that pay homage to the beauty pageant -- a dusky purple dubbed “I’m Feeling Sashy,” a deep black...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
There's no ingrained beauty-pageant culture in Connecticut the way there is in, say, Texas. The last Miss America to hail from here won 80 years ago, and no one from Connecticut has ever taken the Miss USA crown. Until now.
Erin Brady of South...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
The Queen of Versailles wants to make something perfectly clear: Reports that she dated Donald Trump have been blown out of proportion.
"Oh, my gosh. We're friends," Jackie Siegel said Wednesday. "I met Donald years ago. We support the Miss Universe and...
| Sep 15, 2013
We live in a world of misanthropes. Want proof? Look at the comments following almost any story on this newspaper's website.
But Andrea Thome has an answer.
As a member of the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid, and with her connections to a...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Between her over-the-top run-ins with Cynthia Bailey and mission to scurry down the aisle with boyfriend Walter, new housewife Kenya Moore is quickly stealing this season of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
This week's episode was a celebration of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Greg Louganis had big news to announce Monday: He's engaged to partner Johnny Chaillot, a paralegal.
The 53-year-old diving superstar, recently a coach on the celeb-diving competition "Splash," plans to walk down the aisle this fall, he told People....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:58 AM
"Things happen for a reason."
Potomac's Nana Meriwether, the reigning Miss USA, says that a lot. Especially when she talks about the road she followed to her title: two runner-up finishes at the Miss California pageant before being crowned Miss...