| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:07 PM
South Florida is the center of the universe this week.
That's because the region is the backdrop for the 63rd annual Miss Universe Pageant, which will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Sunday from Florida International University.
The 88 contestants have been in...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:29 PM
At Wednesday's preliminary competition for the Miss Universe pageant at FIU Arena, I snapped photos of beauty queens, their families and friends, and some very loud fans of the 88 contestants vying for the shiny crown and all the perks that come with it....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:48 AM
DORAL — They stand out even here in the land of beautiful people.
For 18 days, 88 impossibly slender, magnificently coiffed and abundantly tall women from around the world have been ushered from one venue to another in South Florida, smiling for...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:25 PM
La bellísima modelo Paulina Vega, de 22 años, se ha convertido en la segunda colombiana en conquistar el título de Miss Universo en la gran gala celebrada esta noche en la Universidad Internacional de Florida (FIU), situada en el área metropolitana de...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 10:43 PM
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami.
Vega, a 22-year-old student of...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:34 AM
The 63rd Miss Universe title has gone to Miss Colombia, but not without a bit of audience upset along the way about the fate of Miss Jamaica.
Pageant fans aren't exactly known for booing the other teams, but the crankiness overwhelmed the claps Sunday...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:50 AM
MIAMI — El certamen de belleza Miss Universo alista un desfile de concursantes por las calles de Doral, que servirá como preámbulo a la ceremonia que se desarrollará el próximo 25 de enero desde un recinto de la Universidad Internacional de Florida...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The new season of "Celebrity Apprentice" will be back on NBC beginning Jan. 4.
Show host Donald Trump appeared on "Today" on Tuesday to announce the return of the show for its seventh installment. (It's the 14th season of "The Apprentice" franchise...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The new Miss America will be crowned Sunday night, but the competition has already begun with the first of three nights of preliminary rounds. Miss Florida Victoria Cowen has already taken one of the early awards, although she had to share the spotlight...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:50 AM
We're No. 3. We're No. 3. We're No. 3. Because No. 1 is Miss Rolene Strauss from South Africa and No. 2 is Edina Kulczar of Hungary. But Miss United States Elizabeth Safrit of Kannapolis, N.C., was the third-place finisher in the Miss World competition...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:08 PM
There's a lot of beauty pageants that clamber for your attention throughout the year, and the latest is the Miss Florida USA pageant, which will crown a new Miss Florida USA this Saturday in Fort Lauderdale.
There are 70 contestants from around the...