Miss USA Deshauna Barber

Miss District of Columbia, Deshauna Barber, became the first active member of the U.S. armed forces to be crowned Miss USA on Sunday night.

The 26-year-old Army Reserve first lieutenant was presented her crown by 2015's winner, Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma. Barber beat out 52 contestants of all races and stripes for the crown.

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Perez Hilton, Steve Harvey Miss Colombia

Miss Universe judge Perez Hilton had a few unkind words to say about Miss Colombia and Steve Harvey's hosting skills during the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant.

As you know, Harvey announced the wrong winner as Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez instead of Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach during Sunday night's live telecast.

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2015 Miss Universe Pageant - Show

This is the celebration we missed when the Miss Universe 2015 Pageant ended abruptly due to a colossal mixup between host Steve Harvey, the teleprompter guy, and the cue card.

The cue card that Steve Harvey should have read from correctly named Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach the winner of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant. But Steve read from the teleprompter which named Miss Colombia the winner. The correct winner was eventually crowned but the show ended abruptly because it ran over its allotted time slot due to the mixup. The 2015 Miss Universe Pageant was taped live at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sunday, December 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Miss Honduras dead

A misunderstanding reportedly led to the death of Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, according to the Honduras National Police.

Alvarado, 19, and her older sister, Sofia Trinidad Hernandez, 23, went missing last week just days before she was to travel to London to compete in the Miss World competition.

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Miss America

For the third straight year, Miss New York was crowned the winner of the Miss America Pageant. Kira Kazantsev, 23, walked away with the coveted title last night at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Kazantsev, an aspiring lawyer, was born to Russian immigrants.

It is the 2nd straight year that a foreigner has been crowned Miss America. Last year's winner, Nina Davuluri, was born to Hindu Telugu parents.

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Little Miss Hispanic Jakiyah McCoy

Delaware's 7-year-old Little Miss Hispanic is devastated that she was stripped of her title because she's not Hispanic enough.

After winning the Miss Chiquita Delaware pageant on August, 31, Jakiyah McCoy graced the cover of a Spanish language newspaper. That's when questions and doubts were raised among readers in the Latin community.

El Tiempo Hispano newspaper reports that president of Nuestras Raíces (Our Roots) Delaware Maria Perez denies the allegations that Jakiyah was stripped of her title for being black.

Perez said the family couldn't prove the minimum requirement of 25% Latin roots.

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Barack Obama and Miss Israel

Earlier, I told you about President Barack Obama's plans to dine with the first black Miss Israel during his extended trip to Israel last week.

White House officials confirmed that Mr. Obama "insisted" upon inviting the beautiful Yityish Aynaw, 22, to a gala dinner hosted by Shimon Peres, Israel's president.

Judging from the above photo, Mr. Obama looked absolutely smitten when he laid eyes on the tall, raving beauty for the first time. Mrs. Obama -- who vacationed separately from her husband last month -- didn't make the trip to Israel.

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