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Miss America

Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin wins Miss America pageant

Her victory Sunday night resurrected a string of successes the Empire State has had in the pageant in recent years.

10 Sep 2018 9:21 AM

Decision to eliminate swimsuit round from Miss America slammed by former contestants

The empowerment of women is left ambiguous after the removal of this significant feature in the beauty pageant.

07 Jun 2018 12:57 PM

Miss America pageant says #byebyebikini, Twitter reacts

As a result of the latest development, the contestants will no longer be strutting down the stage wearing swimsuits.

07 Jun 2018 9:42 AM

Miss America scraps swimsuit competition

Women don't have to wear gowns either as chairwoman Gretchen Carlson promises contestants won't be judged on their physical appearance

06 Jun 2018 4:55 PM

Ivy League graduate and dance champion crowned Miss America

Cara Mund is from North Dakota.

12 Sep 2017 11:02 AM