Olivia Culpo, a Boston University sophomore, won the Miss Universe competition Wednesday. Olivia Culpo, a cellist, won the Miss Rhode Island contest in a rented $20 dress with a hole in it and then began working out, dieting, and studying current events on flashcards to compete for the Miss USA crown.
Donald Trump has dropped his Republican affiliation to clear the way for a potential third-party presidential bid. Americans Elect, the new online independent primary, is seeking a candidate. How Trump might fit the bill.
A critical study of the Bible as literature can prepare students with the thinking skills needed in the 21st century. As an all-time bestseller, the Bible has had a profound impact on history, literature, and culture. It remains a vital part of American life.
Donald Trump has checked off just about every item from his bucket list: Real estate mogul, television star, and self-made tycoon worth $2.7 billion. But all that pales in comparison to the ultimate title: President of the United States. Here Mr. Trump speaks at the South Florida Tea Party's third annual tax day rally on April 16 in Boca Raton, Fla.
Miss Universe pageant winner Jimena Navarrete, says she will be an ambassador for Mexico. Asked about the Arizona immigration law, Navarrete replied: "Every country has the right to impose and enact their laws ... But I tell you that all the Mexicans and the Latins that are living here in the United States are hardworking people."
Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan, wearing the pink jersey of the overall leader, touches pink balloons prior to the start of the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race from Frosinone to Cava De Tirreni, Italy, on Monday.