Mallory Hagan

Miss New York Nina Davuluri walks down the runway after winning the the Miss America 2014 pageant, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New Miss America: ‘First and foremost American’

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nina Davuluri isn’t the first Miss America of color. She’s not even the first Asian-American to wear the crown. But her victory has clearly struck a chord in some quarters. […]

09/16/2013

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri walks on the beach during the traditional dipping of the toes in the Atlantic Ocean the morning after being crowned Miss America, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. Davuluri represented New York.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Miss America takes dip in NJ surf

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — On her first day as the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri dipped her toes into the Atlantic City surf. But hours earlier, she had to dive headfirst into the complex […]

09/16/2013

Miss Kansas Theresa Vail displays her shoe during the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Miss America to be crowned Sunday night

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour. Will the next Miss America be the […]

09/15/2013