Miss America Dropping Swimsuit CompetitionThe Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.
Miss America Officials Raise Maximum Age For Competitors To 25The Miss America organization is raising the maximum age of contestants to 25 years old. A spokeswoman said that the change takes effect with this year's contests.
Ridiculed Former Miss America Calls Board Offer 'Laughable'A former Miss America says the Miss America Organization's request to enlist former pageant winners in the search for new leaders is "laughable" and insulting.
Ex-Miss Americas Asked To Help Find New LeadersTrashed by emails sent by pageant officials, former Miss Americas may help choose the new leaders of the Miss America Organization.
Miss America Leadership Resigns In Email Shaming ScandalCEO Sam Haskell resigned from the Atlantic City-based organization on Saturday, a day after he was suspended by the board.
Miss America Organization Loses TV Partner Over EmailsDick Clark Productions says it has cut ties with the Miss America Organization over internal emails by pageant senior leadership that ridiculed past winners' appearance, intelligence and sex lives.
Texas, Utah Win 1st Night Of Miss America PreliminariesShe began by sending her love to flood victims in her hometown of Houston, and by the time it was over, Miss Texas Margana Wood had won the first night of preliminary competition in her quest to become the next Miss America.
New Miss America Has Advice For Presidential CandidatesSavvy Shields had only been Miss America for less than an hour, but she already had words for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. "I hope that at the end of my year, we're starting to reward politicians for compromise," she said.
Miss Missouri Is First Lesbian In Miss America PageantAfter competing in pageants for generations in the closet, or working behind the scenes, gays and lesbians finally get to see one of their own take one of pageantry's biggest stages.
Miss Colorado Shares Her TalentThere’s always the talent portion of the Miss America pageant. The contestants may sing, play an instrument, do magic, ventriloquism. Who knows. Then Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson took to the stage.
Miss Georgia Crowned As Miss America 2016Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell is the new Miss America, but her crowning moment was nearly overshadowed by a three-decade old pageant scandal.