What to Watch: Sgt Wu Finally Gets in on the Action in ‘Grimm’ and Maya Erskine Breaks Hearts on ‘Man Seeking Woman’

Last week brought the Oscar nominations announcement, and the high-profile snubs of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo shined a bright light on the lack of diversity within the Academy, which, despite being led by its first African American female president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, is still¬†93 percent white and 76 percent male. Let’s […]

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Leila Lopes of Angola is Crowned Miss Universe

By BRADLEY BROOKS SAO PAULO — Newly crowned Miss Universe Leila Lopes wants to help her native Angola further escape a history of war and impoverishment and said she plans to focus on combating HIV around the globe. Speaking in a timid voice early Tuesday shortly after taking the crown in South America’s largest city, […]

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Miss USA Contestants Reveal More in Lingerie Pics

LAS VEGAS —¬†These photos happened in Vegas, but surely won’t stay there. Contestants in this year’s Miss USA pageant stripped down to their lingerie for a racy photo shoot that’s generating heated opinions on whether it’s going too far in search of TV ratings. A YouTube video of the photo shoot posted by the pageant […]

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New Miss Universe Crowned

(AP) Venezuela repeats at Miss Universe contest By DANICA COTO Associated Press Writer NASSAU, Bahamas Miss Venezuela was the fairest of them all, again. Venezuelan Stefania Fernandez won the 2009 Miss Universe pageant in the Bahamas on Sunday night. Dressed in a flowing red gown, Fernandez embraced runner up Miss Dominican Republic as the announcement […]

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