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  • Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

    Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom
    Instead of a fantasy date, a high-school senior got suspended for three and a half days for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom when she hosted a question-and-answer session at his Pennsylvania school, reports time.com.  Patrick Farves, a senior...
  • Joe Wilder dies at 92; jazz trumpeter helped break racial barriers

    Joe Wilder dies at 92; jazz trumpeter helped break racial barriers
    When Joe Wilder was traveling with a band in 1949 and playing trumpet at a club in Chicago, his solos were disrupted by college kids shouting racial slurs. In his low-key style, the dapper Wilder put them in their place: "I know you probably don't...
  • New Rollins grad vying for Miss Florida crown

    New Rollins grad vying for Miss Florida crown
    Kayla Foriere is a freshly minted graduate of Rollins College with a degree in economics. But over the past few months — in between classes, sorority events and a part-time job — she's been doing some work on the side: preparing for the...
  • Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

    Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom
    Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action...
  • C2E2's cosplay contest not without controversy and drama

    C2E2's cosplay contest not without controversy and drama
    The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay happened Saturday night. To translate: The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, which has been held annually at McCormick Place since 2011 and last year drew more than 50,000 Darth Vaders, Dr. Whos and Spider-Men...
  • Women's Notebook: Auriemma, Notre Dame's McBride Have Shared A Huddle

    — After competing against him for three years and beating his team more frequently than anyone else in recent history, Notre Dame's Kayla McBride was somewhat at a loss in the huddle at USA Basketball camp listening to national coach Geno Auriemma....
  • Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith visits Disney World

    Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith visits Disney World
    Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
  • Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend begins Thursday

    Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend begins Thursday
    Runners from around the world will be migrating to Central Florida and donning tiaras this week for the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World. The runDisney series event begins Thursday with the Disney Fit for a Princess Expo...
  • Obama vs. Putin: The Mismatch

    "The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game. That's the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War." — Barack Obama, March 24 Should....
  • No valedictorians? Imagining a world without No. 1s

    No valedictorians? Imagining a world without No. 1s
    NEWS ITEM: The Broward School Board might soon eliminate awarding the titles valedictorian and salutatorian to the top two high school seniors, citing the nasty competition and undue stress caused by the designations. Instead, the top 15 percent of...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...