MANILA, Philippines A 24-year-old woman from Paris won the Miss Universe crown in a three-hour show in Manila on Monday that focused on diversity and overcoming life struggles, besting 85 other hopefuls from all over the world.Iris Mittenaere, who is pursuing a degree in dental surgery, won the 65th edition of the annual competition hosted for the third time by the Philippines.Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier is first runner-up while Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar was declared second runner-up.
DURHAM One of the Capitol Police officers injured in the shooting that took place while Republican members of Congress, their staff and children practiced for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Va., is a […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. Justice Samuel Alito on Thursday laid out a possible agenda for the U.S. Supreme Court if it regains its conservative majority as expected after Donald Trump takes office, citing gun rights and […]
RALEIGH Strumming washtubs and shaking maracas made out of commode floaters, a group of N.C. senior citizens are making beautiful music together. The Presbyterian Home Band is a group of musicians, mostly in their […]