While Chris Harrison repeatedly insisted that this year's contestants would be able to showcase their sense of humor for the first time ever in 97 years of Miss America because of a new "fun" round of questions, it was still all about the top 5 contestants' responses to questions regarding current events from the judges.
Not only was the 23-year-old beauty queen the first from her state to win, but she was also the first North Dakota contestant to even make it to the top five.
A North Dakota native, Mund referenced Wentz in her acceptance speech. Mund, a former Senate intern, said she wants to see more women elected to all levels of government. She impressed the judges in the talent competition by performing a jazz routine.
Climate change does exist; the matter is if the Paris climate Accord would address the underlying drivers and the financial cost.
Miss Missouri, Jennifer Davis, did not answer the Trump-hating question "correctly", and now she is not Miss America. According to her bio on the Miss America website, she is related to Victoria Clafin Woodhull - the first woman to run for U.S President, the fist woman to operate a brokerage firm on Wall Street, and one of the first women to start a newspaper.
Miss America 2018, Cara Mund, stepped out into the sun's glare on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Monday morning for the traditional post-crowning toe-dip in the Atlantic Ocean, wearing a royal purple dress with fringe, her crown and platform sandals ill-suited to the walking in the sand.
Zeng won Friday's swimsuit prelim, and promised she'd be part of the post-Irma cleanup and recovery effort, whether as Miss America or not. And that's something we really need to keep in mind.
Miss Texas: I think that the white supremacist issue, it was very obvious it was a terrorist attack. But who is Cara Mund?
During the competition, she revealed her mother as her greatest role model.
Following the pageant's tradition, the panel of judges asked contestants some tough questions, and this year they were mostly political - thanks to the politically-charged climate in Trump's America.
Miss Texas, Margana Wood, was asked by Jess Cagle about the Charlottesville protest with the KKK, white supremacists, and Antifa.
WSJ, Bloomberg Latest to Claim Bitcoin Exchange Crackdown in China
Just last week, China banned initial coin offerings ( ICOs ) to prevent fraud and illegal fundraising using virtual currencies. That news came after the announcement on Monday to ban ICO financing that I reported here.
Mbappe's Arsenal transfer talk to ease fan pressure on Wenger?
Neymar cut the Metz defence open with a fine pass that found Cavani, who rounded the goalkeeper and fired into an empty net. If you ask me now I'd say I prefer center forward. "We wanted to limit (PSG) to as few goals as possible but it was hard ".
Hurricane Katia expected to strengthen as it nears Mexico
The government of Mexico has issued a hurricane watch for the coast of the state of Veracruz from Tuxpan to Laguna Verde . Meanwhile, a powerful 8.1 quake struck about 100 miles from Chiapas' Pacific coast, killing at least 58 people.