The cancer survivor, the competitive chicken wing eater and the aspiring doctor: Meet this year’s Miss America contestants

Dressed in brilliantly colored cocktail dresses and high-heel shoes, with sparkling crowns completing their ensembles, the ladies of the Miss America pageant took in the sights, with Ms Kazantsev acting as a tour guide, and dropped by the studios of Inside Edition for a chat. 

Girl, 14, fights off attackers in attempted rape but is burned to death by suspects

In a “dying declaration”, the girl told officers that the suspects dragged her to a corner of the field and attempted to rape her, and when she resisted they poured kerosene over her and set her on fire, the Times of India reported.

Mississippi students voted to move a Civil War statue. Now they fear a Confederate shrine

The soldiers’ “crowning glory,” a Mississippi attorney and candidate for governor told the crowd, was not during the war itself, but “during the nightmare called the Reconstruction” when they “boldly, aggressively and intentionally overrode the letter of the law, that they might maintain the spirit of the law and preserve Anglo-Saxon civilization.”

Scheana Shay’s boyfriend Brock Davies pens a message of support to the Vanderpump Rules star as it is revealed she suffered a miscarriage

On Instagram she shared a photo from hospital during the procedure and wrote in the caption: ’Today’s the day! Bye bye eggs! For me personally, this has been a very easy, painless and awesome experience. Everyone is different I’m sure,

‘People say we don’t exist’: the scandal of excluded black architects

When she saw how many black architecture students who came after her struggled to find jobs, she co-founded Paradigm, a professional network aimed at increasing BAME representation in the built environment, and has been a mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation and the Fluid Diversity Mentoring Programme. “I’ve been lucky,” she says. “I have been […]

Another day at the beach: Lockdown Britons flock back to the seaside to bask in 80F temperatures as Devon and Cornwall police chief who sent illegal campers home warns anyone thinking of staying overnight to ‘think again’

Jamie Burles, Greater Anglia’s Managing Director, said: ‘While it may be tempting to visit some of the great destinations on our network, government advice is to avoid public transport unless it’s absolutely essential, to help us keep our trains and stations safe for those who have to use them, such as key workers.

Ian Brady’s horrifying dying wish was sick final twist to punish his victims

He had been fed through a tube since he started a hunger strike in 1999 and it had ben reported that he pulled the tube out a few days before he died.

Srebrenica survivor on mission to find massacre victims’ remains

The massacre took place 25 years ago this month during the Bosnian war of the 1990s. Bosnian Serb forces commanded by General Ratko Mladic attacked the eastern enclave of Srebrenica, where about 40,000 Bosnian Muslims had found shelter under United Nations protection.

The Mysterious Heir of Extreme Travel

When he was interviewed by travel writer Ric Gazarian on Counting Countries, Baekeland said he grew up in a family of explorers. “We went on safaris quite a lot, we went to east Africa, Namibia, Ethiopia…we also went to the Congo,” he said. (Rolling Stone tried contacting Baekeland’s family via telephone, but the listed number […]

Kid Cannabis: The Wild Rise and Violent Fall of a Teenage Weed Kingpin

They all would. One night, during an especially crazy party at Tim Hunt’s  – the place was completely packed out, at least 150 people, and everyone’s wasted  – a fight broke out over a girl. One of the kids left and came back with a group of friends. They bum-rushed the house, knocking down the door and […]