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Is This the Golden Age of Drag? Yes. And No.

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” has made stars of its contestants, catapulting many into full-fledged careers. But for some who have yet to catch this wave, drag is still an uncertain labor of love.

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Why you may struggle to keep off lost weight

Scientists following 16 "Biggest Loser" contestants say they know why many dieters can't keep off lost weight. Jake talks with the study's lead researcher.

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It's so cold that...

Iguanas froze. Mariah was freezing. And a 'Jeopardy' contestant gets frozen out. Here's this week's politics-free side of the news.

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'Jeopardy!' player mispronounces 'gangsta'

Find out how much money this "Jeopardy!" contestant lost because he mispronounced "gangsta."

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‘Jeopardy!’ Tells Contestant: A ‘Gangster’ Is Not a ‘Gangsta’

In reference to a 1995 Coolio song, a contestant answered “Gangster’s Paradise.” But judges wouldn’t give him credit since the song is titled “Gangsta’s Paradise.”

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'Gangstas' flub costs 'Jeopardy!' contestant

A "Jeopardy!" contestant loses $3,200 for the pronunciation of the word "gangstas."

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Miss America CEO resigns after scandal

Sam Haskell, chief executive officer of the Miss America Organization, was suspended after a report revealed purported emails from him, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants, the organization said in a statement.

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Top Miss America officials resign over email scandal

Three leaders of the Miss America Organization resigned Saturday, two days after a report revealed purported emails from them and other employees disparaging pageant contestants.

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Miss America pageant rocked by report of execs' emails ripping former winners

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

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Former Miss America winners speak out

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

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Selfie leads to death threats for beauty queen

Miss Iraq's contestant at the 2017 Miss Universe pageant, Sarah Idan, says she's received death threats after posting a selfie with Miss Israel.

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Death threats haunt Miss Iraq in wake of selfie controversy

Nearly a month ago, Sarah Idan was in a hand-beaded Swarovski crystal gown representing Iraq in the Miss Universe pageant. It was the first time in 45 years that Iraq had a contestant in the pageant.

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Trump backer Omarosa is leaving the White House

White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders.

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Former 'The Voice' contestant responds to rape allegation

A former contestant from "The Voice" is denying a rape accusation made by another female singer.

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Trump's lawyers to argue accuser's lawsuit should be tossed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to ask a New York state judge on Tuesday to throw out a defamation lawsuit by Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump's television show "The Apprentice" who accused him of sexually harassing her.

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Pageant contestants flip script, talk violence

Contestants in the Miss Peru pageant broke with tradition by citing statistics on gender violence rather than listing their own body measurements.

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'Project Runway' designer dies at 39

Fashion designer and popular "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight has died, family spokesman Jerris Madison tells CNN.

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'Project Runway's' Mychael Knight dies

Fashion designer and popular "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight has died, family spokesman Jerris Madison told CNN on Wednesday.

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Trump calls assault allegations fake

President Donald Trump says allegations of sexual assault by a former contestant on "The Apprentice" are "fake and made up." CNN's Jessica Schneider reports.

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'Let's Make a Deal' host Monty Hall dead at 96

(Reuters) - Monty Hall, one of the most popular game show hosts in American television history as he presided over a throng of outrageously costumed and nearly delirious contestants on "Let's Make a Deal" for almost three decades, died on Saturday at age 96, his son said.

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See epic showdown on 'The Price is Right'

Contestants on "The Price is Right" were right on target while spinning the wheel before the showcase showdown in honor of Drew Carey's 10th year as the host of the CBS game show.

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Ivy League graduate and dance champion crowned Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - An Ivy League graduate and national dance champion from North Dakota was crowned Miss America on Sunday, becoming the first contestant from the state to win the nearly...

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India's first transgender beauty pageant

India has hosted their first transgender beauty pageant that welcomed 16 contestants from across the country

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'Bachelorette' contestant addresses racism accusations

One contestant found himself on the hot seat on Monday night during "The Bachelorette 2017: The Men Tell All."

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'AGT' pays tribute to late contestant

"America's Got Talent" paid tribute to Brandon Rogers, a former contestant on the show who passed away at the age of 29 in a tragic car accident last month.

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'America's Got Talent' honors contestant who died

"America's Got Talent" aired an audition on Tuesday night of a rising star who was killed last month in a car crash.

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On Golf: For Golfers Who Curse Their Play at the U.S. Open, There’s Holy Hill

A Catholic basilica looms on the horizon of the event’s final hole as if floating in the clouds, and its friars have invited contestants to attend Mass.

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'Plinko' contestant freaks out after record win

A contestant on "The Price is Right" won $31,500 during the game "Plinko," setting a new record.

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'Price is Right' contestant freaks out after record win

A contestant on "The Price is Right" won $31,500 during the game "Plinko," setting a new record.

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Albert Freedman, Producer of Rigged 1950s Quiz Show, Dies at 95

Mr. Freedman sought higher ratings for the show “Twenty-One” by giving questions to contestants in advance, in the hopes of creating more dramatic competition.

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What in the Name of Pop Is Going on With Eurovision?

Geopolitics and pop culture clash as Ukraine bars Russia's entry into the 2017 Eurovision contest because of a visit by the contestant, Yulia Samoylova, to Crimea.

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Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year's Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by organizers.

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See the moment that shocked viewers

Zeke Smith, who appeared on back-to-back seasons of the reality show "Survivor," was revealed to be a transgender man by fellow contestant Jeff Varner.

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Uproar After ‘Survivor’ Contestant Is Outed as Transgender

A gay rights group and some social media users roundly condemned Jeff Varner, a participant on the show, for accusing a rival of being deceptive.

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'Survivor' contestant outed as transgender

The outing of a "Survivor" cast member on television has sparked outrage.

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6 Things I Learned About Ulcers

Having an ulcer is like being a contestant on a twisted game show called “What to Eat?”.

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Opinion: Will immunity make Flynn 'Queen for a Day'?

A "Queen for a Day" agreement permits a witness to trade his story for a grant of immunity against future prosecution. For lawyers, the description is a form of gallows humor derived from the name of an old TV show. Paul Callan says It remains to be seen if Gen. Michael Flynn will be allowed to be a contestant.

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At U.S. contest, may the smelliest sneaker win

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seven young contestants from around the United States put their best and smelliest shoe forward at the 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest in New York City on Tuesday.

Contests and Prizes nytimes.com

Meet the Executioner. Your Amateur Night at the Apollo Is Over.

C.P. Lacey is starting his 30th year as the most feared character at Amateur Night: A tap-dancing dream killer who shoos booed contestants off stage.

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What the 'Eden' reality contestants missed in a year

If a reality TV experiment continues filming after the show is canceled and no one watches it, did it really happen?

Reality Television nytimes.com

Alone in the Wild for a Year, TV Contestants Learn Their Show Was Canceled

Entrants in the reality television series “Eden” emerged from the Scottish wilderness, only to learn the show stopped broadcasting last summer.

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'Wheel' contestant makes racy mistake

A contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" was one letter away from solving a puzzle when he made an embarrassing -- if not comical -- mistake.

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Thai contestant crowned Miss International Queen in transgender pageant

PATTAYA (Reuters) - Thai contestant Jiratchaya Sirimongkolnawin was crowned Miss International Queen 2016 on Friday at a contest billed as the world's largest and most popular transgender pageant.

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5-year-old will be youngest contestant in National Spelling Bee history

The contestants at the Scripps National Spelling Bee just keep getting younger.

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Trump accuser follows Cosby playbook by pursuing defamation suit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When former reality television contestant Summer Zervos accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct last fall, she pursued her claims solely in the court of public opinion, since the allegations dated too far back to allow a lawsuit.

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'Jeopardy' contestants stumped by this answer

Conan's house band, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, stumped "Jeopardy" contestants.

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No swearing as Philippine leader sweet talks Miss Universe hopefuls

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered a speech without his usual swearing on Monday, telling dozens of Miss Universe contestants they should advance the empowerment of...

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Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Files Defamation Suit Against Trump

Summer Zervos and her lawyer, Gloria Allred, announced the lawsuit against the president-elect, alleging that he defamed her when he accused her of fabricating the assault.

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Snooki to Trump: Worry about the U.S., not TV

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi , a contestant on this season's 'Celebrity Apprentice,' tells CNN's Chloe Melas that Trump has no business tweeting about ratings.

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Anderson Cooper mocks the 'Bachelor'

One of the contestants on ABC's "The Bachelor" donned a shark costume in the season premiere but claimed that she was dressed as a dolphin. CNN's Anderson Cooper reports.

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Omarosa leads Trump transition 'listening' session

The Trump transition began its outreach to the African-American community Wednesday afternoon with an event billed as a "listening session" in Washington, led by former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault.

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'Jeopardy!' champ ends streak, but keeps big secret

The cancer-stricken "Jeopardy!" contestant whose six-game winning streak ended Wednesday was fulfilling a lifelong dream.

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'Jeopardy!' contestant ends streak, but keeps big secret

In her final episode on the game show "Jeopardy!" Cindy Stowell revealed a secret.

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Miss World Contestant Who Challenged China Is Allowed to Speak Once More

Pageant organizers gave Anastasia Lin permission on Wednesday to speak to the news media, ending a three-week standoff over her criticism of human rights abuses in China.

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See the contestant on winning streak

"Jeopardy!" contestant Cindy Stowell achieved her dream of appearing on the show. She died a week before the episode aired.

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'Jeopardy!' contestant dies before show airs

A "Jeopardy!" contestant who achieved her dream of appearing on the show has passed away just a week before the episode is due to air, her partner said.

Beauty Contests nytimes.com

Retiring: Pageant Glamour for Those Who Have Reached the Age of Elegance

The Ms. Senior America pageant, and others like it, celebrate women of a certain age — “between 60 and death,” one contestant joked.

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Contestant's 'Price is Right' dance goes viral

"The Price is Right" saw three contestants in a row spin different combinations of $1 on the wheel.

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Pageant contestant: We had to parade in front of Trump

A former Miss USA contestant says Donald Trump personally inspected each woman prior to the contest to the point where it was "the dirtiest I felt in my entire life."

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Ex-beauty queen: Humiliating for Trump to be backstage

In an interview with CNN's Don Lemon, former Miss Arizona Tasha Dixon said she felt vulnerable and humiliated when Donald Trump walked backstage while the contestants were changing.

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Trump wanted O.J. Simpson on Apprentice

In an effort to gin up interest in his newly revamped "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2008, Donald Trump entertained a controversial idea: bringing on O.J. Simpson as a contestant.

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Former beauty queen: Trump walked in while we were naked

Former Miss Arizona Tasha Dixon competed in the 2001 Miss USA pageant and claims contestants were forced to greet Donald Trump while not fully dressed.

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'Apprentice' star: Women treated differently than men

Former "The Apprentice" contestant Marshawn Evans says that the show's production staff told women contestants "to dress sexy" in order to match the "Trump brand."

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Eurosport's latest TV network looking to pilot drone racing

NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Eurosport, Discovery Communications Inc's European sports broadcaster, is in talks with potential partners to broadcast drone racing, making it the latest network looking to experiment with the fledgling sport in which contestants navigate small, remote-controlled aircraft at high speeds through aerial obstacle courses.

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Shamed and Angry: The Beauty Contestant Donald Trump Mocked for Her Weight

Alicia Machado, Miss Universe 1996, recalled her experience with Mr. Trump, who nicknamed her “Miss Eating Machine,” and its long-term impact on her life.

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Watch Rick Perry freak out on 'DWTS'

"Dancing with the Stars" contestant Rick Perry celebrates after realizing he survived being cut from the popular show.

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Contestants chow down meatballs to raise funds for Italian quake victims

(Reuters) - A meatball eating contest at a restaurant on New York's Upper East Side saw patrons engorging themselves on the traditional food to raise money for victims of the earthquake that...

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First openly gay Miss America contestant shines light on LGBT issues

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - The first openly lesbian Miss America contestant will not only vie for the crown at the 95th annual pageant in New Jersey this weekend, she will also aim to spotlight the injustices faced by gay and transgender people.

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Japan's half-Indian Miss World contestant a challenge to its self-image

TOKYO (Reuters) - Priyanka Yoshikawa says she hopes that being crowned Miss World Japan will spur greater acceptance in her homeland of people with parents from different ethnic backgrounds, such as...

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There she is, the first openly gay Miss America contestant

NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first openly gay candidate competes this weekend in the Miss America contest, a first in the competition's 95-year-history, organizers said.

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Vows: A Rejected ‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Finds Love

The couple, both analytical and adventurous, discover the real world in unexpected places.

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Rodgers family feud?

Things just got really awkward during the hometown dates episode of "The Bachelorette" on Monday. Contestant Jordan Rodgers, brother of NFL star Aaron Rodgers, claims the Green Bay Packer is estranged from their family.

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First openly gay Miss America contestant speaks out

Miss Missouri, Erin O'Flaherty, is the first openly gay Miss America contestant in the pageant's 95-year history. She speaks to CNN's Ashleigh Banfield about the experience.

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Ex-contestant on Mexico's 'The Voice' fatally shot

Singer Alejandro Fuentes-Rosas, who appeared on Mexico's "The Voice," has died after he was shot in Chicago.

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Former contestant from Mexico's 'The Voice' dies of gunshot wounds

(Reuters) - A one-time finalist on the Mexican version of the TV singing competition "The Voice" died on Saturday two days after being shot in Chicago.

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UPDATE 7-"Voice" singer Christina Grimmie fatally shot after Florida show

June 11 (Reuters) - Christina Grimmie, a rising singing star who gained fame as a YouTube sensation and contestant on television's "The Voice," died after being shot while signing autographs at a concert hall in Orlando, police said on Saturday.

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UPDATE 3-Singer Christina Grimmie killed in Florida shooting, suspect dead

June 11 (Reuters) - Christina Grimmie, a rising singing star who gained fame as a YouTube sensation and a contestant on television's "The Voice," was shot dead while signing autographs for fans after a concert in Orlando, police said on Saturday.

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Singer Grimmie dies after Florida shooting, suspect dead

(Reuters) - Singer Christina Grimmie, who gained fame as a contestant on television singing contest "The Voice," died after being shot at a concert in Orlando, Florida, on Friday, police said on social media.

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Former 'The Voice' contestant Christina Grimmie shot dead in Orlando

(Reuters) - Singer Christina Grimmie, who gained fame as a contestant on television singing contest "The Voice," died after being shot at a concert in Orlando on Friday, police said on social media.

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Singer Grimmie dies after Orlando shooting, suspect dead

(Reuters) - Singer Christina Grimmie, who gained fame as a contestant on television singing contest "The Voice," died after being shot at a concert in Orlando on Friday, police said on social media.

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Singer Grimmie shot in Orlando, suspect dead: police

(Reuters) - Singer Christina Grimmie, who gained fame as a contestant on television singing contest "The Voice," was in a critical condition after she was shot at a concert in Orlando on Friday, police said on social media.

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UPDATE 1-District of Columbia contestant named Miss USA

June 5 (Reuters) - A 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia was crowned winner of the Miss USA pageant on Sunday.

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District of Columbia contestant named Miss USA

(Reuters) - A 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia was crowned winner of the Miss USA pageant on Sunday.

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Transgender beauties from three faiths vie for Israeli crown

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's first transgender beauty pageant brought together contestants from the Holy Land's three main faiths on Friday in an unconventional show of tolerance and coexistence.

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COLUMN-How to get the most from Social Security's survivor benefit

CHICAGO, May 19 (Reuters) - How about this idea for a new reality TV show: "Survivor: Maximize your Social Security." Rather than getting voted off the island, contestants lose when they fail to get the most out of Social Security's survivor benefit - one of the government program's most important features for married couples.

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Six years after 'The Biggest Loser,' metabolism is slower but weight is back up

(Reuters Health) - Six years after dramatic weight loss on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” most contestants in a recent study had regained the pounds – and on top of that, their metabolism had slowed and they were burning fewer calories every day than they did before their stint on the show.

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Eurovision Song Contest kicks off with opening ceremony

STOCKHOLM - - Contestants from 41 European countries and Australia walked the red carpet outside Stockholm's Royal Palace on Sunday, kicking-off Eurovision Song Contest week, which culminates in the grand finale on Saturday.

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Teen pageant contestant collapses on stage

16-year-old Hannah Enge collapsed on stage during her first beauty pageant because of a seizure. CNN affiliate KVLY reports.

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The Science of Fat: After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight

Contestants lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but gained them back. A study of their struggles helps explain why so many people fail to keep off the weight they lose.

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Why It's Hard to Keep the Pounds Off

Rebecca Wright and her husband, Daniel Wright, have gained back a lot of the weight they lost six years ago on Season 8 of "The Biggest Loser." A study of the contestants helps explain why.

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WRAPUP 4-Trump's former TV 'Apprentices' oppose his White House bid

WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - A group of contestants on Donald Trump's former reality television show "The Apprentice" put their old boss in the hot seat on Friday, saying the U.S. Republican front-runner had widened racial divisions and should not be president.

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Ex-'Apprentice' star slams Trump

Kwame Jackson, a former contestant of "The Apprentice", spoke out against Donald Trump at a press conference.

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Mysterious Italian novelist could become first-ever anonymous Booker winner

ROME (Reuters) - For the first time, the Man Booker International prize could go to an anonymous writer this year, if a story of lifelong friendship in southern Italy beats the other five contestants...

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'Wheel of Fortune' player solves puzzle with one letter

"Wheel of Fortune" contestant Robert Santoli did so well on the game show, host Pat Sajak even asked him to ease up.

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RPT-INSIGHT-For "Apprentice" insiders, Trump's 2016 bid has echoes of reality TV

NEW YORK, March 23 (Reuters) - Donald Trump had come to a run-down New York City apartment on a fall day in 2003 to tape a scene for his new reality television show, "The Apprentice." Suddenly, one of the contestants cried out in surprise.

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For 'Apprentice' insiders, Trump's 2016 bid has echoes of reality TV

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump had come to a run-down New York City apartment on a fall day in 2003 to tape a scene for his new reality television show, "The Apprentice." Suddenly, one of the contestants cried out in surprise.

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INSIGHT-For "Apprentice" insiders, Trump's 2016 bid has echoes of reality TV

NEW YORK, March 23 (Reuters) - Donald Trump had come to a run-down New York City apartment on a fall day in 2003 to tape a scene for his new reality television show, "The Apprentice." Suddenly, one of the contestants cried out in surprise.

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Former Miss America contestant dies after car wreck

Former Miss New Jersey, Cara McCollum, passed away one week after suffering head trauma in a single-car accident.

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Charities to benefit from 'The CNN Quiz Show'

The contestants for "The CNN Quiz Show: Race for the White House" might be competing against each other, but they all agree on who the real winner should be: charity.

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'Price is Right' player's big win

"The Price is Right" kicked off "Dream Car" week with a big win when contestant Francesca won an Aston Martin.