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Katie Couric, Jimmy Fallon, Vanessa Hudgens Dive into Fleet Week with Adorable Sailor Selfies (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 05/21/2015 05:25PM

Katie Couric got her flirt on with a handsome sailor on Wednesday. What did you do?

Couric is just one of a flood celebrities participating in New York City's 27th annual Fleet Week, which kicked off May 20 and honors the contributions of maritime service men and women.

This year, the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard have decided to make a social media splash by encouraging people to snap photos with the troops and use the hashtag #SelfieWithASailor – and plenty of celebrities have been quick to dive right in.

Jimmy Fallon invited sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen and women to a taping of the Tonight Show on Tuesday.

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Mario Lopez Spills His Secrets, Ashlee Simpson Turns 30 & More Weekend News

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Mario Lopez Spills His Secrets, Ashlee Simpson Turns 30 & More Weekend News

Originally posted 10/05/2014 08:00PM

From one star's sudsy secrets to a celebrity mom's bold body reveal, here's the news you might have missed this weekend:

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Miss USA Is Engaged!

Miss USA Nia Sanchez Is Engaged To Daniel Booko

Originally posted 10/05/2014 12:15PM

This is a winning year for Nia Sanchez. The 24-year-old was crowned Miss USA in June, and now, she is newly engaged.

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Miss USA Speaks Out on Controversy Over Her Move to Nevada

Miss USA Nia Sanchez Speaks Out on Residency Controversy

Originally posted 06/16/2014 04:45PM

Miss USA is denying claims that she faked her residency for an easier road to the coveted crown.

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Did Miss USA Nia Sanchez Fake a Move to Nevada to Win?

Miss USA Nia Sanchez Denies She Faked a Move to Nevada to Win Pageant

Originally posted 06/13/2014 02:45PM

Miss USA is accused of crowning around.

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Miss Indiana Talks Praise for 'Normal' Body: 'I'm Confident in My Own Skin'

Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl Talks Praise for 'Normal' Body: 'I'm Confident in My Own Skin'

Originally posted 06/12/2014 01:45PM

Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl didn't even make it into the top 10 in the Miss USA pageant on Sunday, but she did go home with a title: social-media star.

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And the New Miss USA Is ...

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez Is Crowned Miss USA 2014

Originally posted 06/08/2014 11:15PM

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, has been crowned Miss USA 2014.

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Miss USA Contestant on 40 Lb. Weight Loss: I Feel Amazing

Jordan Wessel on 40 Lb. Weight Loss: I Feel Amazing

Originally posted 06/08/2014 11:00AM

She may make wearing an itty-bitty bikini in front of all of America look like no big deal on Sunday, but being able to confidently strut her stuff on stage didn't come so easily for Miss USA contestant Jordan Wessel.

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6 Things You Didn't Know About Miss USA Erin Brady

Erin Brady's Wedding Is on Hold – & 5 Other Things About Miss USA

Originally posted 06/19/2013 07:00AM

She turned heads in a gold-embellished gown. And then there was that orange bikini.

But you're going to have to wait to see freshly minted Miss USA Erin Brady all dressed in white.

The Connecticut stunner, 25, who beat out 50 other American beauties, is engaged, but she put her wedding on hold to compete. "I wanted to live out my dream," Sunday's big winner tells PEOPLE.

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Miss USA Judge NeNe Leakes Hopes Miss Utah Learns from Her Fumbled Answer

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NeNe Leakes Hopes Miss Utah USA Learns from Her Answer Fumble

Originally posted 06/18/2013 09:30AM

If anyone feels sympathy for Sunday's mocked Miss USA contestant, it's judge and The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes, who asked the competitor the now-infamous question that sent cyberspace into a frenzy.

Marissa Powell, 20 – the Miss Utah finalist who didn't win the competition but could easily be the most searched name online from the pageant – was asked by Leakes, 45, what it says about society that women continue to earn less than men even though they are the primary earners in 40 percent of American families with children.

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