Middle East
Risking kidnapping, or worse, we explored Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Syria. Here's what happened

Andrea Licata, 18, of Costa Mesa was crowned Miss Fountain Valley in March at the Saigon Performing Arts Center. The UC Irvine economics major won $5,500 in scholarship money, with Aimee Le, Valerie Kraus and Sophia Lam finishing as first, second and third runners-up, respectively.
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