Miss America crowned in Las Vegas

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler reacts after being crowned Miss America Saturday Jan. 14, 2012 ,at The Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Laura Kaeppeler won the pageant Saturday night after strutting in a white bikini and black beaded evening gown, singing opera and answering a question about whether beauty queens should declare their politics by saying Miss America represents everyone. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Eric Jamison&#41;</span></div>
January 15, 2012 5:11:55 AM PST