Las Vegas Shooting Victim Reunites With Hero Who Saved His Life

Shooting victim and hero. That is never how Tom McIntosh and James Lawson thought they would ever meet. In fact, there was no reason they would meet at all. Until Sunday night, they were just two guys with different friends enjoying the Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas. I’ll let them tell the story of how their paths intersected. Both men, actually, are heroes. Both men, I suspect will be friends for life. Excellent job by Savannah Guthrie and the

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World Traveler Gets Creative To Let Mom Know He Is Fine

Any traveler knows it’s great to see the world, but someone is home wondering if you’re okay. Often that means your mom, no matter how old you are. No matter what country you come from. Johnathan Quinonez found that out after he quit his job as an accountant in Brussels, Belgium and took off for an extended adventure. He’s 27 years-old, but his mom was still worried, especially since his first stop was Cuba and phone and internet service there

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TODAY Show Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts A Baby Girl! Welcome To Motherhood!

Congratulations to TODAY Show anchor Hoda Kotb who announced this morning she’s adopted a baby girl! Her name is Haley Joy Kotb and she was born on Valentine’s Day. Welcome to motherhood, Mama Hotb! Of course, I’m a sucker for any adoption story. Matt Lauer helped spill the beans this morning on TODAY, saying that Hoda has been leaving a string of clues on her social media feeds. And if you like stories about the different ways to become a

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Actor Becomes Best Friend And Caretaker For 89-Year-Old Neighbor

There’s no telling where you might find your best friend. 31-year-old actor Chris Salvatore found his living across the way in his apartment complex in West Hollywood, CA. Her name is Norma Cook. She’s 89-years-old. Their friendship started slowly. Norma would wave from her kitchen window as Chris passed by. He tells the Today Show that one day she invited him in, offered up a glass of champagne and a friendship was born. It might’ve stayed that way. Except, Norma’s

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The Shocking Reason Teachers Are Pulling Certain Students Out Of Class

There are so many reasons teachers could pull a student out of class. Probably the first three or four that come to mind our negative ones. The folks at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri want to change that. They came up with the Oak Park Positivity Project. Teachers were asked to come up with at least one student who inspires them to come to work each day. They pulled the kids out of class and shot video

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Student Finds Out She’s Into First-Choice College LIVE On Today Show

It’s exciting enough to find out you got into your first choice for college. High school senior Tyra Riedemonn really got a thrill she’ll never forget. She found out she got into Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania while standing outside The Today Show. And to think, she thought she was just there to watch Al Roker do the weather. Tyra has been taking part in The College Bound Initiative which is a program funded by the Young Women’s Leadership Network, which also

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