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Oct 16, 2019

Monica Lewinsky Unveils Powerful PSA About a 'Silent Epidemic'

Monica Lewinsky Unveils Powerful PSA About a 'Silent Epidemic'

Monica Lewinsky unveiled a new interactive public service announcement on Wednesday that powerfully tells the story of a silent epidemic unfolding around the world. The activist and speaker appeared...

Oct 9, 2019

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Football Star Pays for 500 Mammograms to Honor Mom Who Died

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is still dedicated to fighting breast cancer. The star running back, who played college football at the University of Memphis, started covering the cost...

Oct 8, 2019

An 8-Year-Old Girl Was Denied a Class Picture Because of Her Hair

An 8-Year-Old Girl Was Denied a Class Picture Because of Her Hair

Latoya Howard’s 8-year-old daughter Marian couldn’t wait to show off her red extensions at school. “Marian had been wanting colorful braids for a long time,” Howard, 35, told TODAY Parents.

Oct 9, 2019

Teacher Who Died From Cancer Penned Her Own Inspiring Obit

Teacher Who Died From Cancer Penned Her Own Inspiring Obit

A Pennsylvania teacher who fought laryngeal cancer for two years penned an obituary before her death last month urging people to enjoy life and "let go of the insignificant things." Ashley Ann Kuzma, of Beaver...

Oct 5, 2019

Gaslighting: Hidden Abuse That Can Hurt Your Mental Health

Gaslighting: Hidden Abuse That Can Hurt Your Mental Health

Domestic abuse is a leading problem in American homes and it can take many different forms. When the abuse leaves no physical marks, outsiders may not recognize when all is not well and the abused person...

Sep 29, 2019

John Cena Surprises Police Officer Who Was Shot in Head

John Cena Surprises Police Officer Who Was Shot in Head

An injured Colorado Springs police officer and his family received the surprise of their lives Friday morning when John Cena showed up at their home. Back in 2018, Cem Duzel was shot in the head and critically...

Sep 24, 2019

Arthritis Group Offers First Guidelines for Patients Who Use CBD for Joint Pain

Arthritis Group Offers First Guidelines for Patients Who Use CBD for Joint Pain

CBD has exploded in popularity over the last year, with countless numbers of people trying it as a sleep aid or relief for pain and anxiety. One concern is, there's been no guidance on how to use CBD, or...

Sep 18, 2019

Sandy Hook Promise Releases Shocking New 'Back to School' PSA

Sandy Hook Promise Releases Shocking New 'Back to School' PSA

A chilling new PSA by Sandy Hook Promise that debuted on TODAY Wednesday depicts students showing off their new school gear like backpacks, binders and jackets as a school shooting erupts, prompting the items to...

Sep 17, 2019

Why Oakland A's Pitcher Mike Fiers Played With Unusual Beard

Why Oakland A's Pitcher Mike Fiers Played With Unusual Beard

There are many ways to keep the attention of fans while on the ball field. Apparently, wearing a very weird beard is one of them. Meet Oakland A's starter Mike Fiers, who on Saturday night showed up at...

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NYC Lawmakers Approve Plan to Close Rikers Island by 2026
NYC Lawmakers Approve Plan to Close Rikers Island by 2026

New York City lawmakers moved a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic.

Sources: Police Shoot, Kill Suspect Near Bronx Cemetery
Sources: Police Shoot, Kill Suspect Near Bronx Cemetery

Police shot and killed a suspect near Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, a law enforcement source with direct knowledge of the situation say

2 EMTs in Critical Condition After Medical Episodes on BQE
2 EMTs in Critical Condition After Medical Episodes on BQE

Two EMTs are in critical condition after suffering separate medical episodes on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway Thursday afternoon, officials said.

New DNA Evidence in NYC Prisoner's False Conviction Appeal
New DNA Evidence in NYC Prisoner's False Conviction Appeal

Results from new DNA testing show a mystery person’s genetic material inside the getaway van that was used in a violent 1997 armored car robbery.

Mulvaney: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part Over Election Probe
Mulvaney: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part Over Election Probe

The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S.

Hundreds of NYC Trees Fall as Wild Winds Follow Bomb Cyclone
Hundreds of NYC Trees Fall as Wild Winds Follow Bomb Cyclone

Strong winds are expected to plague the tri-state area through much of the day Thursday, a day after a bomb cyclone dumped heavy rain and brought down trees, as well as a building, across the region.