1. Lupita Nyong'o is People's Most Beautiful Person for 2014, the magazine revealed Wednesday morning on TODAY.
The 31-year-old actress, who won an Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," beams from the cover that promises “her inspiring story.”
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2. The fashion industry’s top designers have teamed up with a charity fighting to wipe out AIDS among infants in South Africa.
"We're ensuring that every child is born free of HIV, meaning aiming to end mother-to-child transmission of AIDS by 2015," Ethiopian model Liya Kebede told Natalie.
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"I am just going to enjoy the miracle that is pregnancy and be thankful every minute for good fortune, and good guacamole."
"I'm doing kicklines with girls less than half my age (now)," he boasted to Matt.
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5. Author and advocate Mary Fisher visited to talk about working with a North Carolina dad and his daughter to make the “100 Good Deeds” bracelet that raises money for women in Haiti and Africa.
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Watch Hoda, Natalie, Matt and Al race on the plaza - in go-karts!
Swimmer Katie Ledecky makes US Olympic team with near-record time
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And that’s TODAY’s Takeaway!