1. After spending nearly 10 years in prison for second-degree murder, Ryan Ferguson was freed this month when a judge vacated his conviction on Nov. 5, and he found out on Tuesday that prosecutors will not retry him and that all charges have been dropped.
“It's been a wild ride," he told Savannah in his first live interview since being freed. “Seeing the light come out and the sun come up, it's pretty incredible.”
Ryan Ferguson: 'I feel positive about the future'Play Video
Man in Stolen Front End Loader Leads Police on Chase
Woman Killed Ahead of Expected Trial Testimony
Oregon Teen Scares Off Burglars
Search For Missing Mom's Body Intensifies
Augie was diagnosed seven years ago with Lou Gehrig’s disease, but his passion for life is still going strong. So much so that he’s planning to walk his daughter down the aisle next spring.
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TODAY's Sheinelle Jones looks back at her family history
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3. Willie Geist is kind of a big deal. Or so he thought he was when he dressed up as Ron Burgundy at the Newseum’s new “Anchorman” exhibit.
The D.C. museum, devoted to serious journalism, is running the ode to Ferrell through next summer. Will you check it out?
Willie Geist visits 'Anchorman' exhibit at NewseumPlay Video
Watch sinkhole swallow cars along river in Italy
11 states sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom policy
Red Nose Day: Julia Roberts highlights a school nurse's special touch
Obama: North Korea's nuclear ambitions pose 'serious threat'
4. Bankruptcy doesn't mean a lack of good ideas – not for Detroit.
One sprang from 26-year-old Andy Didorosi: He installed electronic trackers on restored buses to help the commuters and children who, because of budget cuts, can’t rely on public transportation. Learn more about the little bus that could below:
Tracking tech helps tiny Detroit bus company thrivePlay Video
Life well lived: Jane Little
Life well lived: America's oldest WWII veteran Frank Levingston
Teacher learns lessons in love from son with rare disability
How immigrants in Hawaii fared after Pearl Harbor
5. Were you planning to make turkey for Thanksgiving? Well, Todd English thinks that’s just silly when you could make this:
And that’s TODAY’s Takeaway!