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Samantha Kubota

Samantha Kubota is a digital journalist and editor for TODAY Digital based in Los Angeles.

Samantha Kubota is a digital journalist and editor for TODAY Digital based in Los Angeles.

Latest from Samantha Kubota

4d ago

'In the Heights' movie comes to theaters and HBO Max on June 10

Now your living room can become New York City's Washington Heights.
4d ago

Driscoll's brings back popular rosé strawberries and raspberries for summer

Driscoll's is bringing back its limited-edition berries inspired by the color and flavor of rosé wine.
4d ago

James Corden faces backlash for 'culturally offensive' segment mocking Asian foods

Corden has long played the "Spill Your Guts" game with guests in which they can choose to either answer an uncomfortable question or eat a "gross" food.
6d ago

'AGT' judges floored by cancer patient's gold buzzer performance — watch the video

The 30-year-old singer, who goes by Nightbirde, said she has been fighting cancer for the past several years.
6d ago

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak mourns beloved family dog with sweet tribute

During Monday's "Wheel of Fortune," Sajak announced that his dog of 12 years, Stella, had died.
6d ago

'Inappropriate' superlatives prompt recall of California high school yearbook

Ventura High School tried to cover up the "most likely to be canceled" and "most likely to get Covid twice" labels with stickers. Distribution of the yearbook stopped when students found ways to remove them.
11d ago

Kelly Marie Tran on championing diverse perspectives in Hollywood

The "Raya and the Last Dragon" star is committed to opening doors for people who have "historically been marginalized or underrepresented or silenced and ignored."

Randall Park on working at Starbucks, the future of Hollywood and the fan letter he got from Tom Hanks

Park reflected on his career, the launch of his production company, and his favorite things about working at Starbucks in an exclusive interview with TODAY.
17d ago

After 20 years, I met my childhood hero: The local news anchor who looked like me

Representation in media is important. I know this because I saw someone who looked like me on TV growing up and believed I could do that, too.
17d ago

'Sexist' job listing by Indiana candy shop owner sparks backlash

The job listing posted by Good's Candy Shop referred to a "hard to deal with" behavior from female employees that he called "splitting."