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TODAY's 10 most popular this week: Adele's tour, a guardian angel and dogs in bed

Here's a look back at the most-popular stories on TODAY this past week — find out what you missed!
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Here's a look back at the most-popular stories on TODAY this past week — what did you miss?

1. Chipotle CEO speaks out after health scares: 'This will be the safest place to eat'

Founder and CEO Steve Ells apologized on TODAY to those who have been sickened, and promised stringent new guidelines to protect patrons from any future health issues.

2. Car seat alert: Could wearing a winter coat endanger your child?

It's a mistake any parent can easily make in winter: putting your child in a car seat bundled up in their winter coat. And it could be deadly.

3. 'Don't panic': Here's what to do when you've clogged someone else's toilet

To bail you out of this awkward situation, we asked an expert for some professional plumbing tips.


4. LeBron James leaves special needs teen athlete in awe with a midgame greeting

During a break, basketballer LeBron James made sure that a special needs athlete in the stands left feeling like the star of the game.

Lebron James surprises Special Olympian in BostonYouTube

5.Royal family releases new Christmas portrait

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spread some holiday cheer Friday with the release of a new family photo they plan to use for their Christmas card.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte pose with their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, in a sweet new holiday photo.Chris Jelf / @KensingtonRoyal

6. Does photo of car crash reveal an angel next to survivor?

A South Carolina man who witnessed a one-car crash saw what he and others now believe was a guardian angel watching over the driver, who survived. / Courtesy of Michael Clary

7. Dick Van Dyke leads flash mob in epic 'Mary Poppins' sing-along for 90th birthday

Dick Van Dyke turned 90 on Sunday, but the beloved film and television actor seems ageless. Just take a look at the flash mob that performed a medley of his song-and-dance routines from "Mary Poppins."

Handout / Getty Images

8. 'Downton Abbey' star Michelle Dockery's fiancé dies at 34

Michelle Dockery, best known for playing the widowed Lady Mary on "Downton Abbey," has suffered a devastating loss of her own. Dockery's fiancé, John Dineen, died Sunday.

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9. Adele's US tour dates, cities are set: Singer announces North American concerts

The Oscar- and Grammy-winning singer is coming to North America on a tour that begins next summer.

10. Should your pets sleep in the bed with you? A new study's surprising answers

A recent study finds that sleeping with pets actually helps some people sleep better because it gives them a sense of security — and despite what sleep experts have said for years, pets don't really disrupt our sleep.

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