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Al Roker returns to the TODAY studio for the 1st time in 5 monthsHe’s back — and offering viewers an inside look at his first day back in 30 Rock!
Meet the 107-year-old who had Spanish flu as a child and recovered from COVID-19Meet Anna Del Priore, who turns 108 next month.
I adopted a puppy on TODAY a year ago. Here’s why it was the best decisionTODAY staffer Emily Gerard reflects on the blessings of welcoming a shelter dog into her life ahead of the pandemic.
South Dakota girl's viral letter reminds us why we need the postal serviceEmerson Weber's viral story is being turned into a children’s book that is a love letter to the United States Postal Service.
Little Free Pantries promote ‘neighbor-to-neighbor kindnesses’ during pandemicLittle Free Pantries are wooden boxes filled with nonperishable goods that are available to anyone in need. They began appearing in Seattle not long after the pandemic began. Personal chef Molly Harmon speaks to TODAY about the impact and growth of these food boxes in her city.
3 moms who gave birth while fighting coronavirus receive big surprises from Hoda“I'm looking at survivors, but beyond,” Hoda Kotb told the three mothers who survived COVID-19.
Watch Tim McGraw and Faith Hill celebrate his new album with romantic slow danceThe country music couple got cozy ahead of the release of McGraw’s 15th solo studio album, “Here on Earth.”
Watch Dylan Dreyer trace her family roots back to her great-great-great-grandmotherThe TODAY meteorologist traced her family tree to a strong woman who helped her family put down roots in America after emigrating from Germany.
Hoda got the 'greatest joy' from her mom's 1st visit in monthsHoda said there was "no way to put it in words" how heartwarming it was to watch her mother and daughters spend time together for the first time in months.
Special Olympian returns home after 136 days in hospital with COVID-19“Just a blessing beyond blessings," Colby Doulgas' father said.
National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang may be pregnant — see her ultrasound!If a new panda is born next week, it would be Mei Xiang's fourth child!
'Bionic weatherman' Al Roker is 'feeling more like myself' after shoulder surgeryAl says he's now ready to take the mound at Yankee Stadium!
Savannah reflects on having a baby at 42 on Vale’s 6th birthday: ‘I believe in miracles’Savannah Guthrie is celebrating her "little bundle of sparkle" on her big day.
Breast cancer survivor to run 50 miles in 50 days to raise awareness for diseaseCancer survivor Sharael Kolberg is celebrating her 50th birthday on Zoom by running 50 miles in 50 days to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.
Dylan and Calvin love to make this chocolate-chip zucchini bread togetherCalvin will eat it whenever he's in the mood. Dylan loves it warm with coffee in the morning.
Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt welcome their 1st childThe couple married last year and now they have a little bundle of joy!
Dolly Parton sent Hoda a birthday message (and we’re super jealous)We can't get enough of the catchy tune!
Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra introduce their new rescue dog — see the family portrait!The Jonas-Chopra gang just got bigger!
Dylan Dreyer shares fun photo to mark her return to TODAY studioShe’s back! After months of maternity leave followed by months of quarantine, Dylan Dreyer was back in Studio 1A on Friday.
They did it! Al Roker and 69 chefs set Guinness World Records title during RokerthonThey set the new record with room to spare.
11 movies to make you feel like you're far from your couchWhether you want to visit Italy, Greece, England or your own backyard, these movies have you covered.
Chip and Joanna Gaines are bringing back 'Fixer Upper' — here are all the detailsIt’s been two years since viewers said so long to the top-rated home improvement show. Now, those same fans are in for a real “Fixer Upper” treat.
Want to support small businesses? Here are 3 ways you can help from homeJill Martin shares how business owners are navigating the new normal.
Meet Clawdia! This rare blue lobster was saved by a Red Lobster employeeThis crustacean is now living her best life at the Akron Zoo.
Teen forsaken as a baby helps senior dogs find forever home ‘just like I did’Meena Kumar has already raised $14,000 for Muttville Senior Dog Rescue through pet-sitting.
Rokerthon returns! See what Al's newest Guinness World Records attempt will beAl Roker is back with the first Rokerthon in three years, featuring over 60 world-famous chefs and some mouthwatering sandwiches.
Grieving daughter reunited with teddy bear containing late mom's voice"He just pulled Mama Bear out of his bag, and I just immediately started crying!” she said.
First Black female Navy tactical jet pilot speaks out on historic milestoneLt. j.g. Madeline Swegle spoke about her historic accomplishment in a newly released interview.
Al shares wisdom in new book from over 40 years on TV: ‘Always say yes. Don’t say no’The TODAY weather anchor’s new book is full of his favorite “Al-truisms.”
Jenna Bush Hager shares pics from first visit with her parents in 8 monthsFormer President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush got to spend some rare time with Jenna's son, Hal, who will celebrate his 1st birthday next week.
Watch Tim McGraw surprise front-line nurses who think they're having a work callThe country crooner sang the praises of front-line workers and then belted out his new single for them.
Service dog helps woman get through cancer treatments thanks to ‘super suit’Sydnee Geril's service dog, Tulsa, has been sporting a onesie at her chemotherapy treatments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Friends keep promise from nearly 30 years ago, split $22 million jackpotThe odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in about 292 million.
Dylan Dreyer wears outfit that’s ‘all kinds of clashing’ at home – see the picFrom mismatched clothes to quick diaper changes, Dylan does it all!
Prince George turns 7! See new photos of the young royalHe's growing up so quickly.
See Carson Daly re-create cherished photo of late father: 'It got me closer to him'Carson and his sister, Quinn, joined together to re-create some beloved family photos, including one from the 1970s of their late father, James "J.D." Daly.
Maria Shriver says Katherine’s pregnancy has been ‘a little light’ during pandemicThe TODAY special anchor is looking forward to being a fun grandmother playing in the backyard with her grandchild.
Life without barriers: Man makes see-through masks to help deaf communicate“The mask is required. But it is a barrier. Why don’t we adopt this idea of masks with a window for open communication?"
Teen creates comics with superheroes with disabilities to inspire her friend"She had nobody to look up to while she was going through that battle.”
Tyler Perry donates grocery store gift cards to Atlanta people in needThe Atlanta Police Department handed out the cards for Perry.
Amanda Kloots reveals 'sign' from late husband Nick Cordero to show he's still with herShe says Cordero reached out to her through a copy of People magazine.
How love shows us the way during difficult times, according to Bishop CurryBishop Michael Curry asks "what would love do" in a world upended by racial protests and the coronavirus.
TODAY All Day: Here's what to know about the streaming channelGet ready to watch TODAY throughout your day!
Sanitation worker says getting accepted to Harvard Law was 'most surreal moment'Rehan Staton, 24, said his co-workers at a sanitation job were the first people other than his family who "really empowered" him to strive for success.
Couple uses different shoes to tell their adorable love story in viral video“Each set of shoes represents how we grew together through each and every stage of life."
Michelle Obama shares powerful video of a family singing: 'I love my Black so much'The former first lady tagged the video with "#BlackJoy."
Watch Kate Middleton and Andy Murray surprise young tennis playersThe Duchess of Cambridge teamed up with the two-time Wimbledon champ to serve the students of Bond Primary School a sweet surprise.
This Southern grandma’s easy biscuit-making tutorial has gone viralGrandma Pat has been making her signature biscuits for decades.
Diane Keaton is here to entertain you during quarantine with an epic hat tutorialNeed a boost today? The actor's video will make you smile.
Nonprofit donates wedding gowns to health care workers on pandemic front linesThe founder of Brides Across America said the organization just wanted to find a way to give back.
This little drummer boy needs his dad to kiss his boo-booEven a future rock star like this talented little drummer needs a little TLC from his dad when a finger gets hurt. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has your Morning Boost.
Woman sees her dog's face in the clouds hours after pet’s deathHours after her dog, Sunny, passed away, Lucy Ledgeway found comfort in the skies.
This golden retriever is sorry he stole his brother’s treatWatch what happens when a golden retriever named Watson steals his brother’s doggy treat: a contrite hug! TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie has your Morning Boost.
Brad Paisley moves farm couple to tears with surprise help for fertility treatmentsWatch as the country singer helps Kentucky farmers Daniel and Danielle Hayden get closer to their dream of starting a family.
Dylan Dreyer's favorite summer dessert is this streusel-topped blueberry buckleDylan makes her signature blueberry buckle with her son Calvin in preparation for the holiday weekend.
Spoken word artist moves 'AGT' judge to tears and earns a Golden Buzzer"There's something very, very special about you," Simon Cowell said.
Jenna Bush Hager announces July 2020 Read With Jenna pickThe perfect read for a summer day at the beach.
Surgeon's kind gesture proves 'why Black doctors are important,' patient saysIndia Marshall described the "emotional moment" she realized her doctor had braided her hair before her surgery to make her recovery easier.
NASA names D.C. headquarters for Mary W. Jackson, first Black woman engineer at agencyMary W. Jackson, who died in 2005, was part of the computing unit featured in "Hidden Figures" and was NASA's first Black woman engineer.
Deaf dog’s pack provides ‘protection ears’ on outdoor adventuresBonnie, Bella and Bolt enjoy hiking and camping adventures together.
Jenna Bush Hager shares some of her favorite childhood family photosIt was a trip down memory lane for Jenna!
Hoda officiates as health care heroes marry live on TODAY — plus a huge surpriseNew York nurses Vanessa Baral and Herwyn Silva tied the knot on TODAY, two months after Baral recovered from COVID-19 she contracted while helping patients.
J.Lo joins Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb to thrill an NYC emergency room nurseThere’s no way to fully repay our front-line heroes for all they do in the battle against the coronavirus, but this sweet surprise was a way to say thanks to one of them.
Unbelievable luck! Michigan man wins $4M instant lottery prize … againMark Clark scratched a ticket with a coin that was given to him by his late father about 10 years ago.
Watch Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper’s sons meet for the first timeSee the proud pops celebrate Father’s Day by introducing their boys to each other via video call.
Football player who survived house fire as child shares inspiring message at ESPYs“I chase what I believe in and I’m here. Let’s see where I can go from here,” Taquarius Wair said while accepting the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance.
How 2 college students raised $50,000 on Instagram in support of Black Lives Matter"We tried to hunker down and think about what we could do to create that change."
How these nurses connect with patients silenced by COVID-19Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York, has implemented creative ways to get to know coronavirus patients, many of whom are intubated and unable to speak. “My Story” is a recent initiative where hospital staff create posters filled with photos and facts about a patient’s life.
Student and opera singer unexpectedly come together for national anthem duetA Portland State University student got a welcome surprise while she was performing on campus.
Jenna Bush Hager recalls the moment she knew Henry was the one for her"I was completely myself and he loved it," she said of her husband of 12 years.
9-year-old skater performs beautiful tribute at DC's Black Lives Matter Plaza"I wanted to share my hope for the future," Kaitlyn Saunders said.
Barbra Streisand gives Disney stock to George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughterGianna Floyd revealed the gift on Instagram.
My TODAY Plaza visitors: High school grad who survived brain cancerVirtual visitors from all over are on My TODAY Plaza Monday morning, including a New Jersey family starting their first official week of summer after the kids finished their virtual learning, and another New Jersey family with a high school grad who was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 11.
Stephen 'tWitch' Boss, Allison Holker celebrate Loving Day with sweet wedding picsLoving Day marks the anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court case from 1967 that overturned laws banning interracial marriage.
Hoda Kotb gives first look into new book of quotesThe uplifting book comes out Oct. 13.
The queen of Zoom? See Queen Elizabeth II take part in her 1st public video callThe 94-year-old monarch has truly mastered the art of the virtual meetup.
Single mom moved to tears after belting out ‘one of the best’ performances on 'AGT'Cristina Rae went from living in her car while pregnant to having a truly golden moment on the “America’s Got Talent” stage.
Mom who recovered from coronavirus tearfully reunites with her little girlA Louisiana mom who sent her daughter to live with an uncle for a month while she recovered from the coronavirus was in tears when they finally got a chance to hug again. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has your Morning Boost.
Barack and Michelle Obama encourage hope in commencement address: ‘Hold your heads high’The couple shared words of inspiration during YouTube's virtual commencement event as graduates begin to confront the challenges that stand before them.
Dad of toddler in viral hugging video speaks out: 'It's a beacon of hope'These two toddlers and best friends became internet superstars last year, but their story has new meaning today.
Newlyweds join Philadelphia protest on their wedding day: 'The power of love'The happy couple's wedding party included a few thousand protesters.
Jenna Bush Hager gets emotional remembering grandfather's best advice to herShe has his list of rules memorized.
Dad’s hilarious review of daughter’s pretend restaurant shares an important messagePeople all across the country – and plenty of stuffed animals – are loving this toddler’s adorable eatery.
Health care workers cheer for protesters outside New York hospitalsAcross New York City, hospital staff stepped outside to show their support for protesters who took to the streets in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Nashville community rallies around black man who said he was scared to walk aloneShawn Dromgoole shared his feelings online two days after George Floyd died while in Minneapolis police custody.
Al Roker shares video of son Nick that brought him 'a moment of peace'Al found comfort during a time of so much uncertainty.
Formerly homeless family gives back during COVID-19 pandemicWith job losses mounting and pending evictions across the country, a major increase in homelessness is expected in many cities. This is the story of one family in Oklahoma City who found a path out of homelessness and has made it their mission to give back to less fortunate families during the pandemic.
Watch 22 oversized teddy bears go for a roller coaster rideA group of oversized teddy bears were strapped in for a roller coaster ride at the Dutch theme park Walibi Holland, which reopened this week after the coronavirus lockdown. Weekend TODAY’s Kristen Welker has your Morning Boost.
Grandma dons inflatable unicorn suit to hug her grandsonsA grandmother who hadn’t had a chance to hug her grandsons throughout two months of quarantine found a creative solution: She wore an inflatable pink unicorn suit. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has your Morning Boost.
You'll want to call your mom after watching Tim McGraw's latest music videoThe song "I Called Mama" was recorded before the coronavirus pandemic hit, but the track has a whole new meaning now because of it.
Delivery driver’s prayer for baby caught on doorbell cameraA doorbell camera captured a delivery driver offering a prayer for one family’s 8-month-old baby, who has a health condition that makes him especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie has your Morning Boost.
NBC's Morgan Radford gets teary as loved ones celebrate her would-be wedding day“We may not be married yet, but we ARE loved."
Prince William and Kate Middleton were guest bingo callers in call to nursing homeThe royals joined the residents of Shire Hall Care Home in Cardiff, Wales, remotely to brighten their day by taking a turn as bingo callers.
Billy Porter opens up to Hoda about finding his true selfHoda Kotb interviews Billy Porter in a new episode of “Quoted By.” The Emmy-winning actor shares his favorite quote and opens up about embracing who he really is.
16 highly anticipated summer books you won't be able to put downYour next great summer read is probably on this list.
Watch Jenna's husband, Henry, crash her chat with HodaJenna and Hoda's latest "Unscripted" segment lived up to its name!
'Unbelievable': Mom delivers identical quadruplets during COVID-19 pandemicHaving spontaneous identical quadruplets is so rare, occurring anywhere from 1 in 11 million to 1 in 15 million live births.
Hoda surprises wedding couples around the world with special first danceSix couples in six different time zones got a special treat as they await their delayed wedding days in lockdown.
Man plays graduation march for members of the class of 2020A man who drives around looking for lawn signs that say “2020 grad” provides a little live pomp and circumstance for seniors who can’t attend live ceremonies. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb has your Morning Boost.
Viral photos show priest using squirt gun filled with holy water to bless churchgoersFather Tim Pelc had a creative solution for blessing churchgoers at a socially distant service.
Family surprises great-grandmother with creative 'hug time' deviceThe Marinaro family came up with a clever solution to share family hugs during the pandemic.
Watch Michelle Obama and Jenna surprise students with virtual prom announcementProm is on! The former first lady and the fourth hour co-host delivered some welcome news to students who could really use some virtual fun.
Watch this 6-year-old serenade his grandparents for their 50th anniversaryA 6-year-old boy who’s been taking guitar lessons during lockdown had his dad drive him three hours so he could surprise his grandparents with a serenade for their 50th anniversary. TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie has your Morning Boost.
Watch Jimmy Fallon's giggling daughters take over his Ethan Hawke interviewThe girls (literally) brought the laughs.
Tina Fey brought to tears as she learns grand total at coronavirus fundraiserFey was simply overcome by emotion when she realized just how much money people donated.
‘The Office’ cast reunites to re-create iconic dance for fans’ weddingJohn Krasinski’s “Some Good News” delivered one amazing surprise the happy couple will remember "forever."
Look into a nurse’s eyes: Friends, family and patients honor 22 heroic nursesIn honor of National Nurses Week and International Nurses Day, friends, families and patients share what they see when they look into the eyes of nurses they know and love. Learn about the inspiring contributions of 22 healthcare heroes from 18 different states across the U.S.
To the Class of 2020: This is your commencement addressAs you embark on your next chapter, here’s what we want you to know.
Bobbie Thomas gives update on husband 1 year after his strokeThe style expert and TODAY contributor said her husband is now walking with assistance a year after suffering a stroke at 40.
Blake Shelton surprises mother-and-daughter nurses fighting coronavirusThe country star sang for a nursing assistant and her daughter, who's a nurse at the same hospital where her mom spent weeks on a ventilator with COVID-19.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrate son Archie's 1st birthday with new videoSee the sweet video of the birthday boy and his mom that was filmed by his dad for a good cause.
Craig tears up after Hoda honors a school librarian"Thanks to all the teachers out there who are going the extra mile," an emotional Craig said.
Dylan Dreyer returns to TODAY from maternity leave in a 'special' wayThe 3rd hour of TODAY crew of Dylan, Craig Melvin, Sheinelle Jones and Al Roker raised a toast to being together on the show for the first time since last year.
Photographer captures heartbreak and hope of Class of 2020 with unique portraitsThe documentary photo essay hopes to capture "what could have been, what should have been, what might have been."
Watch weatherman's very excited dog interrupt his at-home forecastBeing on the clock from the comfort of your own house is no walk in the bark.
Looking for an inspirational story? 10 feel-good books to read right nowHave nothing to do? Read these inspirational books to pass the time and boost your mood.
Kelly Clarkson tears up over Thomas Rhett’s daughter's 'beautiful' adoption storyThe country crooner and his wife, Lauren Akins, opened up about the touching tale behind daughter Willa Gray’s meant-to-be adoption.
Bored at home? Download one of our free TODAY coloring sheets!We can't wait to see your creations!
'Unconditional love': Therapy dogs ease anxiety, bring joy to kids and seniors"It's that unconditional love and non-judgment that brings the most joy.”
Al Roker throws virtual prom for high school seniors who had theirs canceledThe class of 2020 at a Nebraska high school had a virtual prom to remember, complete with a shoutout from Demi Lovato.
‘MasterChef’ star has been cooking dinner for an elderly neighbor for a monthAnthony O'Shaughnessy has developed a sweet bond with his neighbor amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Virtual theater classes bring joy to students with autism during quarantineSocial distancing could be a roadblock in development for some students on the autism spectrum. The Miracle Project is striving to keep the paths to creativity and socialization open by offering their musical theater and life skills workshops online during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jenna Bush Hager reveals Savannah Guthrie is baby Hal's godmotherThe TODAY with Hoda & Jenna co-host also explained how her close friend and colleague helped her after her grandfather passed away.
How celebrities are pitching in in the fight against the coronavirusThey're spreading the love and generosity where it's most needed.
New Yorkers are giving nightly ovations to health workers. These are their portraitsAs Americans retreat indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, shut-in New Yorkers give nightly ovations for those working on the front lines.
#UpliftTODAY: FedEx driver saves wedding by delivering ring to the ceremonyDylan and Savanah Perkins had yet to receive the groom's ring by the day of their wedding but a FedEx driver saved the day by delivering the ring to the ceremony.
TODAY’s Heroes: UPS driver, communications worker, paramedicTODAY celebrates heroes doing their best to make life a little better amid the coronavirus crisis, including a UPS driver in New Jersey, a communications worker in Denver and a paramedic in California who’s been working 72-hour shifts.
99-year-old British WWII vet raises $22 million for health workers"It isn’t for me, it’s for all the people, the doctors and nurses, whichever country you are in," said Capt. Tom Moore.
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