Congress averted a government shutdown after members passed an extension of federal funding for 45 days. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy now faces challenges for his leadership. NBC’s Garrett Haake reports for TODAY.
Monday, October 2
Newsom chooses Laphonza Butler to fill Feinstein’s Senate seat
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed Laphonza Butler, the president of EMILY's List, to fill the Senate seat of the late Dianne Feinstein. Butler will be the third Black woman to ever serve in the Senate, as well as the first openly LGTBQ person to represent California. She will serve until the winner of the state’s next Senate election in November 2024 is sworn in.
Trump expected in New York court as civil fraud trial gets underway
Police search for 9-year-old possibly abducted in upstate New York
UAW walkouts expand amid possible strike in health care industry
Powerball jackpot tops $1 billion ahead of next drawing
Simone Biles makes history landing Yurchenko double pike
Football (Taylor’s Version): How Swift is dominating the NFL
In what’s being dubbed “Sunday Night Football (Taylor’s Version),” music super star Taylor Swift is transforming early-season NFL games into blockbuster television events amid speculation that she’s dating Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce. NBC’s Emilie Ikeda reports for TODAY, and Mike Tirico joins with analysis.
Late-night talk shows return after writers’ strike ends
For the first time since May, late-night talk shows including "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night With Seth Meyers, are back with all-new episodes following the monthslong writers’ strike. Meanwhile, the actors' union is set to return to the negotiating table. NBC’s Chloe Melas reports for TODAY.
Gen. Mark Milley talks tensions before the 2020 election
Gen. Mark Milley retired Friday as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a position he’s held for the last four years. He sat down exclusively with NBC’s Lester Holt to talk about the tensions before the 2020 election and concerns about any possible actions the military might take. See more Monday on Nightly News.
Man reported missing after possible shark attack in California
Damar Hamlin makes long-awaited return to NFL's regular season
3rd Hour of TODAY
Doctor debunks common myths about breast cancer
Noah Lyles on claiming world’s fast man title: ‘It’s about time’
Tone your arms and core with these simple moves
'Jeopardy!' champ Amy Schneider talks new book, love of learning
Cooking with Cal: Gluten-free chicken cutlets with arugula salad
TODAY with Hoda & Jenna
Hoda Kotb attends high school reunion, brings Hope on stage
Mindy Kaling recalls when she first wanted to be a mom
Brittany Broski on viral moment that changed her life, new podcast
Social media sensation Brittnay Broski sits with Hoda & Jenna to talk about her new podcast "The Broski Report" and about her journey to becoming an internet icon. "It's important to me, especially as a woman, that I didn't let people pigeonhole me online, and the podcast is an opportunity to do that," she says.