Seven Republican presidential candidates met for their second debate without the party’s clear frontrunner Donald Trump. Sparks flew onstage as all of the candidates tried to break out from the pack and move the needle with voters. NBC’s Garrett Haake reports for TODAY.
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Mom protects son with special needs during black bear encounter
Video shows a brave mother in Mexico protecting her son when a black bear emerges at their outdoor birthday celebration. Her son, Santiago, has Down syndrome and is afraid of animals so she held him and covered his eyes during the encounter in which the bear jumped onto the picnic table they were sitting at and helped himself to some food.