Dunham hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the first time, and partook in a hilarious “Scandal” parody. Weekend Update anchor Cecily Strong tweeted about how much she loved Dunham’s performance. Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room.
A 10-year-old boy was rescued when he was left dangling from a chairlift at a ski area in Michigan. A chairlift manager and co-worker scaled the chairlift tower to pull the boy to safety.
Researchers have found a blood test that could predict whether a person will develop Alzheimer’s disease. The study identified blood fats that signal when brain cells are starting to degenerate.
In a series of remarkable images, a small plane and a skydiver became entangled about 75 feet off the ground. After getting caught in the parachute, the plane took a nosedive and the skydiver crashed to the ground. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.
Known as the "Barney Blowout," the annual University of Massachusetts pre-St. Patrick’s Day party spiraled out of control Saturday, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of unruly students. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.
Daylight Saving Time may mean losing an hour of sleep, but there’s a bright side to saying goodbye to a little extra shut-eye. NBC’s Joelle Garguilo reports.
It was a night of laughs, politics and some possible nudity as actress Lena Dunham took to her first hosting job on "Saturday Night Live."
At least two people on the missing Malaysia Airlines jet were traveling on stolen passports, something counterterrorism analyst Michael Leiter called “troublesome.”
“This kind of thing doesn’t happen,” said Tom Wood, a brother of Philip Wood, a passenger on the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. “He was my hero, my friend.” Wood is just one of the many family members and friends waiting for word on the missing plane.
Malaysian authorities say a military radar indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane may have attempted to turn back before disappearing. Now, a massive international search is underway, involving 40 ships and 22 airplanes. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
An ongoing spelling bee in Missouri between a 5th grade girl and 7th grade boy garnered national media attention, and one of them was finally crowned champion. NBC’s Ron Mott reports.
Kevin Daniels and Michael Mosley star as Hank St. Clare and Johnny Farrell on USA’s new show “Sirens,” and stopped by the plaza to speak about what they love about working on the show.
There is an ongoing debate about whether cameras that catch offenders running red lights have a place in America's intersections, with some mayors wanting to get rid of them as quickly as possible. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.
When Lester Holt was in balmy Sochi, Russia, for the Olympic Games, TODAY’s Erica Hill and Dylan Dreyer decided to head over to a hotel in Canada that is known for its icy reception.
The Conservative Political Action Conference wrapped up Saturday night with a speech from Sarah Palin, who got the crowd going with her Ted Cruz-inspired version of “Green Eggs and Plan.”
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