The paralyzed piglet is already an internet sensation. Now, Chris P. Bacon has secured his own book deal and thousands of fans around the world. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.
The “cliff effect” is what happens when just a small raise in a family’s income leads to an abrupt termination of essential public benefits, such as childcare. That happened to one man, who was about to get a promotion and a raise.
The calls from Moore, Oklahoma, offer a glimpse of the experiences of the tornado victims in the minutes after the storm struck. “We’ve got a daycare full of babies,” one caller said. “We got a daycare that just got cremated.” NBC’s Ron Mott reports.
The Skagit River Bridge was listed as "functionally obsolete" by the Federal Highway Administration last year, which meant it was structurally sound, but had an outdated design. The bridge did not hold up, however, when an oversize truck crashed into it.
Memorial Day weekend is supposed to mark the beginning of barbecues and sunbathing, but some parts of the country are expecting chilly winter weather, with up to six inches of snow possible in the Northeast. TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer reports.
Police arrested a friend of one of the murder suspects who allegedly killed a British soldier on a London street. The man was taken into custody after he told the BBC that Britain’s domestic spy agency had once tried to recruit the man.
Actress Amanda Bynes is facing new charges this week after allegedly throwing a bong out the window of her Manhattan apartment. It is the latest incident for Bynes, and has people drawing comparisons to other troubled former teen stars.
“Those who commit sexual assaults are not only committing a crime, they threaten the trust and discipline that makes our military strong,” said President Barack Obama to a graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy.
Among the most revered posts in the army is that of the soldiers who guard the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. Just a handful of soldiers have earned the honor of keeping vigil, and it’s a watch that has remained unbroken since 1926.
“The culture is too steeped with this type of behavior,” said Bridgette McCoy, who is a survivor of sexual assault and a former Army specialist. McCoy offered suggestions for how the military can create real change to prevent further sexual assaults.
Authorities said least 17 children were burned to death in eastern Pakistan on Saturday when a faulty gas cylinder exploded on the bus taking them to school. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.
Paul Tudor Jones is one of the world’s savviest investors, but the hedge fund billionaire and philanthropist is trying to explain comments about motherhood and high finance that are getting a lot of attention for all the wrong reasons.
Think skin cancer only affects older people, and sunscreen will last all day? Think again. Be smart about sunshine this summer with helpful tips from Dr. Cameron K. Rokhsar, a dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon. TODAY’s Lester Hill reports.
TODAY takes a look at “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon’s spoof of the TV hit series “Game of Thrones,” transforming the roof of the roof of NBC’s headquarters into the land of “Rockefell.”
The rain in the Northeast is bad for barbecues but good for the retailers who are pulling out all the stops to drive customers to their stores this weekend. Though the discounts may be deep, there are some purchases that are smarter than others.